Bridgestone to supply Boeing’s new 7E7 aircraft with tyres

Tokyo–Bridgestone Corp. has announced that it has signed a contract with Boeing Co. to supply radial and crossply aircraft tyres for fitment to all three models of Boeing’s new Dreamliner aircraft. Bridgestone is currently the only tyre supplier with a contract for the Dreamliner range. Mike Bair, Boeing vice president and general manager of the 7E7 program said, “Every 7E7 will be delivered with Bridgestone tyres.”

In a statement, Bridgestone said the tyres developed for the 7E7 Dreamliner family employ a new belt structure that…

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