IAI To Produce 777X Tail Frames

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a deal with Boeing to manufacture tail frames on future 777X aircraft.

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a deal with Boeing to manufacture tail frames on future 777X aircraft.

The new contract expands on IAI’s existing agreements with Boeing, which see it produce frames on current 777 models as well as the 787 aircraft at its facility in Lod.

In a statement, IAI said working with Boeing on the 777X is a “significant recognition” of its technological capabilities.

The value of the contract hasn’t been disclosed but IAI said the agreement is valued in the region of “hundreds of millions of dollars in the coming years”.

 

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