Hutchinson designs the cockpit of the future
As the first cockpit integrator for the Airbus A350, we develop advanced composite solutions
A major risk sharing partner and the first cockpit integrator for Airbus
In 2009, Composite Industries now part of Hutchinson was selected for the design, development, certification and manufacturing of the Airbus A350 cockpit layout(1). As the first cockpit integrator for Airbus, Hutchinson is leading an overall work package featuring more than 2700 part numbers, and a supply chain including 78 suppliers.
New "Vision Flight Deck" for Bombardier
In 2014, Hutchinson Montreal was selected to develop, manufacture, upholster and integrate the interior paneling (2) system for the new "Vision Flight Deck"
for the Bombardier Challenger 650 business aircraft. A key component of this package is the composite glare shield with its secondary structure and integrated sun visors, reducing weight by over 30%, as well as installation time. Hutchinson's turnkey composite cockpit solutions give the customer a VIP quality finishing of our products (3). Such selection followed Hutchinson similar involvement in the Bombardier Global 5000/6000 aircraft « Vision Flight Deck », for which more than 400 systems have been delivered.
(1) monuments, panels, flooring and ducting.
(2) glare shield, center pedestal panels, overhead panel, headliner panels, window posts covers, side consoles, and aft cockpit bulkhead cover.
(3) leather, paint, etc..