Sept 25, 2017: Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH has entered into an agreement with Flybe Ltd, the largest independent regional airline in Europe, based in Exeter covering the overhaul of the main and nose landing gear systems of the airline’s Embraer E175 and E195 aircraft. 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 perform 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.