Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Esterline Wins F-35 Materials Contract
Two Esterline Engineered Materials locations – Kirkhill Elastomers in Brea, Calif., and TA Aerospace in Valencia, Calif. – will participate in the contract. They provide a range of sealing, clamping, thermal and fire barrier protection and low observable technology used in the aerospace industry.
Esterline also supplies the F-35 with technical solutions ranging from specialized sensors and systems to avionics and controls. The company’s dollar content per aircraft exceeds $800,000.