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Russian airlines specify Honeywell's Avionics for new aircraft.

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Russian airlines Aeroflot, UTair and aircraft leasing firm Aviation Capital Services have ordered a total of 126 avionics suites from US avionics firm Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) for installation on their latest fleets the firm said.

Honeywell said that its avionics suites feature the latest systems to maximize safety, increase passenger comfort and reduce pilot workload.

Deliveries start in 2013 and include 16 avionics suites for Aeroflot's latest Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777 fleet. Also 50 avionics suites were ordered for ACS' latest Boeing 737NG fleet. In 2012 Aeroflot signed a memorandum of understanding with ACS to lease 50 737NGs, extending Aeroflot's Honeywell avionics portfolio.

UTair has selected 40 Honeywell avionics suites for its new Boeing 737NG fleet and a further 20 Honeywell avionics suites for its new Airbus A321 fleet.

Honeywell's avionics suites bring Aeroflot, UTair and ACS advanced safety systems that comply with current and anticipated future international mandates, the firm said.

The firm, which has supplied avionics to Russian firms since the 1930s, said it collaborates with many Russian universities, including Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Gubkin Russian State Oil and Gas University, Saint-Petersburg Technological University and Ufa State Oil Technical University, as well as with entities such as Rusfilter, Boroskov Institute, BARS, Lukoil Inform, the Russian design institutes and others.

Find out more at www.aerospace.honeywell.com.

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