Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL) has shipped the first vertical fin structure for Boeing 737 aircraft from its facility in Hyderabad. The Boeing 737 is a single aisle airliner and one of the oldest operating aircraft in the world. The vertical fin will be delivered to the Boeing manufacturing facility in Renton, Washington, United States, for integration into the final Boeing 737 aircraft, said a statement from Tata Advanced Systems Ltd (TASL). In 2021, TBAL added a new production line to manufacture vertical fin structures for the 737 family of airplanes.
A vertical fin is a vertical stabilizing surface mounted on the tail of an aircraft, which provides stability and control in yaw, or side motion of the aircraft, prevents side-slip, and maintains straight and level flight. , it was noted.
“Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited is an example to the world of Boeing’s commitment to co-development of integrated systems in aerospace and defense in India, and a reflection of the country’s Atmanirbhar Bharat capabilities. The speed and quality with which the first vertical fin was built is a testament to TBAL’s skilled workforce, engineering talent and world-class manufacturing prowess.” Salil Gupte, president of Boeing India, said.
Managing Director, TASL said, “The successful shipment of the first vertical fin structure for the Boeing 737 aircraft is the result of hard work and seamless collaboration by the teams at TBAL. This further establishes TBAL and India as an important manufacturing base in the overall Boeing operations. does.” and Chief Executive Officer Sukaran Singh.
with PTI inputs