Telair International was selected by Boeing to design and manufacture the cargo handling system for the 747 Large Cargo Freighter, the specially modified 747-400 that will transport major assemblies for the 787. According to Boeing, the system's design features "intelligent" power drive units networked through a control system that allows them to communicate with one another. This enables safe and nonlabor-intensive loading and unloading of the aircraft as well as simplifying system ...

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