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Dassault Aviation taps UTC Aerospace Systems for multiple Falcon 5X systems

North Carolina USA-based UTC Aerospace Systems said ti has been selected by Dassault Aviation to supply the ram air turbine system the SmartProbe air data system the fire protection system and the throttle control unit for its latest Falcon 5X business jet.

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will provide the systems through its Electric Systems business in Rockford, Ill., its Sensors & Integrated Systems business in Burnsville, Minn.and Paris, France, and its Propeller Systems business in Figeac, France.

The RAT will provide power to the aircraft in the event of an emergency. The next-generation SmartProbe ADS provides all critical air data parameters for the flight controls and pilot display systems.

UTC Aerospace Systems´ Engine & Controls Systems business was also selected by Snecma (Safran) to provide the accessory gearbox system for the Silvercrest Engine, which powers the latest Falcon 5X Business Jet.

The Silvercrest accessory gearbox facilitates the transmission of power from the engine core to the engine and aircraft accessories including the fuel pump, lube pump, generators, and hydraulic pump. The AGB also provides a deoiling function for the engine breather air and contains an integral oil reservoir for the engine lube system.

UTC Aerospace Systems also provides the radial drive shaft and all of the gearbox mounting hardware.

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