We are market leading and technology leading in aerostructures, supporting our customers in making aircraft fly faster, further and greener.
We provide empennages, wing structures, fuselages and components for major platforms ranging from helicopters to business jets and from advanced fighter aircraft to the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world. With lightweight composites, additive manufacturing and innovative high speed machining technologies we help to reduce emissions and weight on the aircraft and enhance passenger comfort.
We are engaged in the design, development, certification, manufacture and assembly of metal and composite fuselage structures for rotary and fixed-wing aircraft including military fighters and transport, commercial and general aviation platforms.
We are market leader in empennages for business jets. The Gulfstream G650 and HondaJet business jets, both feature GKN Aerospace’s optimised, efficient and cost effective empennages. Innovative light weight thermoplastic composite solutions are included in each of the tails. Our expertise also includes empennages and aft-sections for rotorcraft like the NH90, Chinook and AW169 helicopters.