Global Aircraft Thrust Reverser
market accounted for $1.29 billion in 2017 and is expected to reach $2.78 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 8.9%
It is thought that the plane's thrust reversers
, normally only used when a plane touches down, were deployed on the MD-82 that burst into flames atMadrid airport on Wednesday.
Triumph Group Inc (NYSE:TGI) declared on Wednesday that its subsidiary Triumph Aviation Services Asia Ltd will provide CF6-80C2 thrust reverser
maintenance support and services for the fleet of Asiana Airlines Inc's Boeing 747-400 and 767-300, as selected by Asiana.
Although the crew attempted to stop the airplane well before running out of runway by selecting reverse thrust, the thrust reversers
failed to deploy.
to provide CF6-80C2 thrust reverser
maintenance support and services for its fleet of Boeing 747-400 and 767-300, the company said.
Under the multi-year contract Spirit AeroSystems' Aftermarket Customer Support (ACS) will provide thrust reverser
, fuselage and wing component spare parts for Skymark Airlines' fleet of Boeing 737NG aircraft.
The thrust reverser
is used precisely at the time when high lift devices--flaps and slats--are fully deployed.
The strip, part of a thrust reverser
, was made of titanium rather than soft alloy and was not an original part, says Flight International magazine.
That was a view echoed by senior Air France executive Mr Franck de Bouq, who said he found it hard to see a connection between the replacement just before take-off of a small motor which allows the deployment of a thrust reverser
on one of the four engines and the flames that engulfed that wing minutes later.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 16, 2018-Asiana Airlines selects Triumph to provide thrust reverser