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.

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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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