03/30/2015 Liebherr-Aerospace Signs Overhaul Agreement with Estonian Air

Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH has recently entered into an agreement with Estonian Air covering the overhaul of the landing gear systems of the airline’s Embraer E170 aircraft.

Embraer 170 main landing gear developed, produced and serviced by Liebherr-Aerospace

Embraer 170 main landing gear developed, produced and serviced by Liebherr-Aerospace

Estonia’s national carrier Estonian Air, based in Tallinn, has selected Liebherr-Aerospace to overhaul the main and nose landing gear systems of their Embraer E-Jet E1 fleet.

The complete landing gear system, including the brake system, for the E-Jet family E170, E175, E190 and E195 was developed by Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Lindenberg (Germany), which is Liebherr’s center of competence for flight control and landing gear systems.

This contract signals further success for Liebherr-Aerospace, which is increasing its support activities in Europe. “That Estonian Air has selected us to overhaul the landing gear systems of their E-Jet fleet underlines the fact that the quality standards we adhere to are recognized on the market. We are delighted with the confidence placed in us by Estonian Air, the biggest operator at Tallinn airport with a strong presence in the Baltic region,” commented Sven Dicke, Director of Customer Services at Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH.

Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry

Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS, Toulouse (France), is one of eleven divisional control companies within the Liebherr Group and coordinates all activities in the aerospace and transportation systems sectors.

Liebherr-Aerospace is a leading supplier of systems for the aviation industry and has more than five decades of experience in this field. The range of aviation equipment produced by Liebherr for the civil and military sectors includes flight control and actuation systems, landing gear and air management systems as well as gearboxes. These systems are deployed in wide-bodied aircraft, single aisle and regional aircraft, business jets, combat aircraft, military transporters, military training aircraft, civil helicopters and combat helicopters.

Liebherr’s aerospace and transportation systems division employs around 4,900 people. It has four aviation equipment production plants at Lindenberg (Germany), Toulouse (France), Guaratinguetá (Brazil) and Nizhny Novgorod (Russia). These production sites offer a worldwide service with additional customer service centers in Saline (Michigan/USA), Seattle (Washington/USA), Wichita (Kansas/USA), Montreal (Canada), Hamburg (Germany), Moscow (Russia), Dubai (UAE), Singapore and Shanghai (People’s Republic of China).