Flying a helicopter
Helicopter stories
Accidents
Acronyms
Jobs new
Airliners
Airshows
Future helicopters
For Sale
Contact


Database

47189 serials
20053 photos
4006 heliports



facebook     twitter     google     linkedin


Sponsors

Viewpoint

Saxon


Promote Your Services Here




facebook     twitter     google     linkedin

Sponsored by
Viewpoint Saxon

Promote Here



Latest News

JBI Helicopters in the Farming of Cranberry Bogs

Aeromedical Tilt Rotor Seminar in Australia

Falcon Aviation Orders Three More H160

ASU Delivered NVG Capable AS350 to HNZ Topflight

EDIC’ Horizon International Flight Academy

400,000 Flight Hours for V-22 Osprey Fleet

Sikorsky S-92 Certified by Mexico DGAC

AAR to Enhance Support for the UAE Armed Forces

53
Liked this

Newsletter #149     | News

Kaman Aerosystems Awarded Long Term Agreement By Bell Helicopter for Military Rotor Blade Components


Kaman Aerosystems has been awarded an extension to its current contract with Bell Helicopter to manufacture skin and skin to core components for the Bell UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters.


Kaman Aerosystems Awarded Long Term Agreement By Bell Helicopter for Military Rotor Blade Components


Kaman, March 26, 2015 - LOOMFIELD, Conn. - Kaman Corporation announced today that its Aerosystems division has been awarded an extension to its current contract with Bell Helicopter to manufacture skin and skin to core components for the Bell UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters.

This five-year follow on contract has an expected value in excess of $25 million.

The components will continue to be manufactured at the Kaman Composite Structures facility in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

“We are proud to have been awarded this follow-on contract from Bell Helicopter. We began supplying these components in 2010 and we are delighted to continue this relationship. Kaman has now secured long term commitments to supply Bell with skin and skin to core components for both their commercial and military rotor requirements. We look forward to providing these products for years to come," stated Tim Bates, General Manager, Kaman Composite Structures - Connecticut & Vermont Divisions.

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.

Kaman Aerosystems is a division of the Aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), which was founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman. Headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut, Kaman Corporation conducts business in the aerospace and distribution markets. The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA certification services; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; and support for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. Additionally, the Company is a leading distributor of industrial parts, and operates more than 250 customer service centers and five distribution centers across North America. Kaman offers more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical, material handling, motion control, fluid power, automation and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Kaman also provides engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management.


This article is listed in :
Bell UH-1Y Venom in USUS Marine Corps
Bell AH-1Z Viper
US Kaman

Sponsors

Viewpoint

Saxon


Promote Your Services Here




facebook     twitter     google     linkedin

Sponsored by
Viewpoint Saxon

Promote Here