Hawaiian Airlines Selects SkydrolÂ® PE-5 Aviation Hydraulic Fluid
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA), a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company, today announced that Hawaiian Airlines will participate in the official launch of Solutia’s SkydrolÃ‚® PE-5, Type V, advanced aviation hydraulic fluid.
Skydrol PE-5, featuring the world’s leading phosphate ester hydraulic fluid for the aviation industry, is specifically formulated to meet and exceed the more demanding requirements of next-generation commercial aircraft. This advanced formula offers the longest life of any phosphate ester hydraulic fluid in the industry and offers environmental benefits through less frequent fluid replacement.
“As the premier supplier of hydraulic fluids to Hawaiian Airlines, we will demonstrate increased system efficiency, backed by Solutia’s world-class service and technical support,” said Ravi Prakash, global business director of Specialty Fluids for Solutia. “Our Skydrol PE-5 advanced aviation hydraulic fluid continues to attract customers and we look forward to working with Hawaiian Airlines as they implement the use of this high-performance, state-of-the-art fluid.”
“Hawaiian Airlines intends to remain at the leading edge of advancements in technology that enhance the safety and reliability we provide for our customers, benefits supported through the use of Skydrol PE-5 advanced aviation hydraulic fluid,” commented Lorrin Sardinha, vice president of maintenance and engineering for Hawaiian Airlines.
Solutia is a world leader in aviation hydraulic fluids, providing more than 60 years of excellence in technical support, customer service, performance and innovation. Skydrol aviation hydraulic fluids are the product-of-choice for many leading airlines and airframe manufacturers. For more information on Skydrol, call 1-800-426-2463 or visit http://www.skydrol.com .
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