Business

July 31, 2013

Curtiss-Wright awarded contract from Irkut Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced July 31 the receipt of a contract from Irkut Corporation to supply the flight data recording system for use on the MC-21 aircraft program.

The initial contract is valued at approximately $21 million, with an estimated future value over the life

of the program in excess of $50 million. Shipment of the products is scheduled to begin in February 2015.

“We are pleased to have been selected by Irkut to provide our fully integrated flight data recorder technology on the MC-21 aircraft progra1,” said Martin R. Benante, chairman and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. “As a leading provider of data handling avionics systems, this program is the result of our successful efforts to increase our business in the Russian aviation market.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Curtiss-Wright will provide Irkut with the MC-21’s ISSKOR data recorder system, an integrated flight data acquisition, monitoring, processing and recording solution. The Curtiss-Wright facility located in Christchurch, England, will be manufacturing the products covered by this agreement.

The Irkut MC-21 aircraft is a twin-engine short-range and mid-range jet airliner with a capacity of 150-212 passengers being developed and manufactured in Russia by Irkut and the Yakovlev Design Bureau of the United Aircraft Corporation group. The fully featured ISSKOR system comprises dual imaging Multi Purpose Flight Recorders, an integrated Cockpit Control Unit, a Cockpit Area Camera, dual Recorder Independent Power Supplies, dual Cockpit Area Microphones, an integrated Flight Data Acquisition Unit, an antenna and an accelerometer.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Headlines December 19, 2014

News: SpaceX’s attempt to land rocket on floating barge postponed - It’s set to be one of the most groundbreaking moments in humanity’s six decades of space exploration. Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill into law - President Obama signed the $1.1 trillion federal spending measure into law Dec. 16, officially ending any threat of a government...
 
 

News Briefs December 19, 2014

Trial set for ex-Navy engineer in military secrets case A former Navy civilian engineer is scheduled to stand trial next summer on charges of trying to steal aircraft carrier schematics. Media outlets report that 35-year-old Mostafa Awwad of Yorktown, Va., pleaded not guilty Dec. 17 to two counts of attempted exportation of defense articles and...
 
 
Army photograph by C. Todd Lopez

Army to launch cruise missile-detecting aerostat at Aberdeen Proving Ground

Army photograph by C. Todd Lopez The Army plans to launch an aerostat, part of the “Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor,” in late December 2014. The JLENS aerostat will be tethered to the...
 

 
Air Force photograph by SrA. Jordan Castelan

AF delivers Iraqi F-16s for training in US

Air Force photograph by SrA. Jordan Castelan Iraqi air force captain Hama conducts preflight inspections while inside a new to service Iraqi F-16 Fighting Falcon Dec. 17, 2014, located at the nearby Tucson International Airport...
 
 
Air Force photograph by SSgt. Derek VanHorn

Short-notice: A new way to exercise

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Derek VanHorn Airmen from Kadena Air Base, Japan, prepare for an aeromedical evacuation exercise on a KC-135 Stratotanker Dec. 5, 2014, at Misawa Air Base, Japan. The operation was executed in supp...
 
 
Lockheed Martin photograph by Andy Wolfe

Japan, Australia to provide F-35 maintenance sites in Pacific region

Lockheed Martin photograph by Andy Wolfe An F-35C Lightning II joint strike fighter carrier variant prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 6, 2014. Japan and Australia will be sharing...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>