Boeing Expands Landing Gear Solutions Capability and Offerings

It has expanded its Landing Gear Overhaul and Exchange Program to cover the 777-200LR (Longer Range), 777 Freighter and 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes.


MIAMI, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has expanded its Landing Gear Overhaul and Exchange Program to cover the 777-200LR (Longer Range), 777 Freighter and 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes to provide more customers with greater service for landing gear support.

Boeing's Material Services currently provides landing gear overhaul and exchange solutions to more than 75 customers on the MD-11, 717, Next-Generation 737, Boeing Business Jet, 747-400ER, 757-300, 767-300ER and the 777-200ER airframes.

"Landing gear exchange is a proven service that helps airlines operate more efficiently by providing service-ready landing gear when they need them," said John Borst, director of Material Services Landing Gear Programs. "Boeing's landing gear team works with our partners across the globe to develop solutions for our customers."

Using the global network of Boeing repair service centers, airline customers will receive certified landing gear support anywhere around the world from Boeing. It provides quick, reliable access to landing gear repair, exchanges and overhauls, which greatly reduces maintenance time and quickly returns their airplanes to revenue service.

Boeing provides expendable, rotable, repairable and consumable parts to customers around the globe. Products and services include Boeing-proprietary, industry-standard and vendor-proprietary parts; leasing and exchange options; and repair and overhaul services.

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