AIRCRAFT FLOORING, CARGO LINING, INSULATION AND HONEYCOMBS


  • Import design data from Catia, CADDs and other software
    • Highly experienced AlphaCam CAD/CAM programmers and CNC operators provide the full range of work-to-file/disk/print/sample capabilities and the precision cutting and detailing of a wide range of composite materials on vacuum-bed CNC routing equipment. This allows all Gillfab®, Gilliner® and Gillfloor® panels to be supplied cut-to-size, profiled, drilled and detailed so they are ready for use.
  • CNC machining
  • Creation/verification of NC programs
  • In-house manufacture of fold tools
  • Edge filling, fitting inserts, painting, application of seals
    • Finished floor panels can be supplied ready-to-fit, including:
    • Panel edge and core fillings.
    • Potted or mechanically fitted inserts and ferrules.
    • Bolt/rivet-on hardware, aluminum details and self-adhesive elastomers.
    • Non-slip paint, vinyl covering or other decorative finishes.
    • BAE-appointed sole supplier of 748/ATP, 146/RJ and Jetstream 31/32/41 floor panels.
  • Manual assembly
    • Complex assemblies can be manufactured using cut-and-fold fabrication techniques with drawing development, tool design and jig manufacture carried out in-house reducing lead-times and providing customers direct access to the product source. Typical Products include:
    • Ducts
    • Step/Ramp panels
    • Bulkheads
    • Locker backs
    • Side & Centre Consoles
    • Avionics
    • Stowages
  • Kitting
  • Honeycomb Detailing
    • We maintain a dedicated department specializing in the detailing of Nomex® honeycomb to customer drawing, loft or template. The Gill Corporation's Gillcore® HD honeycomb is qualified to major OEM specifications including:
    • Boeing
    • Lockheed
    • Northrop Grumman
    • Bell Helicopter
    • Bombardier/Shorts
    • McDonnell Douglas
    • Raytheon
    • Military Specifications
  • Insulation
    • Fully tailored insulation bags are manufactured to drawings, from on-site measurement or even from returned bags. Approved foams, fibers and felts are enclosed in a range of bagging films and materials and seamed using adhesive, tape, heat-seals and stitching. Insolcoustic™ custom-quilted insulation, certified to JAR25.853 can be supplied in roll form or cut and edge-sealed in a variety of densities and stitch patterns. Insulation programs include:
    • Airbus
    • Boeing
    • Bristows
    • BAe Systems
    • Bombardier/Shorts
    • Fokker and Raytheon Aircraft
  • Bonding Leads
    • Assembly of hand and mechanically crimped electrical bonding leads to Airbus and BAe Systems specifications including:
    • ASNE0088/89/90/91/92
    • NSA936010/011/012/013/014
    • SL5111/5112/5113/5114/5115/5116
    • SL4243
    • DHS1693
    • Others
  • Spares and OEM Support
    • We specialize in BAE Systems Regional Aircraft spares and support and are the appointed distributor worldwide of spare floor panels for all these aircraft types. We also support a number of other programs where we have been the original panel or material supplier:
    • BAE Systems 146/RJX/748/ATP
    • Jetstream 31/41/61
    • Raytheon H125-800/1000
    • Shorts SD330/360
    • Airbus A300B4F
  • Gillfab® and Gilliner® Floor Panel and Cargo Liner Materials
    • The full range of Gillfab® and Gilliner® floor panels and cargo liner materials is available through The Gill Corporation Europe Ltd. The most commonly used and popular materials are stocked in Northern Ireland for distribution to European customers.