GKN Aerospace - El Cajon

Overview

Overview

GKN Aerospace - El Cajon manufactures lightweight structures for high performance aerospace applications.

Specializing in lightweight titanium and aluminium alloy engine components including rings, modules, ducts and compressor cases. GKN Aerospace - El Cajon also repairs fan blades and cases for jet engines

GKN AEROSPACE - EL CAJON IN NUMBERS

Plant size
42,000 sqm
Number of employees
800
Capabilities
4

Capabilities

Frame Structures

Frame Structures

Manufacture of a range of welded high temperature bearing housing structures.

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Metallic Fan Cases

Metallic Fan Cases

Manufacture of large diameter aluminium and titanium fan containment cases applying roll forming, welding and chemical milling to offer cost and weight benefit.

Core Engine Ducts

Core Engine Ducts

Manufacture of military core engine ducts across a range of programs applying Unistructure (TM) technology to offer comparable weight to composites for significantly lower cost.

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Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Services

Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Services

Offering an industry-leading range of fan blade repair and overhaul under full FAA/EASA certification.

Programmes

Programmes

GKN Aerospace – El Cajon currently provides engine structures to over 20 programmes including:

  • 787
  • A350 XWB
  • A320neo
  • JSF
  • C-130J
  • V-22 Osprey
  • F-22
  • F-16/F-15
  • 767
  • A330neo
  • 737 MAX
  • 747-8