Aug 8 (Reuters) - Transdigm Group Inc:
* Transdigm Group reports fiscal 2017 third quarter results and announces potential financing transaction
* Q3 adjusted earnings per share $3.30
* Q3 earnings per share $3.08
* Q3 sales $907.7 million versus i/b/e/s view $902.5 million
* Q3 earnings per share view $3.16 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S
* Sees fy 2017 earnings per share $9.16 to $9.40
* Sees fy 2017 sales $3.53 billion to $3.57 billion
* Transdigm group inc - reaffirms previously stated fiscal 2017 financial guidance.
* Transdigm group inc - announced its intention to issue a new $1.8 billion first lien term loan.
* Fy2017 earnings per share view $12.28, revenue view $3.55 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S
* Transdigm group inc - to use proceeds, together with cash on hand, to repay $1.2 billion of existing tranche c term loans
* Transdigm group inc - also intends to use proceeds, together with cash on hand, to fund potential special dividend in range of $1.0 billion to $1.25 billion Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: