U.S. Air Force KC-46 Tanker to Feature Eaton Products and Technology at Paris Air Show 2011

 

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Paris Air Show le Bourget 2011
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20 - 26 June 2011
 
U.S. Air Force KC-46 Tanker at Paris Air Show / Le Bourget 2011
 

Saturday, June 18, 2011, 07:30 PM

 
U.S. Air Force KC-46 Tanker to Feature Eaton Products and Technology at Paris Air Show 2011.
 
 
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation will be a key system supplier to The Boeing Company on the U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 Tanker program. Eaton is a world leader in aerial refueling equipment, with extensive experience in supplying in-flight refueling solutions that support America’s national defense goals. Equipment on Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker will reflect the most advanced aerial refueling technology available in the world.
     

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation will be a key system supplier to The Boeing Company on the U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 Tanker program. Eaton is a world leader in aerial refueling equipment, with extensive experience in supplying in-flight refueling solutions that support America’s national defense goals. Equipment on Boeing’s KC-46 Tanker will reflect the most advanced aerial refueling technology available in the world.
US Air Force (USAF) KC-46 tanker

     

“We congratulate Boeing on being selected by the U.S. Air Force to provide an aircraft that plays such a critical role in our national defense,” said Bradley J. Morton, president of Eaton’s Aerospace Group. “It is an honor to support the military with products that represent the very best in technology, value and performance, and Eaton is proud to be a member of the KC-46 Tanker team.”

Eaton has completed a Memorandum of Agreement with Boeing to supply products over the life of the KC-46 Tanker program. Eaton content will include hydraulic and fuel distribution subcomponents, cargo door electro-mechanical actuation systems, hydraulic system components, electrical sensing and control devices and cockpit controls.

In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.

 

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