The agreement, valued at approximately USD 500 million over a 25-year period with Collins Aerospace's Power & Controls business, will enable the airline to service components such as heat exchangers, air management systems and fuel metering units
for its fleet of 60 Q400 aircraft.
The company produces engine control software, electronic engine controls (EEC), fuel metering units
(FMU), fuel pumps and engine actuators for a large number of common commercial and military aircraft.
The addition of GPECS' highly engineered products, which include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units
and main fuel pumps, is in line with TransDigm's overall strategy and will result in boosting the buyer's content on substantial engine applications, TransDigm's CEO, W.
But investigators discovered fine spherical particles - their nature is still to be determined - inside the fuel tanks, fuel system and several engine components, including the fuel metering units
and stator vane controls.
AEC, which comprises the engine controls operations of both Rolls-Royce and Goodrich, is engaged in the design and production of electronic engine controllers, fuel pumps and fuel metering units
. The firm was formed in January 2009 and maintains locations in Birmingham, Derby and Belfast in the UK and in the US state of Indianapolis.