PARIS …Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has been selected by Dublin-based AWAS (Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services) to provide engine-driven pumps and AC motorpumps for the company’s forward order fleet of Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 aircraft. The contract designates Eaton’s pumps as baseline components on aircraft to be leased by AWAS, one of the world’s largest aircraft leasing companies.
“Our new relationship with AWAS highlights Eaton’s status as a component provider of choice for a growing number of aircraft leasing and airline customers worldwide,” said Eric Alden, vice president of customer support for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. “We are excited about this new opportunity to extend Eaton’s excellence in component quality and reliability to AWAS.”
Engine-driven pumps and AC motorpumps provide hydraulic power to perform vital actions on the aircraft, 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 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.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2010 sales of $13.7 billion. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and 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 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.