July 17, 2014
GKN Aerospace wins contract for Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000 rudder and elevator
GKN Aerospace has been selected by Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast to design, develop and supply the composite integrated rudder and elevator for the new Global 7000 and Global 8000 ultra long-range business jets. The multi-million pound contract adds to already significant GKN Aerospace work packages on these aircraft. These composite structures will be developed and manufactured at the company’s Cowes facility on the Isle of Wight, UK. First deliveries to Bombardier in Belfast will take place in 2014 and will continue through to 2026.