Textron’s Bell subsidiary plans to use a Pratt & Whitney-built helicopter engine as auxiliary power unit for its proposed helicopter design for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft program, Vertical Magazine reported Tuesday.Read More »
Boeing and France-based Safran have unveiled a new joint venture to design, develop and service auxiliary power units or engines used to start aircraft and related systems while on the ground. Etienne Boisseau will serve as CEO of the new JV, Initium Aerospace, which will operate in San Diego to build APUs in collaboration with Boeing and Safran teams on production and engineering, Boeing said Wednesday.
A joint venture of Boeing and Safran has received clearances from regulators to kick off design, development and servicing work on onboard engines built to power aircraft while on the ground. Etienne Boisseau will serve as CEO of the new JV that will design auxiliary power units in San Diego, Boeing said Friday. …Read More »
Boeing and France-based Safran have formed a new joint venture that will develop and service auxiliary power units or onboard engines used to power aircraft while on the ground. Boeing said Monday both firms will own a 50 percent stake in the U.S.-based joint venture and that it expects the …Read More »
The Naval Air Systems Command plans to award United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary a sole-source contract to help install updated auxiliary power units into the U.S. Navy‘s E-6B Mercury planes. Work will cover APU installation, sustainment and engineering support for 16 E-6B aircraft units and training systems, the Navy said in a FedBizOpps notice posted …Read More »
Honeywell International has been awarded a $64.9 million contract modification to repair, replace and provide program support for auxiliary power units of the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 A/G, P-3 and C-2 auxiliary power units. The company will also support F/A-18 main fuel controls and electronic control technology and P-3 engine driven compressor, the Defense Department said Thursday. DoD …Read More »
A Marvin Group business unit will redesign and update the auxiliary power units in the vehicle electronics of Multiple Launch Rocket System vehicles under a pre-solicitation notice issued by the U.S. Army, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. The report stated that Marvin Land Systems will work to further develop the MLRS’ electric and hydraulic …Read More »
Champion Aerospace, a TransDigm Group subsidiary, has been chosen by United Technologies Corp. to supply igniters, exciters and ignition leads to UTC’s aerospace systems under Life of Program agreements. UTC said Wednesday the UTV2 long-term supply contracts cover the provision of ignition components for UTC’s aerospace programs, such as aircraft …Read More »