Tag: GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace and GE sign major agreement on industry-leading aero engines

GKN Aerospace and GE have deepened their long-term partnership on a series of industry-leading engines including the GEnx programme, the fastest-selling high-thrust engine. The new agreement focuses on three key areas: new technology insertion, fan case production and assembly, and repair of high v...

GKN Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney Canada sign collaboration agreement

GKN Aerospace has signed an agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada to collaborate on the development of the High Voltage High Power EWIS for the RTX hybrid-electric flight demonstrator project. The agreement involves the development, construction, and installation of the electrical wiring sys...

Easyjet partners with aerospace GKN Aerospace

easyJet has announced it is working with GKN Aerospace, leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier, to work toward reducing carbon emissions in aviation through the adoption of zero carbon emission technologies. easyJet will support the development of GKN Aerospace’s Hydrogen Combustion...

GKN Aerospace hosts aviation forum to celebrate opening of UK Global Technology Centre

GKN Aerospace today held an aviation industry forum to celebrate the opening of its new Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Bristol, UK. The event – entitled ‘Shaping a sustainable future of flight’ - brought together the wider UK aerospace ecosystem and helped promote collaboration in the in...

GKN Aerospace leads development of ground-breaking hydrogen propulsion system for aircraft

GKN Aerospace will lead a ground-breaking UK collaboration programme, called H2GEAR, to develop the company’s first hydrogen propulsion system for sub-regional aircraft. Hydrogen is expected to play a key role in the decarbonisation strategy of aviation as it can power aircraft efficiently, leavin...

GKN Aerospace receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award

GKN Aerospace today announce that it has received a 2019 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. The GKN Aerospace sites of Hoogeveen and Papendrecht in The Netherlands maintained a Silver co...

GKN Aerospace starts shipping engine components from new facility in Johor, Malaysia

GKN Aerospace has shipped the first aero-engine components from its site in Johor, Malaysia. The CFM56 low-pressure compressor components have been delivered to an Asian engine MRO service provider. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued the base certification to GKN Aerospace’s Johor...

GKN Aerospace signs USD multi-million contract for Boeing 777X wiring

GKN Fokker Elmo  has signed a  contract to supply  electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for the new Boeing 777X family. Production will start end of Q1 2020. The 777X EWIS will be delivered out of a number of strategic global locations, such as China, the Netherlands...

GKN Aerospace officially opens state of the art wiring facility in India

GKN Aerospace officially opens state of the art wiring facility in India

GKN Aerospace will officially open its all-new facility for Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) in Pune, India. GKN Aerospace India will celebrate this significant milestone with an inauguration ceremony on Wednesday 4th December. GKN Aerospace Leadership, together with State of Mahara...

GKN Aerospace breaks new ground in large composite wing structure technology

GKN Aerospace breaks new ground in large composite wing structure technology

GKN Aerospace has reached a major milestone in the ‘Wing of Tomorrow’ programme after designing, manufacturing, and delivering a mid-scale demonstrator tool to the GKN Aerospace Filton facility. This tool provides a fully functioning automated low-pressure RTM system for the Airbus-led programm...

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