AVIC and Nexcelle enter engine nacelle JV

  • 23-Sep-2009 10:36 EDT

AVIC Aircraft Corp. and Nexcelle have signed an MOU for a new joint venture that will design and manufacture engine nacelle and components for a full range of aircraft applications. AVIC Aircraft is responsible for the development of medium/large transport, commercial aircraft, landing gear systems, and nacelle in China, while Nexcelle is the nacelle JV company created by GE’s Middle River Aircraft Systems and Aircelle, a Safran group company. AVIC Aircraft and Nexcelle will consider a broad range of nacelle and components manufacturing and design opportunities, including current production programs and for new aircraft. Categories could range from business jets to large airliners.

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