UTC Aerospace Systems to provide the electric system for Embraer's second
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer has chosen UTC
Aerospace Systems to provide the electric system for its new second generation
E-Jet aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp.
The electric system comprises electric power generation, emergency power
generation, primary power distribution and secondary power distribution.
Built on the success of the first generation E-Jet power generation system,
the second generation E-Jet system incorporates the latest integrated drive
generator technology and will provide up to 50 percent more power in a
similarly sized unit.
The primary and secondary power distribution systems will provide greater
performance and reliability at significantly lower weight. Innovative
technologies will provide Embraer additional flexibility to make changes and
updates more effectively.
"We are proud to continue our valued relationship with Embraer and to support
their advanced E-Jet aircraft with this high performance, integrated aircraft
electric system," said Tim White, president, UTC Aerospace Systems Electric
Systems. "The system combines proven products with innovations to support the
new E-Jet requirements for improved performance and reliability."
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.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified
company providing high technology products and services to the building and
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