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Kaman Aerosystems awarded LTA by Rolls-Royce for Trent XWB composite A-frame fairings

Kaman Aerosystems (Kaman), a division of Kaman Aerospace Group, announced today at the 2014 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention and Exhibition that it has been awarded a Long Term Supply Agreement (LTA) by Rolls-Royce to manufacture the Composite A-frame Fairings for the Trent XWB engine that will power the Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. Rolls-Royce and Kaman have entered into a multi-year contract for these parts, with a projected value in excess of $5 million. The A-Frame Fairings will be manufactured at Kaman's facility in Bennington, Vermont.

“We are delighted to be embarking on this first step in a long term relationship with Rolls-Royce on this industry leading technologically advanced engine program,” stated Gary Tenison, Vice President Kaman Aerospace Group.

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 and aeroengine programs. The Company provides complete aerostructure solutions including design, tooling, manufacturing, testing, and support.

Press release issued by Kaman Aerosystems on October 21, 2014


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