Fokker Aerostructures BV

Designs and manufactures composite structures for the aerospace and defense markets.

PO Box 59
Hoogeveen, 7900AB NL

Additional Locations:
Industrieweg 4
3351LB Papendrecht, NL
+31 786 419911

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Fiber-metal laminates in the spotlight
Interest in FMLs is growing again as aeroengineers search for lightweight solutions adaptable to new narrowbody commercial aircraft.

GKN Aerospace continues as a key Gulfstream supplier
More than 20 years as a key supplier on all large- and ultra large-cabin programs.

2017 Paris Air Show is good for composites
There is definitely a lot going on this week at the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airfield. Much of it relates to composites. Here’s a brief rundown.

Episode 1: Arnt Offringa, Fokker Technologies, part of GKN Aerospace
The first episode of CW Talks: The Composites Podcast features an interview with Arnt Offringa, head of aerostructures R&T at Fokker Technologies, part of GKN Aerospace, in Hoogeveen, The Netherlands.

We're launching a composites podcast
CW Talks: The Composites Podcast joins the CW arsenal.

GKN Aerospace opens production line for GA-ASI Predator B landing gear
GA-ASI and Fokker are exploring the possibilities to collaborate in the application of advanced composites in the Predator B landing gear.

Another opportunity to meet, and learn, in Paris
At the JEC World 2017, improvements in materials and processes were present at nearly every stand, with the emphasis on automotive-capable production speeds.

GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business, Royal Netherlands Air Force sign agreement
The multi-million Euro agreement covers total support solution for RNLAF aircraft for a five-year period.

Composites industry is growing up—but hurdles still remain
It’s the era of when, not if, for the use of composite materials.

Airborne awarded contract extension with Fokker
The contract extension is for the continued manufacturing of composite overhang panels.

The resurgence of GLARE
Airbus pursues fiber metal laminates for future narrowbody construction, citing cost, weight, repair and lightning strike benefits.

Day One highlights from 2016 CFK Valley Stade Conference
Automotive and aerospace developments led Day One including bio-inspired designs, BMW 7 Series firsts and amping GLARE fuselage production to meet 70 aircraft/month.

Thermoplastic composites in flight ... for decades
Thermoplastic composite airframe components parts have a surprisingly long history. Here's one of the earliest applications.

Arnt Offringa added as Carbon Fiber 2016 co-chair
The thermoplastic composites specialist is named co-chair of the carbon fiber industry's pre-eminent conference and networking event.

Thermoplastic composite wings on the horizon?
OUTCOME, a project under the Clean Sky 2 program, aims to industrialize out-of-autoclave thermoplastic primary aerostructure.

JEC World: Aerospace highlights
Fokker Aerostructures BV (Hoogeveen, The Netherlands), a GKN Aerospace company, demonstrated at its stand a thermoplastic composite aircraft demonstrator spoiler, fully functional and consisting of only three parts: top skin, bottom skin and a single spar.

Fokker, Airbus partnership to focus on glass fiber/metal laminate
The strategic partnership will research and develop automation of Fibre Metal Laminate (FML) production.

JEC World 2016, the full report
CompositesWorld's editors report on the technologies and products that caught our eye at JEC World 2016, in early March.

The matrix (2017)
The matrix binds the fiber reinforcement, gives the composite component its shape and determines its surface quality. A composite matrix may be a polymer, ceramic, metal or carbon. Here's a guide to selection.

Turnkey manufacturing systems: Materials, markets and maturation
Automated production cells promise affordability and less risk in scaling up composites production, but are they really the path forward?

Product Categories of Fokker Aerostructures BV

Composite Structures & Components
  • Aerospace, flight control surfaces
  • Aerospace, fuselage/wing