AERIAL REFUELING

AERIAL REFUELING PRODUCTS

We develop and manufacture aerial refueling digital hydraulic actuation system products.

 

Examples include our proprietary and patented Hydraulic Motor Assembly, digital Drive System Controller and Gearbox assembly, all of which are successfully integrated on the Boeing KC-46 Pegasus for hose and drogue air-to-air refueling.

HYDRAULIC MOTOR ASSEMBLY

The Federal Industries HMA is patented and proprietary Electrohydraulic Variable Displacement Drive System (VDDS) technology used in hose and drogue hose reels and fuel pumps for airborne aerial refueling applications

Hydraulic motor assembly for aerial refueling

DRIVE SYSTEM CONTROLLER

The Federal Industries DSC is a patented and proprietary digital electronic controller and software solution used for the control, management and health monitoring of VDDS hose and drogue hose reel systems and VDDS fuel pumps for airborne aerial refueling applications

drive system controller for aerial refueling

GEAR BOX ASSEMBLY

The Federal Industries gearbox is patented and proprietary planetary gear train technology used in driving hose and drogue hose reels for airborne aerial refueling applications, both for new and upgrade modifications

Gear Box for aerial refueling

HYDRAULIC HOSE REEL DRIVE SYSTEM

The Federal Industries HHRDS is a patented and proprietary drive system technology initially developed and currently used in airborne aerial refueling applications for hose reel and fuel pump drives. The Variable Displacement Drive System (VDDS) technology used in the HHRDS is also applicable for aerial refueling stores/pods, aircraft fuel system boost, transfer and tanker refueling pumps.

aerial refueling products
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