UTC Aerospace Systems Selected by China Airlines to Provide Wheels and Carbon Brakes for their Airbus A350-900 Fleet

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 11, 2014 — (PRNewswire) —  UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by China Airlines to supply the wheels and carbon brakes for its fleet of 14 Airbus A350-900 aircraft.  The company will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility in Troy, Ohio. China Airlines will take delivery of their first A350-900 aircraft in 2016. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The A350-900 carbon brakes use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat sink material. The DURACARB® carbon provides exceptional brake performance and a 35 percent brake life advantage over competitive products, producing significant cost savings for operators.

"China Airlines' selection of our A350 wheels and brakes demonstrates their confidence in our product innovation and adds to the portfolio of equipment we already provide to this key customer," said Jim Wharton, Senior Vice President, Landing Systems for UTC Aerospace Systems.

"During our long-term relationship UTC Aerospace Systems has provided industry-leading products and customer support.  We are counting on their superior brake life and reduced maintenance costs for our new A350 fleet," said Joseph Chou, General Manager, Supplies Department, China Airlines.

China Airlines, founded in 1959, is the largest airline in Taiwan.  Headquartered at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, the airline's operations include scheduled passenger and cargo services to 118 destinations in 29 countries worldwide.

China Airlines has a fleet of 90 aircraft and more than 11,000 employees worldwide. As one of SkyTeam airline alliance's 20 members. China Airlines offers passengers access to an extensive global network of more than 16,000 daily flights to 1,052 destinations in 177 countries. China Airlines has been named the "Best Airline in North Asia" by U.S.-based Global Traveler magazine. China Airlines also introduced the 777-300ER fleet, which will launch next-generation services in 2014 to continue promoting superior aviation safety as well as an eco-friendly, innovative and attentive service.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.

www.utcaerospacesystems.com 

SOURCE UTC Aerospace Systems

Contact:
UTC Aerospace Systems
United Technologies Corp.
China Airlines
Valerie Francis
Phone: +1 937-440-2313
Email Contact Andrew Martin
Phone: +1 704-423-7048
Email Contact
Web: http://www.utcaerospacesystems.com




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Editorial
Peggy AycinenaWhat Would Joe Do?
by Peggy Aycinena
Job Openings: Can EDA Predict the Future
More Editorial  
Jobs
Verification Engineer for Ambarella at Santa Clara, CA
Test Development Engineer(Job Number: 17001697) for Global Foundaries at Santa Clara, CA
Timing Design Engineer(Job Number: 17001757) for Global Foundaries at Santa Clara, CA
Technical Support Engineer Germany/UK for EDA Careers at San Jose, CA
Engr, Elec Des 2 for KLA-Tencor at Milpitas, CA
Upcoming Events
CDNLive Silicon Valley 2017 at Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara CA - Apr 11 - 12, 2017
10th Anniversary of Cyber-Physical Systems Week at Pittsburgh, PA, USA PA - Apr 18 - 21, 2017
DVCon 2017 China, April 19, 2017, Parkyard Hotel Shanghai, China at Parkyard Hotel Shanghai Shanghai China - Apr 19, 2017
Zuken Innovation World 2017 at Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa Hilton Head Island NC - Apr 24 - 26, 2017
S2C: FPGA Base prototyping- Download white paper



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy