L-3 Integrated Systems receives first 747-8 for VVIP completion
L-3 Integrated Systems recently announced that it has received its first of two B747-8 aircraft at its VIP and head-of-state ccompletion center in Waco, Texas.
The aircraft completion work includes a complete interior featuring the latest technologies in entertainment systems, lighting and sound elimination/dampening. The contract includes detailed paint in the customer’s livery with delivery scheduled for the summer of 2014.
“Our design and engineering team began work on this program in 2011. The team is on schedule and will start the modification work shortly after arrival,” said Nick Farah, executive vice president of L-3 Platform Systems, which includes Platform Integration. “The extensive work that we have invested in the design and planning stage will result in an efficient completion process, transforming an already impressive aircraft into a flying marvel.”