Spirit AeroSystems to design and manufacture nacelle systems for RR BR725

Spirit Aero Systems has been selected to design and build the nacelle, thrust reverser and engine build up components for the Rolls-Royce BR725 engine; a contract worth in excess of $600 million. Spirit will also support the aforementioned products in the Rolls-Royce Corporate Care Program throughout the life of the airplane. The BR725 is the selected engine for Gulfstream’s recently-announced G650 business jet.

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Honeywell selected to supply key avionics and mechanical systems for new Gulfstream

Honeywell will supply a broad suite of new avionics and mechanical systems for the all new Gulfstream G650 aircraft. The value of the contract is estimated at $3 billion including aftermarket sales over the life of the platform. The company will be providing the first business jet application of its Next Generation Flight Management System (NGFMS), previously announced for the Boeing 747-8, as well as its RDR4000 turbulence certified weather radar that is in service on the Airbus A380 and Air Force C-17 aircraft. Other new avionics products for the new G650 include dual five inch LCD Standby Multifunction Controllers Read more

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Goodrich to provide advanced systems and components for new Gulfstream

Goodrich’s Landing Gear team will provide the main and nose landing gear, Goodrich Interiors will supply the jet’s flight deck observer seats and the Goodrich Engine Control Systems team will provide the Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) system, comprising an electronic engine control, fuel metering unit, fuel pump and engine actuation for the Rolls-Royce BR725 engines that power the G650.

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Spirit AeroSystems designs and manufactures wing for new G650

Spirit AeroSystems announced Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation as the customer for one of its previously awarded business jet contracts. Spirit’s contract to design, produce, and integrate a flight-ready wing for the Gulfstream G650 Business Jet is worth in excess of $1 billion. Spirit won the contract through a global competitive bid process. The company will utilize its internal capability and global supply base to design and manufacture components for the aircraft. Final assembly, testing and delivery will be done at its Tulsa, Okla., facility.

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Pemco World Air Services to acquire assets of Wagner Aeronautical

Pemco revealed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Wagner Aeronautical, a world-leading conversion engineering firm based in California. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Commenting on the Wagner acquisition, Pemco Conversions Division President Kevin Casey said,

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Cyclone to supply Spirit AeroSystems with commercial aircraft parts

Cyclone Aviation Products was awarded a contract by Spirit AeroSystems to supply doors for commercial aircraft. The contract, valued at approximately $160 million, is Cyclone’s largest contract ever, with deliveries scheduled between 2009 and 2016. Cyclone Aviation Products and Services Ltd., located in Karmiel, Israel, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. Cyclone’s core business is manufacturing and maintenance of aircraft structures as well as engineering, manufacture, repair and upgrade of aircraft, UAVs and helicopters

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