Curtiss-Wright Sensors Division UK Collaborates with Moog UK on FETCH Project

Friday 10 November 2023

Curtiss-Wright teams with Moog UK to support the Future Engine Technology for the Control of Hydrogen Project 


CHRISTCHURCH, UK – November 10, 2023  Curtiss-Wright’s Sensors Division announced that it is 
collaborating with Moog Inc. on its Future Engine Technology for the Control of Hydrogen (FETCH) project. 
The project, led by Moog, will develop key technology for future liquid hydrogen gas turbine fuel systems 
and will receive funding support from the UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI). Continuing its long 
legacy of innovation, Curtiss-Wright’s role in the project involves the development of novel design solutions 
for extreme temperature aerospace position sensors to address the unique needs of a new class of 
hydrogen fueled aircraft engines. In addition to Moog and Curtiss-Wright, the project includes the 
University of Bath/IAAPS, Cranfield University, Baker Hughes Druck, and Carter Manufacturing. As part of 
Moog’s team, Curtiss-Wright will play a key part in the development and demonstration of a fuel control 
system for aircraft hydrogen gas turbines, together with non-fueldraulic electromechanical actuation systems 
for variable engine geometries. The project targets large commercial aircraft of the future. Activities, which 
began in September 2023, are scheduled to culminate in hydrogen fuel system testing in early 2026.


"As a long-standing supplier to Moog Aircraft in the UK, we are proud to team with them on the Future Engine 
Technology for the Control of Hydrogen program, working together to help lead the engine market towards a 
new generation of aircraft engines based on greener propulsion,” said Jeff Troutner, General Manager, of 
Curtiss-Wright’s Sensors Division. “The FETCH project provides an exciting opportunity to take our innovative
LVDT sensor technology to new limits and help tackle the challenges posed in delivering greener, sustainable 
aviation solutions for the future.”

The FETCH project is supported by the ATI Programme, a joint Government and industry investment to maintain 
and grow the UK’s competitive position in civil aerospace design and manufacture. The program, delivered 
through a partnership between the ATI, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and 
Innovate UK, addresses technology, capability, and supply chain challenges.


Curtiss-Wright Sensors Division is a leading supplier of linear variable differential transformer (LVDT) technology, 
which is widely used for engine-based position sensing. One of the most accurate and reliable transducer 
technologies in the market, LVDTs feature contactless sensing, low power consumption, predictable temperature 
performance and high sensitivity, making them the optimal solution for critical aerospace applications. 
Curtiss-Wright will combine advanced materials and design techniques to provide accurate and reliable novel 
LVDT solutions for the challenging environments presented by hydrogen propulsion engine systems for 

Through its participation in the FETCH project, Curtiss-Wright will further expand the core technical capability 
present in its Christchurch facility, positioning the UK as a leader in extreme temperature position sensing 
technologies for aerospace.


For more information about Curtiss-Wright’s Sensors Division, please visit

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global integrated business that provides highly engineered products, solutions and services mainly to Aerospace & Defense markets, as well as critical technologies in demanding Commercial Power, Process and Industrial markets. We leverage a workforce of approximately 8,500 highly skilled employees who develop, design and build what we believe are the best engineered solutions to the markets we serve. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing innovative solutions through trusted customer relationships. For more information, visit

This press release contains forward-looking statements made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that are based on management's beliefs and assumptions. Such statements, including statements relating to Curtiss-Wright Corporation's expectations of future performance of our LVDT sensor technology, the continued relationship with an existing customer, the continued funding support from the UK’s Aerospace Technology Institute, successful implementation and the success of this hydrogen fueled aircraft engine program and future opportunities associated with this program, are not considered historical facts and are considered forward-looking statements under the federal securities laws. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: a reduction in anticipated orders; an economic downturn; changes in competitive marketplace and/or customer requirements; a change in US government spending; an inability to perform customer contracts at anticipated cost levels; and other factors that generally affect the business of aerospace, defense contracting, marine, electronics and industrial companies. Please refer to the Company's current SEC filings under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, for further information.


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