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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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Goodyear gets first Boeing 777X tyre certification

27th September 2017 | 0 Comments

The Boeing Company has certified The Goodyear aviation tyres for its 777X airplane. With this designation, the Goodyear Flight Radial becomes the first product to receive Boeing system part certification for the 777X.

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Michelin tyres OE on Boeing 777 long-haul models

Michelin tyres OE on Boeing 777 long-haul models

9th February 2016 | 0 Comments

Beginning in July 2016, Michelin will be the sole source tyre supplier for the main landing gear on the Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range), 777-200LR (Long Range) and the 777 Cargo final assembly line. This range of long-haul aircraft, which can transport 400 passengers on flights covering distances of up to 7370 nautical miles (13,650 kilometres), will be fitted with Michelin’s new-generation Near Zero Growth (NZG) technology radial tyre, the Air X.

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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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Boeing names Michelin a Supplier of the Year

Boeing names Michelin a Supplier of the Year

17th April 2015 | 0 Comments

The Michelin Group's Aircraft Tire Division has been recognised as a Boeing Company ‘Supplier of the Year’. The tyre maker was one of 14 companies (and one university) honoured at a Ceremony held in the USA on 15 April. Michelin was awarded in the ‘Electronics/Hydraulics/Mechanical’ category. Michelin also received a Boeing Performance Excellence Award.

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Dunlop Aircraft Tyres to supply 10,000 tyres a year to Boeing C-17 fleet

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres to supply 10,000 tyres a year to Boeing C-17 fleet

8th January 2015 | 0 Comments

Birmingham-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has won a deal to support the world’s fleet of more than 270 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft. News of the deal – one of the biggest in Dunlop Aircraft Tyres’ 105-year history – follows the announcement that the company is investing in establishing its first ever tyre distribution and retreading facility in the United States.

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Sentury produces first Landsail aircraft tyres

Sentury produces first Landsail aircraft tyres

20th November 2014 | 0 Comments

Sentury Tire has produced the first Landsail-branded aircraft tyres. The new tyre can be fitted on Boeing 737-600, 737-700, 737-800 and 737-900 models that have a maximum take-off speed of 362km/h. Sentury told Tyrepress at Brityrex 2014 that it would produce 10,000 aircraft tyres each year. The manufacturer passed the necessary civil aviation standards for this […]

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Boeing chooses Michelin for latest 737

Boeing chooses Michelin for latest 737

10th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Michelin will supply radial aircraft tyres to the upcoming version of the Boeing 737 after its selection as an original equipment supplier for the model. The 737 Max 8 and 737 Max 8, scheduled to enter service in 2017 and 2019, will both be fitted with Michelin aircraft radials featuring NZG (Near Zero Growth) technology.

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Goodyear a Boeing Supplier of the Year

22nd April 2013 | 12,345 Comments

On 18 April, the Boeing Company honoured Goodyear Tire & Rubber as one of its 17 most exceptional suppliers. Goodyear was selected from a pool of more than 23,000 Boeing suppliers from around the world and received a Boeing Supplier of the Year award at a ceremony held in San Diego, US. The tyre maker was awarded in the Electronics/Hydraulics/Mechanical category.

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Former tyre industry pioneer Goodrich sold for $18.4 billion

23rd September 2011 | 0 Comments

Dr. Benjamin Franklin Goodrich, who as born in Ripley, New York in 1841 and died in 1881, was a pioneering figure in the United States tyre industry. When his business idea of producing rubber products failed to enthuse, in 1870 he established his own Akron, Ohio-based firm – which later became famous as B.F. Goodrich. The company introduced the first US-made mass produced tyre in 1896, the first tubeless tyre into North America in 1946 and the first radial there in 1965. In 1977, B.F. Goodrich delivered tyres for the first prototype Space Shuttle.

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Bridgestone nets second Boeing supplier award

Bridgestone nets second Boeing supplier award

29th June 2011 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Corporation is one of 16 companies, and the only tyre maker, to be honoured at this year’s Boeing Supplier of the Year awards. The Electrical/Hydraulic/Mechanical Standards category award is the second consecutive Boeing supplier honour for Bridgestone; the Japanese manufacturer was chosen from a pool of some 17,500 active Boeing suppliers in more than 50 countries around the world.

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Michelin Lands Air France-KLM Contracts

Michelin Lands Air France-KLM Contracts

21st July 2010 | 0 Comments

Michelin has signed two 10-year contracts with the airlines Air France and KLM. Under the terms of these, Michelin tyres will be fitted on around 425 aircraft operated both by the Air France-KLM Group and by other airlines for which Air France and KLM provide maintenance services. These aircraft include 37 Boeing B777-300 ERs, 66 Boeing B737-NGs, 145 Airbus A320s and three Airbus A380s.

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Bridgestone a Boeing ‘Supplier of the Year’

Bridgestone a Boeing ‘Supplier of the Year’

20th May 2010 | 0 Comments

More than 12,000 companies currently supply Boeing with components for its range of aircraft, but only fourteen of these could be chosen to be a ‘2009 Supplier of the Year’. Bridgestone Corporation was one of this select group, having been singled out for its performance in a number of areas, including quality, delivery performance, cost, environmental initiatives, customer service and technical expertise. This is the first occasion that Bridgestone has been awarded this title.

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Bridgestone Fitment for Mitsubishi Regional Jet

Bridgestone Fitment for Mitsubishi Regional Jet

12th January 2010 | 0 Comments

On January 12 Bridgestone Corporation announced its selection as tyre supplier for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), the next-generation regional jet under development by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. For Bridgestone this deal is significant, as while the company’s aircraft tyres are already supplied for use on large aircraft with 100 or more seats, the supply of tyres for the MRJ, a regional jet in the 70 to 90-seat class will further expand the scope of the company's aircraft radial tyre business.

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Arab RFID 2008 Conference Features Michelin Expert

24th September 2008 | 0 Comments

Michelin Tyres’ Dr. Patrick King will speak at the forthcoming Arab RFID 2008 Conference. The event, scheduled for 12-15 October 2008 will take palce at the Moevenpick Hotel, Dubai. Other Arab RFID 2008 Conference speakers include: Ken Porad (The Boeing Company), Dr. Dan Engels (MIT) and Sybren Tuinstra (TNT Express). Master Classes will be held on 12 and 15 of October, while the main conference will take place from 13-14 October 2008.

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