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Rotorcraft Report: Bell Taps Kaman for Composites

By Staff Writer | November 1, 2009

Completions & Modifications, Emergency Medical Service, Observation/Patrol, Offshore

PRODUCTS/COMPONENTS

Kaman Aerospace’s Helicopters division has won a $53-million contract to supply composite helicopter blade skins and skin core assemblies for Bell Helicopter of Fort Worth, Texas. The agreement involves 18 different assemblies for the following helicopters: Bell 406, 407, 412, 427, 429, 430, H1 and BA609. Kaman’s HeliworX facility in Bloomfield, Conn. will build the assemblies beginning in late 2009.

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