Microwave Journal

New Generation Airbus A350XWB Flies with Crane Aerospace & Electronics Power Solutions TRUs

June 24, 2011

Crane Aerospace & Electronics Power Solutions was selected by ECE, a Zodiac Aerospace company, to supply its Transformer Rectifier Units (TRU) on the Electrical Power Distribution Systems (EPDS) for the Airbus A350XWB.

“We are excited to provide our high reliability, low weight and high power quality TRUs for the EPDS on the new generation A350XWB family fleet,” states Ed Fuhr, Vice President, Power Solutions for Crane Aerospace & Electronics.

There are seven TRUs within the Electrical Power Distribution System. The ECE Electrical Power Distribution Systems control and monitor the electrical DC power distribution to the loads on the aircraft. The Crane TRUs provide 230 VAC to 28 VDC conversion/fault protection and 115 VAC to 28 VDC conversion/fault protection within the EPDS.

Crane Electronics Power Solutions offers ELDECTM, Interpoint™ and Keltec™ power conversion, power distribution and battery systems for the commercial, defense and communications industries for use in electronic countermeasures, missiles, radar, intelligence and guidance systems.