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UTC Aerospace to provide wheels, carbon brakes for Virgin Atlantic 787-9 fleet

UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Virgin Atlantic Airways to supply the wheels, carbon brakes and MRO services for its fleet of 16 new Boeing (BA) 787-9 aircraft. The company will provide the equipment through its Wheels & Brakes business in Troy, Ohio. The first aircraft is scheduled for delivery in September 2014. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies (UTX).