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Kaman Aerospace selected to supply fixed leading edge assemblies for Bombardier Global 7000 & 8000 aircraft program

Kaman Aerospace Group (Paris Air Show Exhibit Hall 3, D118) announced today at the 50th International Paris Air Show that its Kaman Aerosystems division (Kaman) has been selected by Triumph Aerostructures – Vought Aircraft Division (Triumph) to manufacture the Fixed Leading Edge (FLE) assemblies for the Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000 large, ultra long-range business jets. The FLE assemblies are part of the wing structure. Triumph is responsible for the design and build of the wings and has issued Kaman an Advanced Procurement Authorization (APA) letter to initiate production while the contract details are finalized. The FLE assemblies will be manufactured at Kaman's facilities in Jacksonville, Florida, USA and Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. First deliveries are scheduled to support Bombardier Aerospace's scheduled entry-into-service in 2016 and 2017 for the Global 7000 and Global 8000 jets, respectively.

“This award further advances the relationship between Kaman and Triumph,” stated Robert Kanaskie, President Kaman Integrated Structures and Metallics, a unit of Kaman. “We are pleased to have earned a role with Triumph on this large and technologically advanced business jet program.”

Kaman is a leading supplier of integrated aerostructures, including metallic and composite structural assemblies and metallic parts for OEM and Tier I aerospace companies engaged in commercial and military aircraft programs. Kaman Aerosystems provides complete aerostructure solutions including design, tooling, manufacturing, testing, and support. 

Press release issued by Kaman Aerospace Aerostructures on June 18, 2013


 Contact details from our directory:
Kaman Aerospace Aerostructures Metal & Alloy Fabrications, Aircraft Control Surfaces, Fuselage Sections, Aircraft Structural Components, Winglets
Triumph Aerostructures - Precision Components Aircraft Structural Components, Empennages, Aircraft Doors, Nacelles, Wings, Helicopter Assemblies, Fuselage Sections, Wing Spoilers, Wing Flaps, Air Refuelling Systems, Wire Assemblies, Testing Services, Wing Spars, Fairings, Aircraft Flooring


 Related aircraft programs:
Bombardier Global series


 Related directory sectors:
Airframe Assemblies

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