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Liebherr-Aerospace on Board with TRJet for 328 Series
Jul. 12, 2016

FARNBOROUGH, U.K. (July 12, 2016) – Liebherr-Aerospace today reached an agreement to supply the complete air management system for TRJet’s 328 Series aircraft. The scope includes design and service of the bleed air system, precooling, cabin and cockpit environmental conditioning, as well as the pressurization system. It will be operated by a single integrated controller and ensure a safe, healthy and comfortable environment during flight.

“Liebherr’s world-wide experience and reputation is critical to ensuring that the 328 Series continues its proven reliability to perform under the most demanding circumstances,” said Cem Ugur, general manager of TRJet. “They are the clear partner as we modernize the aircraft with a focus on increasing performance and managing costs.”

The air management system is among the most important contributors to the comfort on board an aircraft. Liebherr offers a demonstrated capability to develop, supply and service all aircraft and engine air systems.

“We are delighted to have established this promising relationship with TRJet and to be a part of this aircraft program,” said Francis Carla, managing director & CTO Air Management Systems at Liebherr-Aerospace & Transportation SAS. “Liebherr’s latest lightweight, high-reliability air management solutions are ideal for the 328 Series as TRJet prepares to meet the increasing need within the global aviation market.”

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TRJet Havacilik Teknolojileri Anonim Şirketi (TRJet) combines the legacy of two esteemed aviation companies, Sierra Nevada Corporation and 328 Support Services GmbH, to create a commercial aviation and aerospace company that merges modern German aircraft engineering and the latest industry modification standards. It was formed in part to serve the Turkish Regional Aircraft Project for which the TRJ328 aircraft and its sister design the TRP328 turboprop are being initially produced. The Project also includes plans for a larger, clean-sheet-design aircraft, establishing TRJet as an aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturer and contributing significantly to Turkey’s economy.

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 gears and 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).


TRJet Media Contact: Ayse Caglar, +1.775.240.9309, Email