September 2017 – Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH and Flybe Ltd have entered into an agreement covering the overhaul of the main and nose landing gear systems of the airline’s Embraer E175 and E195 aircraft. The contract was signed recently at Flybe’s headquarters in Exeter (UK).
Europe’s largest regional airline, Flybe, which is based in Exeter (UK), recently awarded Liebherr-Aerospace the contract to overhaul its fleet of Embraer landing gear systems. The agreement covers the airline’s fleet of 20 Embraer E175 and E195.
Luke Farajallah, COO & Accountable Manager at Flybe commented: “With Flybe’s primary focus on safety and compliance, we are happy to have found a reliable service provider with the OEM Liebherr-Aerospace for our Embraer landing gear overhaul campaign. They are flexible, their actions are transparent and they understand what we require.”
Liebherr-Aerospace will carry out all overhaul activities at its facility in Lindenberg (Germany). Arndt Schoenemann, Managing Director Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH said: “With this contract, Flybe and Liebherr-Aerospace are strengthening their collaboration. Moreover, this new contract is further proof of our leading position in E-Jet landing gear overhauls in Europe.”
The complete landing gear systems for the E-Jet family E170, E175, E190 and E195, which include the brake systems, were developed and manufactured by the OEM Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Liebherr’s center of excellence for flight control and landing gear systems.