Goodyear highlights its innovation at Paris Air Show
At the 53rd Paris Air Show – the rendezvous of the aviation industry – Goodyear’s latest advanced technology & mobility solution concept will be under the spotlight: its ultra-lightweight Flight Radial tire and AERO concept tire, a Goodyear’s vision for future mobility.
Goodyear’s booth at the Paris Air Show (Hall 6, Booth B34) will showcase some of the key fitments the Goodyear tire range earned. The Goodyear Flight Radial is one of Goodyear’s most advanced aviation performance products and is approved for use on several leading aircraft airliners including the Boeing 777X, 737 MAX 8/9, the 787-9/10, the Airbus A320neo, and business jets like the Citation X+, the Embraer Praetor 500/600, the Gulfstream G500, G600, G650 or the Global 7500 and regional aircraft such as the ATR 72, to name a few. These fitments underscore Goodyear’s commitment for providing industry-leading radial tires to help end users lower their operating costs.
The Goodyear Flight Radial tire is designed to reduce weight and provide increased landings. The Flight Radial is stronger and lighter for superior service life and efficiency.
The following sizes and applications will be displayed: Boeing 737 MAX (size H44.5x16.5R21) and 777X (size 52x21.0R22); the Airbus A320neo (size 46x17.0R20); and the ATR 72 (size H34x10.0R16).
The Flight Radial features Goodyear Featherweight Alloy Core Bead Technology, the latest in Goodyear lightweight radial aircraft technology, for weight reduction. The tire also contains strong, rigid tread belts with merged cord technology for dimensional stability, longer service life and increased cut resistance.
Goodyear will supply the Flight Radial for the nose and main landing gear of the Boeing 777X, which is scheduled for delivery in 2020.
Goodyear also displays its AERO concept tire, which is designed for the autonomous, flying cars of the future.
The Goodyear AERO concept is a visionary solution for the future of mobility. It is meant to challenge the thinking driving change and discovery in efficient and sustainable transport. With mobility companies looking to the sky for the answer to the challenges of urban transport and congestion, the work of Goodyear on advanced tire architectures and materials led it to imagine a wheel that could serve both as a traditional tire on the road and as a propulsion system in the sky.
While the AERO is a purely conceptual design, some of its featured technologies, such as a non-pneumatic structure and intelligent tire capabilities, are being developed by Goodyear today. Other technologies might become the basis for new ideas and potentially new products in the future. Click here for more information about the Goodyear AERO.
At Goodyear, we believe that ‘Every Landing Counts”, we are proud to highlight our innovative Flight Radial and AERO concept tire at the Paris Air Show. Discovery and innovation continue to be the core of what Goodyear does. Working on new tires, new technologies and concept tires is an opportunity to stretch our imagination and envision the possible products and services of the future.
The Paris Air Show will take place June 17-23, 2019, at Le Bourget Parc des Expositions, near Paris.
Goodyear Aviation Facts
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