06/18/2015 Liebherr-Aerospace Signs Agreement on E-Jet 170 and 190 Landing Gear Overhaul with HOP!

Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH and HOP! Air France entered into an agreement covering the overhaul of the landing gear systems on board the airlines’ Embraer E170 and E190 aircraft. The contract was signed at Paris Air Show on June 17, 2015.

Embraer 190 operated by HOP! with the landing gear system developed, manufactured and serviced by Liebherr-Aerospace

Embraer 190 operated by HOP! with the landing gear system developed, manufactured and serviced by Liebherr-Aerospace

French carrier HOP!-REGIONAL, which is based in Nantes and part of HOP!, an Air France subsidiary, decided to renew its confidence in Liebherr-Aerospace for the overhaul of Embraer landing gear systems. Following a program signed in 2007 for 37 EMB135/145 aircraft, the companies now concluded an overhaul agreement for the airline’s fleet of 26 Embraer E170 and E190.

Liebherr-Aerospace will carry out all overhaul activities at its facility in Lindenberg (Germany). Arndt Schoenemann, Managing Director Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH said: “With this contract, HOP! Air France and Liebherr-Aerospace are continuing and strengthening their collaboration. Moreover, this new contract confirms our leading position in E-Jet landing gear overhauls in Europe.”

The complete landing gear systems for the E-Jet family E170, E175, E190 and E195, which include the brake systems, were developed and manufactured by the OEM Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Liebherr’s center of excellence for flight control and landing gear systems.

F.l.t.r.: Arndt Schoenemann, Managing Director Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH and Jacques Pauty, Chief Purchasing Officer, HOP! Air France Group (front row), signed the contract at Paris Air Show 2015

F.l.t.r.: Arndt Schoenemann, Managing Director Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH and Jacques Pauty, Chief Purchasing Officer, HOP! Air France Group (front row), signed the contract at Paris Air Show 2015

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), Montreal (Canada), Hamburg (Germany), Moscow (Russia), Dubai (UAE), Singapore and Shanghai (People’s Republic of China).