Business

November 4, 2013

UTC Aerospace Systems delivers its 5,000th nacelle system for a V2500® engine on an Airbus A321

UTC Aerospace Systems has delivered its 5,000th nacelle system for a V2500 engine manufactured by IAE International Aero Engines AG.

The nacelle was delivered from Hamburg, Germany, one of more than a dozen global sites that make up UTC Aerospace Systems’ Aerostructures business.

The nacelle and engine will be installed on an Airbus A321. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp.

The Aerostructures business has been the exclusive provider of nacelle systems for the V2500 since the nacelle program’s inception. The initial IAE V2500 equipped with an Aerostructures’ nacelle entered service aboard an Adria Airways Airbus A320 in May 1989. By 2004, the Aerostructures business headquartered in Chula Vista, Calif. had delivered 2,500 nacelle systems for the V2500 engine. Due to rate increases for the popular A320 family, it took only nine additional years for Aerostructures to mark the milestone 5,000th delivery.

“It is fitting that the 5,000th V2500 delivered from Hamburg, Germany, as our facilities there and in Toulouse, France are the co-located delivery centers for each V2500 propulsion system to the Airbus final aircraft assembly lines,” said Aerostructures President Marc Duvall. “After the final painting, rigging, buildup of engine systems, inspections and quality checks are performed at our European facilities, the V2500 propulsion center is ready to be mounted on its pylon under wing.”

About 45 percent of the fleet of Airbus A320 family aircraft currently in service is equipped with V2500 engines.




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


 
 

 

Headlines August 31, 2015

News: Pilot killed in crash was helping wounded veterans – A pilot who died in a small plane crash in the desert northeast of Los Angeles was giving free glider rides to wounded military veterans. Turkey carries out first air strikes as part of anti-Isis U.S. coalition – Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first air...
 
 

News Briefs August 31, 2015

Pakistan officials: U.S. envoy discusses Afghan peace efforts Pakistani officials say visiting U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice has discussed efforts to revive Afghan peace talks. Rice met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif Aug. 30. Two Pakistani officials say they discussed efforts to revive talks between the Afghan government...
 
 
Courtesy photograph

F-22 inaugural deployment to Europe

Courtesy photograph A pair of F-22 Raptors fly near the coastline of Panama City Beach, Fla. Four F-22 Raptors, one C-17 Globemaster III, and approximately 60 airmen arrived at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, to train with allie...
 

 
ILS photograph

Boeing-built satellite will create first global high-speed broadband network

ILS photograph The Inmarsat-5 F3 satellite launched Aug. 28 aboard a International Launch Services Proton Breeze M rocket from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–When the third Boeing-built [NYSE: BA] Inmarsat-5 sat...
 
 

Civil Air Patrol joins total force ‘Airmen’

When conducting missions for the Air Force as the official Air Force auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol is now included in the Air Force’s definition of the total force. CAP has provided 74 years of support to emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs. In August 2015, the Air Force updated Doctrine Volume 2, “Leadership,”...
 
 
DOD photograph by Air Force MSgt. Adrian Cadiz

Carter announces manufacturing initiative to aid war fighters

DOD photograph by Air Force MSgt. Adrian Cadiz Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces the creation of a National Manufacturing Innovation Institute to produce hybrid electronics during a speech at the National Full Scale Aerody...
 




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=""> <s> <strike> <strong>