Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE: TGI) has announced Airbus has selected the company to supply uplocks for the main landing gear and nose landing gear for its latest A321XLR single aisle aircraft, the company said.
Triumph Integrated Systems will design and manufacture the uplocks, the locking device that keeps landing gear in the retracted position, for the life of the aircraft program. Triumph is a longstanding supplier of uplocks for Airbus, producing the equipment for multiple Airbus platforms. For the new contract, Triumph has developed more advanced locking technology benefiting Airbus and its customers.
Triumph´s Fluid Power & Actuation site in the UK developed the new uplock technology and will manufacture the main and nose uplocks for the A321XLR. Triumph´s extensive actuation capability and strong relationship with Airbus facilitated the rapid development of the new uplock technology.
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerospace and defense systems, components and structures. The company serves the global aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers and the full spectrum of military and commercial aircraft operators.