Eaton to supply components for Pilatus’ PC-21 contract

  • 07-Jan-2010 04:29 EST
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Eaton is supplying the bleed air ducts, tube fittings, V-band clamps, hose assemblies, nose landing gear actuator, and roll spoiler actuator for the fleet of 25 PC-21 turboprop aircraft destined for the United Arab Emirates Air Force & Air Defense.

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. selected Eaton Corp. to supply components for a fleet of PC-21 turboprop aircraft destined for the United Arab Emirates Air Force & Air Defense. Eaton, through the conveyance systems division of its aerospace business, located in Gilching, Germany, is a Tier 1 supplier of bleed air ducts, tube fittings, V-band clamps, and all hose assemblies for the PC-21. The company’s hydraulic systems division in Los Angeles, CA, is a Tier 2 supplier of the nose landing gear actuator and the roll spoiler actuator. The Pilatus Aircraft contract will supply 25 PC-21 turboprops, which are scheduled to begin delivery in 2011.

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