CHINA SPECIAL: C919 update
“…CFM International Providing the Leap-X1C engine that will power the aircraft. Has signed agreement with AVIC’s Commercial Aircraft Engine to study the feasibility of an assembly line and engine test facility in China.
GE Aviation Supplying the core processing system, cockpit display systems, on-board maintenance systems and flight recorders with partner AVIC Systems.
Rockwell Collins Supplying the communication, navigation and surveillance systems on the C919, as well as the in-flight entertainment system and cabin core system. It is doing the work with Chinese partners China Electronics Technology Avionics (part of state-owned China Electronics Technology group), AVIC’s China Leihua Electronic Technology Research Institute and AVIC’s Shanghai Aero Measurement-Controlling Research Institute.
Honeywell Providing fly-by-wire flight control system, inertial reference and air data systems, auxiliary power unit, wheels and brakes. It is partnering China’s Flight Automatic Control Research Institute, Hunan Boyun New Materials and Changsha Xinhang Wheel and Brake.
Parker Aerospace Supplying the aircraft’s hydraulics system, flight control actuation and fuel tank systems in partnership with AVIC Systems.
Liebherr-Aerospace Providing the landing gear and air management systems through partnerships with AVIC’s landing gear manufacturing subsidiary in Changsha and Nanjing Engineering Institute of Aircraft Systems.
Eaton Supplying the fuel and hydraulic conveyance systems, cockpit panel assemblies and dimming control system…”
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