Bombardier name seven new suppliers for Global 7000 and Global 8000


Rockwell Collins, Parker Aerospace, Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, Liebherr-Aerospace, Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems, Apparatebau Gauting GmbH and Arrowhead Products join the programme

Bombardier Aerospace has selected another seven
suppliers on major packages on its new Global
7000 and Global 8000
jets. The awarding of these contracts to renowned aerospace companies, who will
design and manufacture key systems, is an important milestone in the program

Rockwell Collins has been selected for the avionics
system and primary flight control computer; Parker Aerospace, the hydraulics
system and fly-by-wire flight control technology; Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, the
main and nose landing gear system; Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems (MABS), the
wheels and braking system; Liebherr-Aerospace, the air management system;
Apparatebau Gauting GmbH, the water and waste system; and Arrowhead Products, the
ducting system.

“When developing new aircraft, Bombardier aims to
bring together the industry’s top talent to design and manufacture jets that
feature advanced technology with the flexibility to incorporate future
innovation. We are delighted to welcome this group of high-quality suppliers to
join us in developing what will be the industry’s most exciting new business
jets since the original Global Express
aircraft,” said Steve Ridolfi, president, Bombardier Business
Aircraft. “The new Global 7000 and Global
8000 jets have experienced tremendous market response, and we are
very pleased that the program is moving forward rapidly and on schedule.”

“The Global
7000 and Global 8000 aircraft
are stellar examples of the best our industry has to offer in every sense,”
said Janice Davis, vice president and chief procurement officer, Bombardier
Aerospace. “We will work closely with this group of leading global suppliers
that are aligned with our vision and share the same passion for performance and
flawless execution. Together we will ensure the future success of this great

Previously announced suppliers to the programme
include: Aerolia, for the centre fuselage; General Electric Aviation, for the
integrated propulsion system; Hamilton Sundstrand, for the electrical system,
auxiliary power unit and wing high-lift system; Intertechnique, for the fuel,
fuel inerting and oxygen systems; and Triumph Aerostructures for the wing.