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Avcorp signs production contract with Boeing

August 13, 2013  By Carey Fredericks

Aug. 13, 2013, Vancouver - Avcorp Industries, Inc. has announced it has received a purchase contract from The Boeing Company for the production and supply of Tunnel Cover Assemblies for the CH-47 Chinook Helicopters.

Each shipset of tunnel covers consists of several large and complex metal bonded aerostructures. These tunnel covers act as access covers to the driveshaft, which runs between the two main rotors of the aircraft.

Avcorp has manufactured and supplied Boeing with various aircraft components, including wheel well fairings and wing tip panels for the Next-Generation 737, and CH-47 Chinook Helicopter Cockpit Nose Enclosure assemblies, for more than 20 years.

"This new contract underscores the importance of our long-standing partnership which continues to support highly-skilled aerospace jobs within Canada." said Mark van Rooij, president/CEO of Avcorp. "We are proud that our partnership with Boeing continues to provide us with opportunities to contribute to a key platform."



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