CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rockwell Collins announced today that it has been selected by Airbus to provide the rudder/brake pedal assembly for the A350 XWB family of aircraft.
“Airbus’s confidence in us to design, produce and implement innovative solutions for this new-generation aircraft was a key factor in this latest award.”
“This win tops off a comprehensive suite of offerings for the A350 XWB, which represents the most content we’ve ever had on an Airbus platform,” said Kent Statler, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Commercial Systems for Rockwell Collins. “Airbus’s confidence in us to design, produce and implement innovative solutions for this new-generation aircraft was a key factor in this latest award.”
The previously announced Rockwell Collins-supplied products and solutions for the A350 XWB, including the aircraft’s communications, information management, landing and navigation systems, are valued at $2.5 billion over the life of the program.
More than 600 A350 XWBs have been ordered by airlines throughout the world.
About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management, and simulation and training is delivered by 19,000 employees, and a global service and support network that crosses 27 countries. To find out more, please visit www.rockwellcollins.com.
This press release contains statements including certain projections associated with Rockwell Collins providing various avionics and other systems, equipment and capabilities for the A350 XWB aircraft that are forward-looking statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to the number of aircraft built, our ability to execute our internal development and production plans; challenges in the design, development, production and support of advanced technologies as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in the Rockwell Collins Securities and Exchange Commission filings. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof and the Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement.