Sikorsky Selects Esterline Control Systems for S-97 RAIDER™ Helicopter Program
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EVERETT, Wash., January 12, 2012 ― Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL), a leading specialty manufacturer serving aerospace and defense markets, has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft (NYSE:UTX), a subsidiary of United Technologies, as a team member to build a next-generation helicopter for evaluation by the U.S. military in 2014. Esterline will be supplying controls, displays, and software services for the aircraft — designated the S-97 RAIDER™ helicopter — through its Control Systems platform, marketed under the AVISTA®, BVR™, Korry®, and Mason™ brand names.
S-97 RAIDER Light Tactical Helicopter
Sikorsky S-97 Program Manager Doug Shidler (left),
recognizing Esterline Control Systems as a team sponsor,
presents a plaque to Michel Potvin, Esterline Control
Esterline Control Systems Selected to Supply Cockpit Controls for Embraer KC-390 Military Transport / Tanker
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SYLMAR, Calif., January 5, 2012 ― Esterline Corporation (NYSE:ESL, www.esterline.com), a leading specialty manufacturer serving aerospace/defense markets, today announced that its Sylmar-based Control Systems operation has been selected by Embraer Defense and Security to design and manufacture the rudder pedal stations, flap selectors, speed brake LRUs, landing gear levers, wheel tiller, and autobrake switch control panels for the KC-390 military transport/tanker program.