15-Oct-2010 Source: Curtiss-Wright
Curtiss-Wright Corporation have announced that it has signed a follow-on, long-term Design and Manufacturing Agreement with AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, to provide data recording and replay equipment, ice detection equipment and air data computers for use in GrandNew, AW139 and AW149 aircraft. Curtiss-Wright has been a supplier to AgustaWestland for the past 10 years.
“Curtiss-Wright is proud to have been selected by AgustaWestland to provide a wide array of our industry-leading electronic aircraft components,” said Martin R. Benante, CEO and Chairman of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. “This agreement represents the continued supply of these products as well as expanding the product portfolio supplied to AgustaWestland for current and future aircraft.”
Aircraft components provided by Curtiss-Wright under the agreement include Data Acquisition Flight Recorder, Multi Purpose Flight Recorder, Cockpit Control Unit, Cockpit Area Microphone, Recorder Independent Power Supply, Cockpit Panel Quick Access Recorder, Generic Air Data Unit, Ice Severity Detection System and PGS Flight Recorder Replay System.
Curtiss-Wright designs, develops and manufactures the components at its Motion Control segment’s Avionics facility in Christchurch, U.K.
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a diversified company headquartered in Parsippany, NJ. The company designs, manufactures and overhauls products for motion control and flow control applications, and provides a variety of specialized metal treatment services. The firm employs approximately 7,500 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Curtiss-Wright Controls is the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, subsystems and services internationally for the aerospace and defense markets. For more information, visit www.cwcontrols.com.