GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier operating in 12 countries at 38 sites and employing approximately 15,000 people. As a global company serving the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, GKN Aerospace develops, builds, and supplies an extensive range of advanced aerospace systems, components, and technologies– for use in Defense and Commercial aircraft ranging from helicopters, business jets, passenger planes, and advanced air mobility vehicles to the most advanced fighter aircraft. GKN Aerospace takes sustainability seriously and is committed to achieving net-zero flying by 2050. The company is collaborating with partners all over the world to accelerate the development of zero-emission aircraft technologies.
GKN Fokker’s role in HERWINGT is to lead WP4 and develop fast-curing thermoset and Thermoplastic In-Situ Consolidation technologies up to TRL 4 and manufacture demonstrator part for the Outer-Wing Box with a TRL 5 assessment.