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Paris 2011: Liebherr Joins Embraer KC-390 Team

 - June 19, 2011, 8:12 PM

Embraer Defense and Security has selected Liebherr-Aerospace to provide the environmental and cabin pressure control system for the KC-390 military airlifter. The systems will be developed and manufactured in Toulouse, France, and will feature integrated control architecture combined with high-reliability lightweight pneumatic and mechanical components.

According to Francis Niss, president of Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS, the systems “will provide crew and troops with the most advanced air management system, enabling optimized conditions, as well as proven robustness under all of the aircraft’s operating situations,” The KC-390 is due to make a first flight in 2014, and enter service in the following year.