Sunday, May 25, 2014
Ricardo to make A320 components
BRIGHTON, U.K. – Ricardo, a a global engineering, strategic, and environmental consultancy, has been awarded an order from UTC Aerospace Systems for the manufacture of components used within the flap actuation system for the Airbus A320 family of aircraft. Ricardo will supply geared, splined, and prismatic machined components. "We are delighted to receive the first orders from UTC Aerospace to manufacture components for the popular Airbus A320 family of aircraft," said Ricardo managing director of performance products, Mark Barge. (Source: Ricardo via Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, 05/24/14) Gulf Coast note: Airbus is building an A320 final assembly line in Mobile, Ala.; UTC Aerospace has an operation in Foley, Ala.