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AVIC chooses UTC Aerospace Systems air management systems.

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UTC Aerospace Systems said it has signed a letter of intent with AVIC Xi'an Aircraft Company of China to provide air management systems, including air conditioning pneumatic and cabin pressure control systems, for AVIC Xi'an Aircraft's new MA700 regional turboprop aircraft.

UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

UTC Aerospace Systems also supplies multiple systems for AVIC Xi'an Aircraft's growing fleet of MA60/600 regional aircraft, including de-icing systems, lighting, propellers and environment control systems.

UTC Aerospace Systems' air conditioning pneumatic systems govern cabin temperature management and control, fresh airflow, heating and cooling and cargo temperature control. The cabin pressurization and control system is responsible for regulating pressure in the aircraft cabin during flight. The highly fault-tolerant system design minimizes risk of cabin de-pressurization while maximizing safety.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries. For more, visit http://www.utcaerospacesystems.com.

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