Bloomfield, CT, (October 13, 2021) - Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), announced that its Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville division located in Jacksonville, Florida, is expecting its FAA Part 145 repair station approval by the end of this year, which will support the commercial market recovery and a growing military aftermarket.
Leveraging a history of creative on-time solutions, and delivery of higher-value, competitively priced, highly complex integrated aerostructures, Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville will focus on nacelles, flight control surfaces and components.
Bruce Dailey, Executive Director of Business Development & Compliance, noted “We will be the supplier of choice for aging and underserviced aircraft with high metallic structure content, offering manufacturing capabilities to OEMs, as well as a service center and repair source for operators and owners”.
John Casey, Senior Director, Aftermarket, added “The addition of our FAA Part 145 repair certificate is a strategic initiative to expand into aftermarket support, not only on the military platforms that we currently manufacture, but additional airframes on the commercial side as well.”
Kaman will leverage its highly skilled workforce to repair complex components and structures through FAA-approved/DER repairs. Based in Florida, Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville will accelerate aftermarket growth through investment in tooling and test equipment, training, exchange units, and tech data.
About Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville
Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville provides comprehensive solutions to aerospace manufacturing markets. As an ISO AS9100 and Nadcap accredited supplier, Kaman has received industry recognition for its quality and service. Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville specializes in aerostructures, major and complex metallic/composite assembly, sheet metal details, extruded parts, CNC machining, design engineering and MRO repair. Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Kaman Corporation.
About Kaman Corporation
Kaman Corporation, founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, and headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut conducts business in the aerospace & defense, industrial and medical markets. Kaman produces and markets proprietary aircraft bearings and components; super precision, miniature ball bearings; proprietary spring energized seals, springs and contacts; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; safe and arming solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; restoration, modification and support of our SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters; manufacture and support of our K-MAX® manned and unmanned medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. More information is available at www.kaman.com.
Contact: Kaman Corporation
Executive Director of Business Development and Compliance