Moog and the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China signed a letter of intent for the development of the High Lift System for the C919, COMAC’s new narrow body commercial transport. The letter of intent is a framework agreement to commence the joint development phase of the C919 High Lift System in parallel with definitizing contract terms for the production program. The High Lift System includes all flap and slat actuation, pilot interfaces, electronic controls, power drive units, wing tip brakes, gearboxes and miscellaneous components. COMAC has forecasted a global market for more than 2,000 C919 aircraft over the 20 years following entry into service, planned for 2016.
AAR acquires Trax to accelerate digital solutions strategy
Chicago-headquartered AAR CORP. (AAR) has announced its acquisition of Trax Corp. (trax), a leading independent provider of aircraft MRO and fleet management software to accelerate its digital solutions strategy. AAR is a global aerospace and defence aftermarket solutions company with operations in over 20 countries. It supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: