10 September 2015

1st MLG-Door for A350-1000 delivered.

Daher has delivered to Airbus the 1st main landing gear door for the A350-1000, which will be used during the kinematics test program set to be carried out on the landing gear. 

Daher is a French Tier1 for Airbus in the A350 XWB program with headquarter at Tarbes, that additionally to the Design & Build contract for the main landing gear doors (MLGD) it has responsibility for several other Work Packages as parts for the engine environment, elementary parts made of thermoplastic composites and also integrated logistics services.

“This 1st component comes exactly 4 years after the same part for the -900 version and on the exact date of need approved with Airbus over a year ago, which is definitely testimony to our commitment to our customer” said Nicolas Orance, Director of Daher’s Aerospace & Defense Business Unit. 

“The landing gear doors required innovations to optimize their design and manufacture, using the latest equipment for automated fiber placement,” explained Christophe Berger, Industrial Director at Daher.

Based on the press release “Daher delivers its first main landing gear door for the Airbus A350-1000”

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