Liebherr Wins Second 777X Supply Deal

Boeing has awarded French OEM Liebherr-Aerospace a second component supply contract for the new 777X aircraft.

Boeing has awarded French OEM Liebherr-Aerospace a second component supply contract for the new 777X aircraft.

Liebherr, which already supplies elements of the 777X’s folding wingtip system, is to design and manufacture a lightweight power drive unit and hydraulic motor for the aircraft’s leading edge actuation system at its Lindenberg, Germany site.

The facility will also be responsible for servicing the components in the future.

Production of the 777X is scheduled to begin in 2017 with delivery expected for 2020.

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