UTC Aerospace Systems said it has put its first Airbus A320neo into service.
A Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt to Munich this week marks a significant milestone for commercial aviation. Airbus has reported that nearly 80 airlines have placed approximately 4,500 orders for the A320neo aircraft.
UTC Aerospace Systems´ advanced technology helps to control, light and stop the A320neo while also providing critical data to in-flight and ground crews.
UTC Aerospace Systems further supports the aircraft with a variety of including its flight control actuation system, cockpit controls, cabin pressure and control system, electric systems, fire protection, emergency power, cockpit and exterior lighting, wheels and brakes and air data sensors. In addition, UTC Aerospace Systems provides the complete engine controls package for the PW1100G-powered A320neo, including nacelles and thrust reversers.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base, with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities. It is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
United Technologies, based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries.