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Moog Supplying Integrated Flight Control System on Gulfstream G2509 October 2008
Moog Inc. announced today that its Aircraft Group has been selected by Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics and Israel Aerospace Industries as the complete flight control system supplier for the Gulfstream G250 business jet. Moog has been working on design and development activities since 2007.
The system includes flight control computers, primary and secondary flight control actuators, high lift system, cockpit sensors and miscellaneous components. Moog will also provide integration and certification support for the G250.
The G250 offers the largest cabin and longest range at the fastest speed in its class. The G250 is capable of traveling 3,400 nautical miles at 0.80 Mach and has a maximum operating speed of 0.85 Mach. The first flight is scheduled for the second half of 2009, with expected customer deliveries commencing in 2011.
Moog Aircraft Group President Warren Johnson said, “Moog has supplied high lift actuation products and subsystems to Gulfstream over the last 40 years. We are honored to be supplying the complete flight control system for this new and exciting aircraft.”
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 industry machinery, marine and medical equipment.