CORONA, CA, October 26, 2009 – CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc. (NYSE: CIR) has successfully completed safety of flight testing for the firewall shut-off valve and main entry door hydraulic damper for the Gulfstream G650 aircraft. This business jet offers the longest range, fastest speed, largest cabin and the most advanced cockpit in the Gulfstream fleet. CIRCOR Aerospace products on the G650 include pressure gauges, electromechanical valves, and actuation systems.
CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc. has a long history of supplying its Circle Seal Controls line of electro-mechanically actuated valves to the aviation market. The Firewall Shut-Off Valve is an extension of the existing product line with improvements in weight and reliability.
CIRCOR Aerospace, via its Loud Engineering and Manufacturing brand has over 30 years of experience designing and manufacturing actuation devices for the aerospace and defense markets.
The motor operated, hydraulic Firewall Shut-Off Valve and Main Entry Door Damper combined with the pressure gauge contract are in excess of $2 million for the Gulfstream G650 business jet.
About CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group
The CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluidic control, actuation, and aircraft landing gear systems for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR Aerospace provides a full range of fluid controls and electro-mechanical controls, actuation systems, manifold assemblies, and complete landing gear systems. CIRCOR Aerospace has business units located in California, Ohio, New York, Paris, Chemille and Pau, France, Tangier, Morocco and Suzhou, China.
CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and the CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group is headquartered in Corona, California.
Jackie Osborne, CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc.
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