TRIUMPH Selected to Design and Build Main Transmission Prototype for Piasecki Aircraft Pa-890 Hydrogen-Powered Evtol


RADNOR, PA — Triumph Group, Inc., (TRIUMPH) (NYSE: TGI) announced its Geared Solutions business has been selected by Piasecki Aircraft Corporation (PiAC) to design and build a prototype main transmission for PiAC’s hydrogen-powered PA-890 eVTOL compound helicopter. This project will begin this summer at TRIUMPH Geared Solutions in Park City, UT.

“Through innovative development of the main transmission for the next generation of sustainably fueled aircraft, our team of experienced design engineers will collaborate with Piasecki to support the breakthrough PA-890 aircraft,” said Pete Gibson, President of TRIUMPH Geared Solutions.  “This prototype will incorporate additive technology advancements and TRIUMPH’s agile and flexible approach to the design process.”

“We selected the TRIUMPH Geared Solutions team for this project based on their extensive experience in gearbox design, development, and their ability to implement innovative manufacturing approaches,” said John Piasecki, President & CEO of PiAC. “TRIUMPH’s collaborative approach to development was a critical factor in our selection of them to jointly develop a main transmission prototype for the PA-890’s hydrogen electric propulsion system.”

TRIUMPH Geared Solutions specializes in the design and manufacture of commercial & defense complex aerospace gearing components, integrated gearboxes and housings for fixed wing, rotorcraft, aircraft engine and ground vehicle applications.

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