Rockwell Collins Signs 10-Year Equipment Service Agreement

By George Ford, Reporter

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Rockwell Collins has signed a long-term service agreement with an international aerospace and defense contractor for maintenance, repair and overhaul of the Cedar Rapids company's avionics on more than 300 aircraft.

Under the 10-year agreement, Rockwell Collins will perform the work at a fixed price-per-flight-hour rate on AAR's airline customer fleet of Airbus A319, A320, A330, Boeing 737 and 767, and Bombardier CRJ aircraft. The Wood Dale, Ill., company said the contract will lower end costs to the customer and expedite administrative processing and turnaround times.

Rockwell Collins, through a global network of more than 80 locations, provides maintenance, repair and overhaul of avionics equipment for more than 6,000 commercial, business, corporate and military operations. The company also offers on-board services, service parts, training and simulator systems and services, technical information services and technical services.

AAR supports commercial, government and defense customers through two operating segments: aviation services and technology products. The company's services include inventory management and parts distribution, aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul, and expeditionary airlift.

AAR maintains one of the industry's most extensive inventories of airframe and engine parts and components.
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