July 10, 2012
GKN Aerospace wins contract to design and supply Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft windows
GKN Aerospace has been awarded a contract for the design, development and production of transparencies for the Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000 business jets. The contract includes both the cockpit and passenger cabin windows for these ultra long-range business jets. Design, development and production will take place at the GKN Aerospace facility in Garden Grove, CA, USA. Initial test deliveries will take place in 2013.The Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft passenger cabin window will feature significantly larger windows, bringing much more natural light into the cabin. These windows also incorporate GKN Aerospace’s industry-leading CrystalVueII abrasion resistant coating.