PARIS AIR SHOW, Paris, June 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems congratulates Dassault Aviation on the roll out of the first Falcon 5X business jet. The roll out ceremony took place at Dassault Aviation's facility in Merignac, France earlier this month. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
UTC Aerospace Systems provides a number of components and systems for the Falcon 5X including the ram air turbine emergency power system, fire detection and extinguishing systems, the throttle control unit and the next-generation SmartProbe® air data system that provides critical information for the flight controls and pilot display systems.
UTC Aerospace Systems was also selected by Snecma (Safran) to provide the main accessory gearbox (AGB) for the Silvercrest Engine, which powers the Falcon 5X. The AGB facilitates the transmission of power from the engine core to the engine and aircraft accessories including the fuel pump, lube pump, generators and hydraulic pump.
"Congratulations to the Dassault Aviation team on the Falcon 5X rollout," said Gail Baker, vice president, Aerospace Customers and Business Development, UTC Aerospace Systems. "We are proud that our content contributes to the aircraft's advanced architecture and design features, and look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship with Dassault as the Falcon program progresses toward entry into service."
Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. is a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, France. Dassault Falcon Jet markets and supports the Falcon family of business jets throughout North America, South America and the Pacific Rim countries of Asia, including the People's Republic of China.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base, with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit the website at www.utc.com or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.
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