UTC Aerospace Systems' Select Esterline for Embraer's Second-Gen E-Jet and MRJ Aircraft Program

By CIOReview | Wednesday, June 24, 2015

BELLEVUE, WA:  Esterline Power Systems – manufacturer a broad range of high-reliable power switching and control components and equipment for aerospace, ground vehicle, rail, and high-end industrial applications worldwide has announced that its Power Systems business group has been selected by UTC Aerospace Systems, a division of United Technologies Corporation that  designs, manufactures and offers  servicing systems and components for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms, to design and manufacture the primary electrical power distribution systems for Embraer's second-generation of E-Jet and Mitsubishi's Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft programs.

Esterline's equipment will support Embraer Regional Jet (ERJ) models 175-E2, 190-E2 and E195-E2, as well as the MRJ-90. The ERJ primary power distribution system consists of four separate units -- the Left Integrated Control Center, Right Integrated Control Center, Auxiliary Integrated Control Center, and Emergency Integrated Control Center. On the MRJ, Esterline will be providing the Left, Right and Emergency Integrated Control Centers. In total, Esterline estimates these contracts will generate more than $200 million in revenue for the company.

“Systems group and are perfect examples of Esterline's ability to deliver quality, reliable products for critical aircraft systems while building on important customer partnerships for the long term," says Curtis Reusser, CEO, Esterline.