Eaton's AC Motorpumps Selected by Korean Air for Boeing 737NG Retrofit
Date: July 2, 2014
IRVINE, Calif. ... Power management company Eaton has been selected by Korean Air to supply AC motorpumps for its Boeing 737NG aircraft retrofit program. Eaton's hydraulic components are industry leaders in reliability and help operators optimize aircraft availability and lifecycle cost management. Over the next two years, Korean Air will replace existing
AC motorpumps on its 737NG fleet with Eaton's AC motorpumps. The contract value has not been disclosed.
"The high reliability of Eaton components and their excellent track record for airline customers were key selling points for Korean Air," said Lasse Ostergaard, vice president of the Aftermarket Division for Eaton's Aerospace Group. "Eaton's component excellence and proactive customer service continue to drive business growth in the Asia-Pacific for retrofits and new installations."
Eaton components can be found on virtually all commercial and military aircraft platforms. Eaton's AC motorpumps provide power to perform vital actions, including landing gear extension and retraction; flap, aileron, rudder and elevator motion; aircraft wheel braking; and cargo door opening and closing via hydraulic actuators.
In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of products and technologies for hydraulic systems, fuel and inerting systems, motion control and engine solutions. Eaton's portfolio includes hydraulic engine-driven and electro-hydraulic pumps, control and storage equipment, distribution components and motors; engine and airframe fuel pumps, fuel-control valves, aerial- and ground-fueling equipment, lightning protection devices, and fuel-gauging and fuel-inerting systems; electrical generators, secondary flight-control actuators, door and utility actuators, and nose wheel steering and actuation-control systems; air-distribution products, pressure sensors, static and dynamic seals, and fluid-health monitoring products and systems; and aftermarket service and support. Eaton serves commercial and military aerospace, marine, and defense markets worldwide.
Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 101,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.