GKN Aerospace named key supplier for all-new Gulfstream G700 business jet

The GulfstreamG700 ©GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace has been selected as a key supplier on the new Gulfstream G700 business jet that was unveiled at NBAA on October 21. GKN Aerospace is using its leading capability in design and manufacture of business jet empennages and thermoplastic components on the advanced aircraft. The rudder and elevators that are part of the empennage as well as the floorboards feature the latest thermoplastic technology. GKN Aerospace also produces the bonded fuselage panels for the new fuselage.

A team of highly qualified GKN Aerospace engineers has collaborated with the Gulfstream team to take an active role in the design process. Production takes place in facilities in Hoogeveen and Papendrecht in the Netherlands.

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