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Quickstep delivers first C-130J flaps

written by australianaviation.com.au | February 6, 2014

Quickstep Holdings has announced it has delivered the first shipset of C‐130J wing flaps to Lockheed Martin.

Quickstep has delivered its first C-130J flap set ahead of schedule. (Defence)
Quickstep has delivered its first C-130J flap set ahead of schedule. (Defence)

The company was awarded the tender to manufacture wing flaps for the C‐130J aircraft in March 2012 and signed a U.S. $75 million memorandum of agreement (MOA) in December 2013.

The delivery was completed ahead of schedule and is the first of 24 shipsets to be manufactured under an initial US$12m (A$13.38m) purchase order which was included in the MOA, and which are scheduled to be delivered at a rate of about two ship sets per month.

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Quickstep says it has also secured a second purchase order under the MOA valued at US$9.8m (A$10.9m) million for the manufacture and delivery of a further 12 further shipsets from 2015.

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