Safran Landing Systems, headquartered in France, is a world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Company capabilities encompass the full life cycle of the company’s products, ranging from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul.
Safran Landing Systems, part of the Safran group of companies, is a partner to 30 leading commercial, military, business and regional airframers, and supports more than 25,000 aircraft making over 40,000 landings every day. The company employs more than 7,000 staff working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia.
Locally, Safran Landing Systems has an aircraft carbon brake production and refurbishment plant in Walton, Kentucky. The Walton plant's clientele includes a large number of North American airlines (Delta Airlines, United Airlines, UPS, FedEx, JetBlue, Spirit Airlines, Air Canada, etc.), and its carbon brakes are used on many different commercial and military aircraft.