NEW INVESTMENT FOR LANDING GEARS FROM ALP AVIATION VALUED AT USD 8 MILLION
Eskisehir, June 12nd, 2009 – Alp Aviation completes the new phase, the US$ 8 M technology investments to further expand its landing gear components production & processing capability. Alp Aviation supplies critical F-35 & F-22 aircraft landing gear componets & subassemblies, as a major partner to Goodrich Landing Gear. The first JSF (F-135) flight depended on more than 40 Alp made parts in its landing gears. Collar, Torque Arms & Drag Brace Assemblies, several 300M or AERMET 100 components are currently in production for F-35.
As a part of the mentioned investment, Vacuum Heat Treatment Line, High Velocity Oxygen Fuel (HVOF) cell and precision-deep hole drilling capability are set up at Alp Facilty in addition to several machine tools already invested.