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/INS. GKN Aerospace announced today the first delivery of F-35 Lightning II wheels and brakes assemblies serviced and maintained at its GKN Fokker landing gear facility in The Netherlands. This delivery marks the first shipset of its contract to service and maintain wheels, brakes and strut assemblies for the F-35 fleet in Europe.
/INS. GKN Aerospace, the renowned aerospace technology leader, and Materialise, a global pioneer in 3D printing solutions and services, have announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) aimed at advancing the research, design, and production of polymer additively manufactured (AM) parts for the aviation industry. The LOI was signed at the Paris Air Show and represents an extension of their successful collaboration. Materialise has been a supplier of polymer AM to GKN Aerospace since 2015, and supported the delivery of the additively manufactured wingtip for Eviation’s Alice, the world's largest all-electric aircraft, which made its maiden flight in 2022.
/INS. GKN Aerospace and Joby Aviation enter a multi-year contract covering design and build of flight control surfaces for Joby eVTOL. Design and build for initial production to be delivered from GKN Aerospace’s all-new GTC in the Netherlands. Advanced thermoplastic composites enable significant weight reduction and have a high recyclability.
easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced it is working with GKN Aerospace, the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier, to work toward reducing carbon emissions in aviation through the adoption of zero carbon emission technologies..