Supplier selected

  • 12-Aug-2008 10:23 EDT

Cessna Aircraft Co. selected Eaton Corp. as the fuel systems supplier for the new, large cabin, intercontinental Model 850 Citation Columbus business jet. The value of the program to Eaton is estimated at approximately $100 million over 20 years. According to Cessna, the first flight is scheduled for 2011. As system integrator, Eaton will design, develop, and manufacture the complete aircraft fuel system including the electric fuel boost pumps, ejector pumps, flow control valves for fuel transfer, the refuel/defuel subsystem, and the fuel quantity measurement system.

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