Opening doors

  • 30-Jun-2008 08:40 EDT

Curtiss-Wright Corp. entered into a multi-year agreement valued at more than $16 million from Saab Aerostructures to provide the large cargo door mechanical actuation system for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The mechanical system is consists of five major flight-critical subassemblies, including the lift, pull-in, latching, locking, and vent systems for the 787 large cargo doors. Curtiss-Wright will manufacture these components at its Motion Control facility in Shelby, NC.

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