BAE Systems Wins Contract for Development of Flight Control Electronics

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BAE Systems has been selected by aircraft manufacturer Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force to provide flight control electronics for the KC-390 military transport aircraft. BAE Systems will provide hardware, software, system design, and support integration of flight control electronics on the aircraft.

“This contract broadens our relationship with Embraer and we are excited about working with them to develop the flight control system for their next generation aircraft,” said Dr. Ehtisham Siddiqui, vice president and general manager of commercial avionics for BAE Systems.

The terms of the contract state BAE Systems will supply flight control computers and actuator control electronics. The firm has been developing and producing fly-by-wire systems for over four decades and has more than 20,000 systems in service on commercial and military aircraft around the world.

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