Business

September 25, 2013

AAR’s Telair delivers cargo center line restraint system to Air France

Telair International, a subsidiary of U.S.-based AAR CORP., has delivered two of its advanced centerline restraint systems to Air France to be used on the airlines Boeing 747-400 ERF aircraft.

Telairs system uses tie-down locations in the aircraft floor as well as cargo system components to secure centerline positioning of heavy or outsized cargo without strapping down the load. The system allows positioning and restraint of 10-foot, 16-foot or 20-foot pallets at the aircrafts center line to transfer loads of up to 31.250 lbs.

Eliminating the strapping down function saves time on the ground during loading and unloading, and up to 50 percent of space inside the hold.

Telair President Axel Hauner said there has been a renewed interest in the product. The concept was introduced on the Boeing 747-400BCF and is now certified for use on the Boeing 747-400F/ERF platform.

It increases the volumetric capacity of the aircraft during flights where heavy loads are being transported,î Hauner said. It also eliminates extra aircraft downtime while providing a secure means of transport.

The systems installed at the end of July on two Air France B747-400ERF freighter aircraft immediately entered revenue service and enabled us to significantly improve the carrying possibilities of heavy loads,î said Jean Yves Chaumet, Vice President, Operations and Logistics, Air France Cargo.

Telair International has served the airline industry for more than 40 years, with facilities on four continents. Today, AAR with Telair is the premiere one-stop-shop for the design and manufacture of advanced cargo handling systems and aftermarket services for the worlds airlines and OEMs.




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


 
 

 

Northrop Grumman passes key design review for B-2 weapons management upgrade

Northrop Grumman has successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Air Force that its plans to upgrade key weapons management software for the B-2 stealth bomber are on track and ready to proceed to the next level of development. The company successfully completed the critical design review of the service’s Flexible Strike Phase 1 program on Feb...
 
 

Boeing creates defense data analytics group

As part of a focus on increasing its global competitiveness, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is creating a new data analytics organization to provide customers with new and advanced offerings for leveraging information technologies across its products and services. Also, Chris Raymond, currently the vice president of Business Development & Strategy for Defense, Space &...
 
 
NG-people2

Northrop Grumman names VP, mission assurance for Electronic Systems sector

Northrop Grumman has appointed Sonal B. Deshpande vice president of mission assurance for the company’s Linthicum-based Electronic Systems sector. In this position, Deshpande is responsible for mission assurance across th...
 

 
sikorsky-raider

Sikorsky S-97 Raider helicopter achieves successful first flight

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary, announced May 22 the successful first flight of the S-97 Raider™ helicopter, a rigid coaxial rotor prototype designed to demonstrate a game-changing combination...
 
 
NG-people

Northrop Grumman appoints VP, program manager ISR division

Northrop Grumman announced it has appointed Steve Lunny, vice president and program manager for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance division within the company’s Information Systems sector. Lunny will report...
 
 

HELLADS laser completes development

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced May 21 that the High-Energy Liquid Laser completed the U.S. government acceptance test procedure and is now being shipped to the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. At WSMR, the laser will undergo an extensive series of live fire tests against a number of military targets.  GAASI is a leading...
 




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>