For over two decades, GKN Aerospace has been a
proud supplier to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (GAC) on all of the company’s
large- and ultra-large-cabin programs, including the latest G500 and G600
business jet programs.
GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business began
participating in Gulfstream’s very successful business jet programs in 1993.
Activities started with the design and build of the empennage and thermoplastic
floor panels for the GV, followed by the common rudder for the G450/G550. Today,
GKN Aerospace manufactures a range of products including state-of-the-art
lightweight thermoplastic solutions for every Gulfstream large and ultra-large
Gulfstream G650 empennage assembly in
GKN Aerospace facility in Papendrecht.
Vice President Programs and Commercial at GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business, said:
“We are proud to continue to be a key supplier for GAC including on the new G500
and G600 business jet programs. Gulfstream is the market leader in large-cabin,
ultra-long- range business jet aircraft, while GKN Aerospace is a leader in
aerostructures and lightweight technologies. Our unique long-term collaboration
proves that we are a great fit.”