PARIS - PARIS AIR SHOW - Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation components and systems are supporting the successful flight test program of the Boeing 747-8, Boeing's largest commercial aircraft. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
Hamilton Sundstrand supplies a variety of products for the 747-8, including the cabin pressure control system, the electric power system, emergency ram air turbine system, auxiliary power unit, and emergency signage, as well as fire detection and overheat systems, supplied by Hamilton Sundstrand subsidiary, Kidde Aerospace. The overall program value to Hamilton Sundstrand is in excess of $1 billion.
"We are proud to support our valued customer, Boeing, in flight testing of their 747-8," said Hamilton Sundstrand President Alain Bellemare, "and to supply a broad range of content that contributes to the operational efficiency of this airplane."
With 2010 sales of $5.6 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn. Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.
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