Enflite Awarded Gulfstream G650Â® Aircraft Interior Contract
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — NBAA Trade Show — Enflite, Inc., the interior and galley products division of LifePort, Inc., today announced the signing of an agreement to provide customized interior cabin mechanisms and galley appliances for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation’s G650 newly designed aircraft cabin. LifePort is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company – the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
“Gulfstream’s aircraft are some of the most technologically advanced business jets in the industry. Our cutting-edge designs meet their gold standard requirements, and we are very pleased to provide turn-key equipment for their latest G650 cabin upgrades. Enflite continues to advance design innovations to meet customer needs worldwide,” said Jeffery Jannitto, Mission Equipment Director, Sikorsky Aerospace Services.
The G650 cabin mechanisms include electrically operated pocket doors, monitor lifts, console tables and manually operated pedestal tables. Enflite’s electric console table, the only one of its kind in an OEM aircraft, is offered as a turn-key product including the table mechanism, table top and carbon fiber shroud. The table top can be effortlessly stowed and deployed by a simple push of a button. The newly designed “Stackable Galley” consists of a zero clearance, even flow convention oven and microwave. Both appliances offer a fully graphical LCD display with capacitive switch control buttons.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically advanced business jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced some 1,900 aircraft for customers around the world since 1958. For more information, please visit Gulfstream aircraft at www.gulfstream.com.
LifePort, Inc., a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company, is a leader in the design and manufacture of mission equipment, specializing in air medical systems, lightweight armor, interior components and galley equipment for fixed and rotary wing aircraft. SAS is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture and service. Its Sikorsky Aerospace Services business designs and applies advanced logistics and supply chain solutions for commercial rotary, military rotary and fixed wing operators. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., provides a broad range of high technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
SOURCE Sikorsky Aerospace Services