CNS, Commercial

Honeywell Awarded Vietnam Airlines Contract

By Tish Drake | November 19, 2010

Vietnam Airlines has awarded a $100 million avionics and auxiliary power unit (APU) contract to Honeywell for its fleet of 36 new and 22 existing Airbus A321s. Honeywell said it will work with the airline to establish an in-house APU repair and overhaul capability.

Honeywell’s avionics for Vietnam Airlines include the Flight Management System (FMS), Multifunction Control Display Unit, Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS), Air Data Inertial Reference Unit (ADIRU), and Air Data Module (ADM).

Honeywell equipment available on Airbus aircraft include fuel controls, APU, electric power systems, communication/navigation radios, traffic/ground/weather surveillance systems, flight management system, inertial navigation systems, wheels, brakes and exterior LED lighting.

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