FARNBOROUGH 2010: Hamilton Sundstrand pilot controls for C919

The Commercial Aviation Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) has selected Hamilton Sundstrand business Ratier-Figeac to provide the C919’s pilot controls, including sidesticks, rudder brake pedals, speed brake control lever, control panel and the thrust control quadrant.

COMAC had previously selected Hamilton Sundstrand’s Electric Systems business to provide the aircraft’s electric power generation and distribution systems, while Hamilton Sundstrand’s Kidde Aerospace & Defense business was chosen to provide the C919’s integrated fire and overheat protection systems.

The combined value of these awards is estimated to be worth more than $1.5 billion in revenue over the programme’s life.

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