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AMETEK AEROSPACE & DEFENSE SUPPLIES COMBINED TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE PROBE FOR WILLIAMS J44-3 ENGINE


Oct 18, 2004


CONTACT: Laura Dion (978) 988-4639



WILMINGTON, MA- AMETEK Aerospace & Defense specially developed a combined total temperature/ total pressure probe (T2P2) with pressure transducer for the new FJ44-3 turbofan engine from Williams International.

T2P2 probe is certified for temperatures ranging from -85oC to 125oC, vibration to 8000Hz and the latest icing condition requirements.  It internal temperature sensor die is lighter, more reliable and more responsive than old-fashion wire wound types.

“We are pleased that our combined temperature/pressure probe is part of this exciting new 3,000-pound thrust -class turbofan engine,” comments Wes Hardin, Vice President and General Manager of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense. 

“The FJ44-3 utilizes the new full authority digital electronic control that provides pilots with advanced engine diagnostics and monitoring.  It is the first FAA-certified engine of less than 6400 pounds thrust to incorporate a dual channel FADEC and the smallest and lightest turbofan engine in the world to have passed all of the rigorous FAAA certification tests,” he adds.

AMETEK Aerospace & Defense is the market leader in aircraft engine sensors with the broadest line of products from a single supplier.  AMETEK has over 30 years experience designing aircraft electronics systems.  It is a leader in engine and aircraft monitoring systems, data acquisition units, fuel and fluid measurement systems, cockpit instruments and displays, engine and airframe sensors, cables, harness assemblies, avionics blowers, fans, and heat transfer and cooling systems.  It is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electric motors with annualized sales of more than $1.2 billion.

For more information on AMETEK jet engine sensors, contact AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, 50 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA 01887. Phone: 978-988-4639. Fax: 978-988-4944. E-mail: aerosales@ametek.com. Web Site: <www.ametekaerospace.com>.


 
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