January 5, 2009
Embraer Makes First Customer Delivery of Phenom 100 Executive Jet With Eaton Onboard
IRVINE, California, January 5, 2009 - Embraer recently announced that it had delivered the first Phenom 100 executive jet to its first customer. The aircraft, which landed in the U.S. on December 31 after successfully completing its ferry flight from Sao Jose dos Campos, was recently certified by Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency and by the U.S. Federal Aviation Agency.
Eaton is a key component and sub-systems supplier on the new executive jet involving the overall design, development and manufacturer of the aircraft’s secondary power distribution units, flap actuation system and cockpit control panel and control components. This includes the integrated hydraulic power generation package; the aircraft’s landing gear control hydraulic components and cockpit controls, consisting of the throttle control quadrant, landing gear control lever and flap selector control lever. In addition, Eaton is supplying the new aircraft’s electronically synchronized flap actuation system, cockpit control panel, primary electrical power distribution module, ram air turbine actuation, and a number of hydraulic system fluid conveyance components.
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 ground systems, marine and off-road markets worldwide.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2007 sales of $13 billion. Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 80,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.