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GKN Aerospace (U.K.)
 
Contact details
Address Ferry Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6RA, U.K.
Telephone +44 1983 294 101
Facsimile +44 1983 291 006
Email info@aerospace.gknplc.com
Web www.gknaerospace.com
 
Connections
Association memberships ADS Group , AIA Aerospace Industries Association
Subsidiaries Fokker Technologies , FPT Industries Ltd
Preferred supplier
accreditations
Bell Helicopter Textron/Boeing (Premier Supplier Award 2010)
Preferred suppliers WESCO Aircraft Hardware Corp. (Premier Supplier Award 2013)
 
Client aircraft programs
AgustaWestland AW101   Analysis Fuel Tanks & Systems: Fuel bladders; Ice Protection/Prevention Equipment: Rotor blade ice protection system; Flotation Gear: Emergency flotation system
AgustaWestland AW159   Analysis Fuselage Sections: Complete airframe
Airbus A350 XWB   Analysis Wings: Wing spars & trailing edge
Airbus A380   Analysis Wings: Wing fixed trailing-edge composites secondary structures; flap track beams; Empennages: Vertical tail profiles; flap skins; vertical tail plane fittings; Aircraft Structural Components: Parts for fuselage frames & stringers
Airbus A400M   Analysis Wings: Metal & composite wing trailing edge subassemblies; composite wing spars; wing leading edge & trailing edge composite details & panels; Air Refuelling Systems: Lightweight air to air refuelling pylon for the wing dispense equipment; Engine Inlets: Aluminium alloy engine air inlet
Airbus Helicopters H135   Analysis Fuel Tanks & Systems: Fuel bladders
Airbus Helicopters H145M/EC145   Analysis Fuel Tanks & Systems: Fuel bladders
Bell 525 Relentless   Analysis Aircraft Structural Components: Airframe structure - complex machining & composites
Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey   Analysis Ice Protection/Prevention Equipment: Electro-thermal ice protection system
Bell V-280 Valor   Analysis Empennages: V-tail aerostructure & ruddervators
Boeing 737   Analysis Winglets: Blended winglets (737-300/500); advanced technology winglet (737MAX); Nacelles: One-piece engine nacelle inlet lip skins; 737 MAX; Windshields: Anti-spall windshields (P-8A Poseidon)
Boeing 767   Analysis Winglets: Blended winglets (767-300 ER)
Boeing 787 Dreamliner   Analysis Aircraft Flooring: Section 47 floor grids; Engine Parts: Titanium metal matric composite thrust links; Ice Protection/Prevention Equipment: Electro-thermal ice protection system
Boeing AH-64 Apache   Analysis Fuel Tanks & Systems: Fuel bladders
Bombardier 415   Analysis Nacelles:
Bombardier Challenger 300 series   Analysis Nacelles: Nacelle system
Bombardier CRJ700/900/1000 series   Analysis Empennages: Titanium/composite tailcone
Bombardier CSeries   Analysis Winglets: Composite winglet
Bombardier Dash 8 Q Series   Analysis Nacelles:
Bombardier Global series   Analysis Winglets: Global 7000 & 8000; Aircraft Control Surfaces: Composite integrated rudder & elevator (Global 7000 & 8000)
Cessna Citation Longitude   Analysis Nacelles:
Cessna Citation Mustang   Analysis Empennages: Advanced monolithic empennage spars; Engine Housings: Engine case for PW615 engine
Changhe Z-8   Analysis Flotation Gear: Emergency flotation system (AC313 variant)
COMAC C919   Analysis Empennages: Composite horizontal tail plane (with Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Co)
Dassault 2000 series   Analysis Engine Parts: Blisks for CFE738 engine
Embraer Phenom   Analysis Engine Housings: Engine case for PW617 engine
Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules   Analysis Nacelles: Integrated nacelles
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II   Analysis Transparent Canopies: Integrated transparency system
Sikorsky S-92   Analysis Flotation Gear: Emergency flotation system
 
Sectors
Aircraft Operations, Airframe Assemblies, Engine Components, Fuel Systems, Mechanical Components, Safety & Security Systems, Structural Components, Windows & Glass
 
Manufactured product categories
Air Refuelling Systems, Aircraft Control Surfaces, Aircraft Doors, Aircraft Flooring, Aircraft Structural Components, Empennages, Engine Housings, Engine Inlets, Engine Nozzles, Engine Parts, Flotation Gear, Fuel Tanks & Systems, Fuselage Sections, Helicopter Assemblies, Ice Protection/Prevention Equipment, Nacelles, Refueling Equipment, Transparent Canopies, Windshields, Winglets (Blended winglets), Wings
 
Company press releases
GKN Aerospace to supply Turbine Rear Frame for a Chinese new commercial engine programme  December 1, 2016
GKN Aerospace congratulates Bombardier on entry into service of CS100 aircraft  July 15, 2016
GKN Aerospace delivers rotating frames for Clean Sky open rotor engine  February 25, 2016
GKN Aerospace and Durham University to create novel process to measure aircraft wing drag reduction  February 15, 2016
GKN Aerospace to supply engine shafts for CJ1000 development programme  February 4, 2016
GKN Aerospace congratulates Boeing on the 737 MAX first flight  February 1, 2016
GKN Aerospace delivers innovative Clean Sky wing structure  January 11, 2016
GKN Aerospace to supply engine nacelles for new Cessna Citation Longitude  November 17, 2015
GKN Aerospace's innovative Clean Sky aero-engine technology tested  November 12, 2015
GKN completes acquisition of Fokker Technologies  October 28, 2015

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Other relevant press releases
GKN Aerospace recognised in Airbus supplier awards  May 11, 2016
Magellan Aerospace secures multi-year contracts with GKN Aerospace  May 10, 2016
JRTL helps devise a solution for tool repair  August 27, 2015
Arcam receives order for Arcam Q20 from GKN Aerospace in the UK  June 13, 2014
GKN Aerospace to manufacture Bell Helicopter's V-280 Valor “V-Tail”  October 17, 2013
Fokker Elmo successfully started manufacturing for new GKN Aerospace contract  January 11, 2013
Bell 525 Relentless continues to gain momentum; names key suppliers  July 2, 2012
Moving the wings of the future  April 30, 2012
GKN Aerospace manufactures Airbus A350 XWB wing spars using Umeco's large-scale composite tooling mandrels  April 30, 2012
Delcam supports GKN Aerospace ice protection project for Boeing Dreamliner  January 12, 2011
 
Articles from Airframer journal
GKN develops new fuel bladder material May 12, 2008
Hot on the anti-ice trail August 9, 2006
GKN Aerospace simplifies airframe assembly August 9, 2006
Designers wing way to better and faster aircraft August 9, 2006
GKN's involvement in UCA programme extended January 31, 2006
GKN appoints chief executive December 8, 2005
GKN Aerospace opens Advanced Composites Centre August 31, 2005
 
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