Triumph Group (NYSE:TGI) has announced it has delivered key engine throttle control system components for XB-1, Boom Supersonic´s demonstrator aircraft, the company said.
The engine throttle control system supports XB-1´s final assembly and ground testing, as it prepares for first flight in 2020.
Triumph Integrated Systems´ Geared and Mechanical Solutions operating company designed and manufactured the throttle control system out of its North Wales, Pennsylvania site. The system consists of the cockpit throttle quadrant, telescopic control assembly, hybrid cables, engine throttle gearbox and pressure bulkhead assembly. Preliminary design of the throttle control system began in November 2017 with completion of the latest milestone, critical design review, occurring in January 2019.
Triumph Group, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerospace and defense systems, components and structures.