“Parker is thrilled to have its components on the now-certified Gulfstream G650,” said Parker Aerospace Vice President of Operations Greg Crowe. “We are proud to be a part of this game-changing aircraft and showing what our advanced, fly-by-wire flight controls can achieve.”
When flight with EBHA mode was completed, Gulfstream Senior Vice President of Programs, Engineering, and Test Pres Henne said, "The system performed flawlessly. There was no difference in handling qualities between the electrically and hydraulically powered modes.”
About Parker Aerospace. Parker Aerospace is a global leader in the research, design, manufacture, and service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. It is an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation.
About Parker Hannifin. With annual sales exceeding $13 billion in fiscal year 2012, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 60,000 people in 48 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 56 consecutive years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company's web site at
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