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52nd International Paris Air Show

The 2017 edition of the Paris Air Show has ended on 25 June, and a number of interesting GKN news stories have emerged from the latest edition of this event.

Our technologies are leading the change

Lightweight composite components help to reduce weight and emissions on aircraft and engines and enhance passenger comfort.

We set the benchmark in additive manufacturing

Our AM technology reduces weight and production time and improves operational excellence.

A global footprint to support aerospace innovation

A global footprint to support aerospace innovation

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier.

With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

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At the forefront of advanced aerostructures technology.

Our market leading expertise is focused on fuselages, empennages, nacelles and wing components. We can substantially accelerate and improve design/build- processes and deliver the optimal solution.

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Technology leader in smart engine systems.

We are a full systems integration partner for global aircraft engine programs. We support engine manufacturer’s strategies with intelligent, efficient technologies and unmatched expertise.

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Aircraft Systems

Aircraft Systems

The global partner in electrical wiring and interconnection systems (EWIS) and transparencies for aircraft. Our systems expertise also includes landing gear, fuel tanks, flotation systems and ice protection solutions.


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Aftermarket Services & MRO

Aftermarket Services & MRO

We offer a comprehensive aftermarket service to ensure consistent supply of our core aerospace technologies to our customer base. Availability, reliability and a global network ensure that world-class service is always close by.

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AOG Contact

If an aircraft has to stay on the ground (AOG) for technical reasons, GKN helps in the shortest possible time, contact one of our service centers for AOG support.