Kaman Awarded 777/767 Fixed Trailing Edge Kits LTA by Boeing
Kaman Corporation announced today that its Aerosystems division (Kaman) has been awarded a multi-year contract for the production of fixed trailing edge (FTE) kits and assemblies for the 777 and 767 commercial programs. The award from Boeing Commercial Airplanes (Boeing) is a continuation of the work Kaman has performed for Boeing since the launch of the 767 program almost thirty years ago.
“This multi-program award is a testimony to Kaman’s ability to effectively support our customers’ needs in producing aircraft. We have worked with Boeing to enhance affordability and competitiveness through year over year cost reductions across Kaman’s Boeing portfolio,” stated Greg Steiner, President of Kaman Aerospace Group.
To date Kaman has provided more than 1,000 FTE kits and assemblies for each of the 777 and 767 programs since 1995 and 1986, respectively.
Kaman is a leading supplier of integrated structures including metallic and composite structural assemblies and detail metallic parts for OEM and Tier I aerospace companies engaged in commercial and military aircraft programs. Kaman provides complete aerostructure solutions including design, tooling, manufacturing, testing, and product support.
About Kaman Corporation
Kaman Corporation, founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, and headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut conducts business in the aerospace and industrial distribution markets. The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA certification services; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; and support for the company’s SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. The company is a leading distributor of industrial parts, and operates more than 200 customer service centers and five distribution centers across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Kaman offers more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical, material handling, motion control, fluid power, automation and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, Kaman provides engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. More information is available at www.kaman.com.
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