GKN Aerospace

One of world's largest thermoplastic aerostructures assembled

GKN Fokker, NLR (Netherlands Aerospace Centre), Delft University of Technology and SAM|XL, have successfully manufactured one the world’s largest thermoplastic components as part of the Multi-Functional Fuselage Demonstrator (MFFD) project led by Airbus.
3 months ago

Swedish Armed Forces invest £15.5m in GKN engine test facility

To ensure development and maintenance of the RM12 and RM16 fighter engines for the JAS 39 Gripen, the Swedish Armed Forces are investing in an extensive renovation and new construction of the engine test facility at GKN Aerospace in Trollhättan.
4 months ago

GKN Aerospace and Ariane sign rocket deal

GKN Aerospace has signed a contract with ArianeGroup to supply the next phase of Ariane 6 turbines and Vulcain nozzles. The contract includes the manufacturing and supply of units for the next 14 Ariane 6 launchers, to be produced from now until 2025.
5 months ago

GKN Aerospace acquires additive manufacturing leader

GKN Aerospace has acquired a Swedish additive manufacturing system business, as part of its engines business’s journey to transform its supply chain and offer more sustainable and advanced material solutions to customers.
7 months ago

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