Moog Announces Contract Award from Embraer for Flight Control System on Second Generation of E-Jets
13 May 2013
East Aurora, NY, USA - Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) announced today that its Aircraft Group was selected by Embraer S.A. to supply the Primary Flight Control System for Embraer’s second-generation E-Jet family. Under the contract Moog will provide design, qualification and certification support for a three-axis integrated Primary Flight Control System including Moog proprietary flight control computers and software, flight control actuators and related control electronics.
Provisionally outlined with 78- to-122 seats, the new aircraft will succeed the current E-170 and E-190 lines and is scheduled to enter service in 2018. The new family will be reconfigured with an all-new wing, full fly-by-wire flight control systems and extended main landing gear to provide more clearance for new, higher bypass engines.
"We have been working to develop this relationship with Embraer for over a decade and are delighted to have been selected as a key system supplier on this platform,” said Warren Johnson, President of Moog’s Aircraft Group. “Our selection is the culmination of a lot of hard work and underscores our reputation as a leading supplier of complete flight control systems to the global aircraft market.”
Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, wind energy, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.moog.com.
Embraer S.A. is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jets of up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil’s leading exporters. Embraer’s headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, China, France, Portugal, Singapore, and the U.S. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft and systems for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense and security segments. It also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.embraer.com.br.
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