GKN Tapped To Supply Low-pressure Turbine Cases for Snecma Silvercrest

 - June 20, 2013, 1:25 PM

UK aerostructures and equipment group GKN Aerospace has been contracted by Snecma to provide low-pressure turbine (LPT) cases for the Silvercrest SC-2C engine for the Cessna Citation Longitude. Under a long-term agreement valued at $15.7 million, production of LPT cases by GKN Aerospace-Norway for delivery to Snecma’s Villaroche facility will accelerate as the engine is prepared for the Longitude’s scheduled entry into service in 2017. GKN Aerospace-Norway was previously the Norwegian subsidiary of Sweden’s Volvo Aero, which GKN acquired about a year ago.