LINDENBERG, Germany - Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, center of excellence for flight controls, actuation, landing gear systems, gears, gearboxes as well as electronics, was selected by Spirit AeroSystems to supply the thrust reverser actuation system. A first in the history of the German aircraft OEM, AviationPros report. Continue reading original article.
The Intelligent Aerospace take:
October 21, 2021 -Liebherr profits from its knowledge of hydraulic and mechanical actuation that is proven by uncountable flight hours in commercial and business aviation. The thrust reverser actuation is being developed based on technologies that are available and mature at Liebherr.
Despite the very demanding situation during the COVID-19 pandemic, which allows only virtual meetings, the high quality of the cooperation between Spirit AeroSystems and Liebherr enabled the development team to achieve the first significant development milestone in time. The successful Preliminary Design Review was as well a demonstration of the seamless collaboration within the worldwide Liebherr liaison network, in this case with the Liebherr office in Seattle, Washington, which assures always the proximity to the Customer.
Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor