Specialised hinges

GKN Aerospace leads the market in the manufacture of quality specialised hinges, supporting virtually every type and class of aviation vehicle and a wide range of non-aerospace applications. All common aerospace materials are supported on its machinery, and hinges up to 40 feet can be made efficiently using specialised processes for drilling and slotting.

Military Standards

Pivotal in the development of the extrusion, GKN Aerospace has manufactured MS20001 hinges for over 65 years. All sizes and widths of this continuous hinge are manufactured as halves or full assemblies using proprietary machines specifically designed for this product.

Custom Hinges

GKN Aerospace manufactures custom hinges to our customers' design. Global engineering services are available to optimise customer design for use and manufacture.
GKN Aerospace is also the leading supplier of cargo door hinges for Boeing and Airbus aircraft.

Product deployed on:

  • Large commercial
  • Small commercial
  • Regional jets
  • Business jets
  • Military transport
  • Fixed wing fighter jets
  • Rotorcraft