Liebherr-Aerospace to supply main gear steering equipment for Boeing’s 777 and 777X
Boeing Commercial Airplanes has awarded Liebherr-Aerospace another contract for the 777 and 777X programmes.
Liebherr-Aerospace will deliver two electronic components of the main gear steering system for the two wide-bodies: the main gear steering control unit and the nose gear steering position transducer.
Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Lindenberg (Germany), Liebherr’s unit for flight control and landing gear systems, will be in charge of developing and qualifying the units. The qualification as well as the manufacturing of the main gear steering control will be conducted in house at Liebherr-Elektronik GmbH, Lindau (Germany), the company’s unit for electronic hardware development and manufacturing.
Liebherr-Aerospace also has contracts for the 777X folding wing tip system, the trailing edge actuation system and the power drive unit and hydraulic motor for the actuation system.