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WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leaders of HM Dunn AeroSystems Inc., a supplier of high quality complex aircraft parts and assemblies for the commercial aerospace and defense industry, attended The Boeing Company’s first delivery of the KC-46 Tanker to the U.S Air Force celebration in Seattle, WA.
“Our team has been anticipating this day since we began working together with Boeing to manufacture and assemble the wing tip refueling pod pylons for the Boeing KC-46 Tanker,” said HM Dunn’s President and CEO Phil Anderson. “It is an honor to be part of the celebration and to represent the 400 women and men of HM Dunn located in Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma.”
“I have personally been involved with the KC-46 Tanker program since 2002 in a variety of roles. First, as part of The Boeing Company’s corporate offices; then as the CFO of Spirit Aerosystems; and now as the leader of HM Dunn. On behalf of our team at HM Dunn, I congratulate The Boeing team and the U.S. Air Force on reaching this important milestone. The capabilities of the KC-46 will serve our country and allies for the decades to come. Our team takes great pride knowing their work contributes to the safety and security our country.”
HM Dunn’s APEX Engineering Division in Wichita, KS manufactures and assembles the KC-46 wing-tip refueling pod pylons.
“There is definitely a personal connection to this airplane,” said HM Dunn’s Chief Operating Officer Greg Valcoure, who also attended the delivery celebration. “This program is important to our company and the greater Wichita and Kansas community given the first squadron to utilize the KC-46 will be stationed at McConnell Air Force Base in our home town."
About HM Dunn AeroSystems, Inc.
H.M. Dunn AeroSystems, Inc. is a manufacturer of complex aerospace components and assemblies with operations in Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. The company’s capabilities include ninety high-speed CNC machines, bonding, chemical milling, and finishing. The company specializes in small, medium and large-scale aircraft assemblies of varying complexity for the commercial aerospace and defense industry.
HM Dunn AeroSystems, Inc.