Kidde to provide C919 integrated fire and protection system

  • 26-May-2010 07:54 EDT

Commercial Aviation Corp. of China Ltd. (COMAC) selected Kidde Aerospace & Defense, a Hamilton Sundstrand business unit, to provide the integrated fire and overheat protection systems for its new C919 aircraft. The system includes engine and auxiliary power unit (APU) fire detectors; wheel well and bleed duct overheat monitoring sensors; cargo and lavatory smoke detectors; fixed fire extinguishers for the engines, APU, and cargo compartment; portable fire extinguishers for the cockpit and cabin; and a new electronic control assembly that integrates these independent fire protection component technologies into a single system. The program value is estimated to be worth more than $250 million in revenue over the program's life.

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