SEATTLE, September 29, 2008 — Korry has been chosen by Honda Aircraft Company to supply cockpit control panels for the new HondaJet advanced light jet. The control panels will feature innovative human interface design, complementing HondaJet’s state-of-the-art all-glass flight deck. Each panel will integrate Korry’s 5/8-inch LED switches with lightplates and other components, providing a compact, ergonomically efficient solution. Korry will supply 12 control panels per aircraft beginning in 2008.
Founded in Seattle in 1937, Korry is the world's leading manufacturer of electro-optical cockpit control and display solutions for the aerospace and defense industry. Korry is a wholly owned subsidiary of Esterline Corporation (www.esterline.com; NYSE: ESL), a specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Esterline employs more than 9,000 people worldwide.
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