GKN Aerospace to supply windows for new Globals


GKN Aerospace will supply aircraft windows for Global 700 and Global 8000 executive jets

GKN Aerospace has been
awarded a contract for the design, development and production of transparencies
for the Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000 business jets. The contract
includes both the cockpit and passenger cabin windows for these ultra long-range
business jets.

Production will take place at the GKN facility in Garden Grove, California
and initial test deliveries will take place in 2013.

Ron Kato, vice president and
managing director special products, GKN Aerospace comments: “These windows
represent the absolute state-of-the-art in transparencies technology. They have
been produced using advanced forming technology and incorporate our
market-leading coatings – which together provide unbeatable performance and
reliability in all operating conditions.”