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China won B777 tail composite materials panel project contract

News International-French

15 Nov 2013

Recently, AVIC International Holding Corporation (AVIC International) and AVIC SAC Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd (SACC) have signed a Boeing 777 tail FTB composite materials panel project contract.

This project mainly includes Boeing 777 vertical tail front torsion box composite material plates and the horizontal tail front torsion box composite materials panels. There are a total of 28 composite materials panels in one aircraft.

The exact number of the panels have not been released.

AVIC Internatinoal Holding Corporation (AVIC International) was born from its predecessor, China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC), which was established in January 1979, at the beginning of China's reform and opening-up drive.

AVIC SAC Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd (SACC), located in the city of Shenyang in northeast China, is a subsidiary of China Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC), and a manufacturer of commercial airplane airframe structures, engaged in the design, test, production, sales, after-market service and import and export trade related to commercial airplane parts and components in China.

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