Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Eaton to Supply Components for China Southern A320s
Eaton Corp. will supply engine-driven pumps and AC Motorpumps for China Southern Airlines’ 30 new Airbus A320s.
All of China Southern’s Airbus aircraft use engine-driven pumps and AC motorpumps supplied by Eaton, including their current fleet of 179 A320 jets. The Airbus A330, A340 and A380 aircraft also use Eaton’s pumps, which provide hydraulic power needed to perform landing gear extension and retraction; flap, aileron, rudder and elevator motion; aircraft wheel braking and cargo door opening and closing.
“China Southern and a growing number of airlines in the Asia-Pacific region are benefiting from Eaton solutions that support improved aircraft performance and total lifecycle management,” said Joe-Tao Zhou, president – Asia Pacific, Eaton’s Aerospace Group. “Eaton components provide unsurpassed levels of reliability and efficiency for our customers, and our global support network ensures that products are available whenever and wherever needed to keep fleets in operation around the world.”