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Evolved Michelin Air X tyre homologated for E170

16th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Following a rigorous battery of tests, Embraer has approved a new version of the Michelin Air X radial as original equipment for its Embraer E170. The Michelin Air X M19602 is thus now available for the Embraer E170 main gear.

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Michelin & Safran conduct flight tests on connected aircraft tyre

Michelin & Safran conduct flight tests on connected aircraft tyre

21st June 2019 | 0 Comments

A first for Michelin – the tyre maker reports that, along with Safran Landing Systems, it conducted a test flight of a connected aircraft tyre. Testing of the PresSense tyre took place at the Istres air base in southern France on 13 June, using a Dassault Aviation Falcon 2000S.

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Up, up and away – Goodyear brings ‘flying car’ tyre to Paris Air Show

Up, up and away – Goodyear brings ‘flying car’ tyre to Paris Air Show

18th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Cars in the sky remain pie in the sky, but should the flying car one day become reality, Goodyear will be ready. After showing earthbound motorists its concept for “autonomous, flying cars of the future” at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the tyre maker is presenting it to an entirely different crowd at this week’s Paris Air Show. The Goodyear AERO takes pride of place alongside conventional products such as the Goodyear Flight Radial.

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Gulf Air selects Michelin as tyre partner

Gulf Air selects Michelin as tyre partner

30th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Bahraini national airline Gulf Air has announced its selection of Michelin to equip every aircraft type within its fleet with tyres. Michelin’s supply to Gulf Air includes fitment on its new fleet of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Airbus 320neo and Airbus 321neo planes.

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Michelin Air X for new ANA Airbus A380 fleet

Michelin Air X for new ANA Airbus A380 fleet

23rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Following a rigorous selection process, Michelin Air X radial aircraft tyres have been chosen for All Nippon Airways’ new Airbus A380 fleet.

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Bridgestone radials certified for Boeing 737 MAX 9

Bridgestone radials certified for Boeing 737 MAX 9

18th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone radial aircraft tyres have gained certification by Boeing for use as main tyres on the 737 MAX 9. This approval builds upon Bridgestone Corporation’s production of radial tyres for the 737 MAX 8.

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Michelin becomes IndiGo tyre partner

Michelin becomes IndiGo tyre partner

21st November 2018 | 0 Comments

IndiGo, the largest airline in India in terms of fleet size and passengers carried, has appointed Michelin tyre partner for its entire fleet. Michelin Aircraft Tyre will supply tyres from its Michelin Air range, primarily the Michelin Air X radial, for IndiGo’s Airbus A320 and ATR 72-600 aircraft – a current total of 189 planes.

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Aircraft tyres: Goodyear to appeal Australian ruling on Dunlop name

Aircraft tyres: Goodyear to appeal Australian ruling on Dunlop name

1st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Rights to use the Dunlop brand name on tyres and related products are mainly divided up around the world between Goodyear Tire & Rubber and Sumitomo Rubber Industries. In Australia, Goodyear acts as rightsholder to the Dunlop brand, and this makes a recent court decision significant.

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Europe, North America launch for Michelin Pilot aviation tyre

Europe, North America launch for Michelin Pilot aviation tyre

25th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Michelin has introduced a new cross-ply aviation tyre for propeller-driven aircraft. Called the Michelin Pilot, the tyre is currently available in Europe, the United States and Canada in two sizes, 15x6.00-6 6/160 and 5.00-5 6/160. Three additional sizes will be available later in 2018, with the sixth size targeted for 2019.

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Cirrus Aircraft adopts Michelin tyre fitment policy

Cirrus Aircraft adopts Michelin tyre fitment policy

11th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Michelin Aircraft Tire has been selected as the new original equipment provider for Cirrus Aircraft, the world’s leading manufacturer of piston aircraft and maker of the Vision Jet, the first single-engine personal jet. All planes built by Cirrus Aircraft will now be fitted with Michelin Air tyres, including the recently developed Michelin Air tubeless sizes.

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PresSense – Michelin and Safran unveil first connected aircraft tyre

21st June 2017 | 0 Comments

At the 2017 Paris – Le Bourget Air Show, Michelin and Safran have presented the world’s first connected tyres for the aeronautical industry. The innovation, called ‘PresSense’ comprises an electronic pressure sensor installed within the tyre to greatly improve and simplify ground maintenance operations. Michelin reports that the PresSense project is scheduled to be deployed in 2019.

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Goodyear highlighting latest aviation radial technology and investments at Paris Air Show

13th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The message that the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is taking to the Paris Air Show is that ‘Every Landing Counts’. Under this slogan, the tyre maker will present a full line-up of its radial aviation products.

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Michelin establishes aircraft tyre firm in China

22nd September 2016 | 0 Comments

A new Michelin subsidiary has been set up to facilitate the expansion of the company’s activities within China’s aviation segment. Frank Moreau, president of Michelin Aircraft Tyre, describes the establishment of Michelin (Shanghai) Aircraft Tire Trading Co. Ltd (MSAT) as “an important step” for the Michelin’s aviation tyre business in China.

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Goodyear supplying tyres for Boeing 777X

Goodyear supplying tyres for Boeing 777X

15th December 2015 | 0 Comments

Boeing says its new 777X, which is scheduled to begin arriving with customers in 2019, is the largest and most efficient twin-engine jet in the world, an airliner “unmatched in every aspect of performance.” As of 1 December 2015, the Boeing 777X programme had received orders and commitments for 306 aircraft, and Goodyear Tire & Rubber reports that it will supply tyres to each and every one of these planes.

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Chinese manufacturer chooses Dunlop tyres for upcoming turboprop aircraft

15th June 2015 | 0 Comments

An announcement made by Dunlop Aircraft Tyres at the Paris Air Show today confirms the original equipment supply of its tyres to Chinese manufacturer AVIC Aircraft Xi’an Branch for fitment on a turboprop regional airliner that is currently being developed. Six Dunlop tyres (two for the nose wheels and four for the main wheels) will be fitted to each Modern Ark 700 (MA700) aircraft; AVIC Aircraft Xi’an Branch anticipates selling approximately MA700 units around the world.

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