Boeing certifies Goodyear tire for new aircraft

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear’s ultra-lightweight Flight Radial aviation tire has been certified by Boeing Co. for use on its 777X airplane. It is the first product to receive Boeing system part certification for the 777X, according to Goodyear.

The Flight Radial, which is among the Akron-based tire maker’s most advanced aviation products, features Goodyear featherweight alloy core bead technology, which reduces weight and operating costs.

Goodyear said the tire contains strong, rigid tread belts with enhanced rubber for dimensional stability, longer service life and increased cut resistance,…

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