The ARJ21 has recently been certified by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS, Toulouse (France), Liebherr’s center of competence for air management systems, provides the integrated air management system and the high and low pressure ducting for the aircraft. Liebherr’s center of competence for flight control and actuation systems as well as landing gear systems, Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Lindenberg (Germany), is responsible for the development and manufacture of the landing gear system including braking system, wheels and tires. The regional jet of the Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC is expected to be delivered to its first customer, Chengdu Airlines, in 2015.
Liebherr-Aerospace will provide full life cycle support for its components and systems on board the ARJ21. The company offers training sessions to prepare the aircraft operator’s maintenance personnel and its field service network. COMAC and the Chinese operators of the aircraft will be supported by Liebherr with material, service solutions, and technical support through its service center Liebherr-Aerospace China, based in Shanghai.