Control issues

  • 30-Jun-2008 08:37 EDT

Pratt & Whitney selected Hamilton Sundstrand to provide engine controls and accessories for the company’s next generation of engines for the new Mitsubishi Regional Jet, Bombardier CSeries, and Cessna Citation Columbus business aircraft. Under the agreement, Hamilton Sundstrand will provide the engines’ control, fuel, pneumatic, and thermal management systems. It has also been announced that Parker Aerospace’s Control Systems Division will be providing the flight control system for Cessna’s Model 850 Citation Columbus. Parker will design and manufacture the primary and secondary flight controls, including roll, pitch, and yaw axes; high lift; stabilizer trim; and speed brake controls.

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