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The agreement extends into 2020 the current composite fabrication work scope, at Avcorp’s Gardena California facility, for F-35 wing skin panels, nacelle panels and body access panels.
This follow-on contract complements Avcorp’s assembly of the F-35 Carrier Variant Outboard Wing structure which has been under a long-term contract with BAE Systems since 2011 in the Delta, British Columbia plant; as well as the recently awarded Lockheed Martin contract for the integration of paint preparation and complex installation of control surfaces and systems such as outboard leading edge flaps, ailerons, fairings and sub-systems for the CV OBW.About Avcorp:The Avcorp Group designs and builds major airframe structures for several aircraft companies, including BAE Systems, Boeing, Bombardier, Fuji Heavy Industries and Lockheed Martin. The Avcorp Group has more than 50 years of experience, over 750 skilled employees and 636,000 square feet of facilities. Avcorp Structures & Integration located in Delta BC is dedicated to metallic and composite aerostructures assembly and integration; Avcorp Engineered Composites located in Burlington ON is dedicated to design and manufacture of small-sized composite aerostructures, and Avcorp Composite Fabrication located in Gardena CA has advanced composite aerostructures fabrication capabilities for medium and large composite aerostructures. More information: www.avcorp.com
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