GKN Aerospace is well established as a Tier One supplier of composite helicopter blades. The primary products manufactured by GKN Aerospace include main rotor and tail rotor blade sheaths as well as leading edge blade tip and splice caps. Many of our rotor blade configurations include bonded titanium leading edges and integrated heater mats. In addition to the leading edge components GKN Aerospace also produces the critical root end composite structures used to attach structural blades to the main rotor hub.
- Experienced supply chain for reliable management of long lead materials
- Robust inspection processes and high quality standards for materials and processes
- Existing capability to support higher level assembly of blade structures
Aircraft deployed on
- Sikorsky – Black Hawk variants and S-92