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2009-12-15 18:21:00

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hamilton Sundstrand today congratulated Boeing on the inaugural flight of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Hamilton Sundstrand systems helped enable the first flight from Paine Field, Everett, Wash. on Dec. 15. The 787 contains nine major Hamilton Sundstrand systems, comprising nearly 600 components and subsystems that incorporate various unique technologies for this first more electric commercial transport. Hamilton Sundstrand is a...

2009-05-28 10:03:00

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hamilton Sundstrand variable frequency starter generators successfully started the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The engine start occurred May 21 on Boeing's ZA001 development aircraft at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). "This was the first electrical start of a turbofan engine on a large twin-aisle commercial jet transport and...

2009-05-18 12:32:00

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hamilton Sundstrand APS 5000 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner had a successful initial start-up on Boeing's ZA001 development aircraft Tuesday, May 12. The testing took place at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). "Hamilton Sundstrand is pleased to partner with the Boeing team to help achieve this success for the 787 Dreamliner," said Tim...

2009-01-21 12:00:00

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell has selected Hamilton Sundstrand's Kidde Aerospace & Defense business unit to supply the overheat detection system for the Airbus A350XWB (Extra Wide Body) family of aircraft. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The A350XWB overheat detection system monitors the aircraft environmental control system's bleed air ducts for overheat conditions caused by failures. The system features...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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