December 18, 2010 (Morganton, NC) VX Aerospace was awarded a second Delivery Order, under its prime contract with the Naval Air Systems Command, to reverse-engineer and manufacture composite Stub Wing Upper Access Panels for the Marine Corps H-46 helicopter.
The existing Stub Wing Upper Access Panels experience sub-structural disbonds when an excessive external load is applied to the top surface. VX Aerospace will reverse-engineer the existing port and starboard Stub Wing Upper Access Panels to provide greater load dissipation capability, and then manufacture 30 sets for installation at the FRC East facility at Cherry Point, NC. The period of performance is approximately 18 months.
VX Aerospace Corporation is an advanced composites manufacturing company, providing a full range of composite design, fabrication and assembly capabilities for aviation and defense applications.
VX Aerospace combines state-of-the-art fabrication techniques, quality process controls and skilled craftsmanship to produce superior-quality composite parts and assemblies. For more information visit www.vxaerospace.com or call 828-433-5353.