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HondaJet wiring package contract awarded to GKN Aerospace

Posted 19 June 2017 · Add Comment

GKN Aerospace's Fokker business has signed a contract with Honda Aircraft Company to manufacture the complete electrical wiring and interconnection system (EWIS) for the market-leading HondaJet.

Above: Operators in GKN’s electrical wiring systems facility in China.

HondaJet's advanced light jet is being manufactured in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Adriaan Leyte, Vice President of Business Development for GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business, said: “We are delighted to extend our involvement on this important and exciting program. This contract extension builds upon our successful relationship with Honda Aircraft and we are proud to be part of the team.”

GKN Aerospace also supplies the complete composite, lightweight bonded fuselage, the innovative, all-acrylic front and side windshields, and the empennage for HondaJet. The contract for the wiring systems strengthens GKN Aerospace’s position on this technologically advanced aircraft.

GKN Aerospace's automated wiring design and manufacturing system enables GKN to support a worldwide customer base.

GKN’s EWIS technology can be found on an extensive range of commercial and military aircraft and engines from all major aircraft and engine manufacturers.
 

 

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