Tag Archives: auxiliary power unit

Boeing-Safran JV to Operate as Initium Aerospace; Stan Deal Quoted

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.
 

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NAVAIR Eyes Pratt & Whitney for E-6B Power Tech Upgrade Support Contract

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 …

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Honeywell Gets $65M Modification on Navy Aircraft Power Tech Support Contract

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 …

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Marvin Group Unit to Update Auxiliary Power Units on Army Rocket-Launching Vehicles

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 …

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UTC Taps Champion Aerospace as Ignition System Components Supplier; Jason Marlin Comments

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 …

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