At Collins Aerospace, we don’t just have our eyes on a more sustainable
future. We’re building it every day. Through forward-thinking design and
science-based materials selection, we’re working to reduce aircraft weight for
greater fuel efficiency and employ more environmentally responsible materials in
A350 Nacelle Enhancement Program (NEP)
We collaborated with Airbus to enhance the nacelle, including fan cowl,
thrust reverser, equipment items and exhaust system. This program saves 270 lbs.
per aircraft and results in .034% (SFC) savings.
Composite materials and advanced manufacturing
Our Center of Excellence in Banbury (UK) develops composite fuel pipes to replace heavier metal