The Goodyear Flight Radial Tire will be one of the approved fitments when the aircraft enters service in 2024 and will provide weight-efficient, cost-effective performance
AKRON, Ohio, June 15, 2023 – The Goodyear Flight Radial is one of Goodyear’s most advanced aviation products with technologies and features supporting dimensional stability for longer life and increased cut resistance. The tire’s radial construction promotes more landings and optimized bead design offers reduced weight.
The ultra-lightweight tire has received system part certification from Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer, and leads the way in optimizing efficiency and weight reduction.
“We are pleased to have been selected by Airbus to provide tires for its new A321XLR,” said Octavian Velcan, Managing Director OTR & Aviation EMEA. “Our main objective when designing this product was finding a balance between the required robustness and keeping the tire as light as possible. We achieve this in close collaboration with Airbus and delivered an optimized bead design and aerospace-quality materials to meet their business needs.”
The Goodyear Flight Radial Tire will supply the A321XLR with the following benefits and features:
This innovative tire is just the latest in the long tradition of Goodyear innovation. Since 1898, Goodyear has been enabling mobility and continues to stay More Driven. In 2023, Goodyear will celebrate its 125-year anniversary by continuing to deliver the products and services that move the world. Visit our Corporate Website to learn more.
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The Goodyear Flight Radial is one of Goodyear’s most advanced aviation products with technologies and features supporting dimensional stability for longer life and increased cut resistance. The tire’s radial construction promotes more landings and optimized bead design offers reduced weight.
The Goodyear Flight Radial tire will be one of the approved fitments for the new Airbus A321XLR aircraft. The tire received system part certification from Airbus and was selected to deliver weight-efficient and cost-efficient performance.
Goodyear will feature the Airbus fitment selection for the new A321XLR as part of the brand presence at the Paris Air Show from June 19-25, 2023.