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  • united kingdom GKN Aerospace








    GKN is a multinational automotive and multi-technology company formerly known as Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds. Since 1986 involved in the aerospace industry. In 1994 acquired Westland Aircraft later sold to italian Finmeccanica. In 2015 acquired dutch Fokker Technologies

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    GKN Parts for the NH90, 30-Nov-20 : #NH90 GKN Aerospace, present in the NHIndustries consortium via its Dutch GKN-Fokker subsidiary, produces many parts and after-market supports the NH90 helicopter

    Thermoplastic Components Flight Tested on Bell V-280, 03-Jun-20 : #recycling GKN Aerospace’s thermoplastic ruddervators and recycled thermoplastic access panels successfully flight tested on the Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor, one of the first military aircraft flying with thermoplastic technology on board

    GKN-Fokker Extends RNLAF Parts Contracts, 06-May-20 : #SpareParts GKN-Fokker awarded 2-year extension contract to supply spare parts for the Royal Netherlands Air Force and Marine NH90, Apache, Chinook and Cougar helicopter fleets

    GKN Aerospace lightweight fuel tanks for Bell 525, 21-Oct-13 : GKN Aerospace has won a multi-million dollar, life-of-programme contract from Bell Helicopter to develop and supply crashworthy, state-of-the-art fuel tanks for the new Bell 525 Relentless Super Medium helicopter.

    AgustaWestland Future Lynx Manufacture Commences, 30-Oct-07 : The first monolithic machined panel for the first AgustaWestland Future Lynx was manufactured last week at Oldland CNC's facility in Bristol, United Kingdom.

    AgustaWestland Helicopter Joint Venture Finalised, 26-Jul-00 : Finmeccanica S.p.A. of Italy and GKN plc of the UK today announce that subject to regulatory approval, they have finalised their agreement to merge their helicopter businesses. The new company will be known as Agusta Westland. Finmeccanica and GKN will each own 50% of the joint venture post completion.

    15-Mar-00 - First WAH-64 Apache to British Army





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