07/24/2015 Liebherr LAMC Aviation (Changsha) Produces and Ships First Landing Gear Components
German-Chinese Joint Venture Liebherr LAMC Aviation (Changsha) Co. Ltd., based in Changsha (Hunan Province, China), has recently achieved an important milestone.
Liebherr LAMC Aviation (Changsha) Co. Ltd., the Joint Venture of Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Germany, Liebherr’s center of excellence for flight control and landing gear systems, and AVIC’s subsidiary Landing Gear Advanced Manufacturing Co. (LAMC), China, has recently shipped its first consignment of landing gear components to Liebherr-Aerospace’s OEM facility in Lindenberg (Germany).
Arndt Schoenemann, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Liebherr LAMC Aviation (Changsha) Co., Ltd. and Managing Director of Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, remarked: “This great achievement has been made possible by the combined engineering and industrial expertise of both Liebherr-Aerospace’s and LAMC’s teams. They have joined forces to enable Liebherr LAMC Aviation (Changsha) to successfully go through the various approval stages and become a high-performance supplier of landing gear. This milestone opens the door for series production.”
The first program completely managed by the Joint Venture is the landing gear system of COMAC’s C919 aircraft. As the Joint Venture develops further, it will be given responsibility for other aircraft programs.
Liebherr LAMC Aviation (Changsha) Co., Ltd. was established in 2011 to develop and manufacture landing gear systems for the Chinese aviation industry as well as the international aviation market.
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), Montréal (Canada), Sao José dos Campos (Brazil), Hamburg (Germany), Moscow (Russia), Dubai (UAE), Singapore and Shanghai (People’s Republic of China).