KWD Designs Custom LM-100 Maintenance Stand
by: PDI
Aug 13, 2020
KWD engineering team recently completed a custom maintenance stand design for the LM-100/L-100 aircraft. The 6-month effort began for KWD in Q1 2020 after receiving a contract from an MRO organization in the United States to "design and build a maintenance stand to support our maintenance efforts on and around Lockheed Martin L-100 aircraft." KWD will now begin its production phase of manufacturing the unit to prepare for delivery and installation in early 2021.
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KWD Produces Paratroop Door Stairs for Major Defense Contractor
by: PDI
Aug 7, 2020
In July, KWD produced and shipped multiple Paratroop Door Stair Assemblies (part no. 38-510-102; NSN 1730-01-656-8813) to a major defense contractor located in the United States. The unit provides access to the paratroop door and can be used with the paratroop door in-place. It is an aluminum-constructed assembly with 40-inch wide stair treads, and includes four swivel lock casters and four manual jacks for up to 12 inches of vertical adjustment.
PDI Receives MHU-141 Sustainment Kit Order from NSPA Agency / NATO
by: PDI
Jun 30, 2020
This month, PDI received an order for 23 MHU-141 sustainment kits (PDI part no. 3-913) from NSPA on behalf of a NATO country. Deliveries will occur within a 60-day timeframe. Shown above is a 3D rendering of the kit. Read More
KWD Receives NAVAIR Order for 9 Propeller Dollies
by: PDI
May 11, 2020
This month, KWD received an order from NAVAIR for 9 propeller dollies (part no. 207-000-104). The unit is used for transportation and storage of the GE Aviation R391 six bladed propeller used on the C-130J aircraft and the C-27J model aircraft. The unit also provides with an arbor post for the Hamilton Standard 54H60 four bladed propeller, used on the P-3 and the C130B-H models. KWD is also currently in initial stages of developing a modification to the dolly to allow it to support the 8-blade NP2000 propeller.
KWD Receives Order from US Navy for 32 QEC Dollies
by: PDI
Jan 21, 2020
This month, KWD Aircraft Support Equipment received an order from the US Navy for 32 Quick Engine Change (QEC) Dollies, part no. 200-000-101, NSN 1740-00-106-8512. Deliveries will occur in Q2 2020. Read More
PDI Receives Order for 5 ea MHU-141's for End User Air Force in Southeast Asian Region
by: PDI
Dec 2, 2019
In late November, PDI received an order for 5 each MHU-141 munitions trailers (part no. 748500, NSN 1740-01-031-5868) in support of an air force in the Southeast Asian region. The purchase is an add-on to prior orders in recent years for the same end user as they have seen improved efficiencies in flight line operations using PDI's MHU-141's.
US Navy Orders 106 CV22 Engine Trailers
by: PDI
Sep 16, 2019
This month, the US Navy placed an order with PDI for 106 ea of the 3000-series engine trailers (part no. 107640) in support of its CV22/MV22 program. Deliveries will occur in 2020. The 3000 series engine trailer is used to transport, store, remove and replace engines on multiple types of aircraft, including the F-15, F-16, and F-22. The trailer allows for easy transport of aircraft engines so that engines can be properly maintained and/or replaced. PDI has produced approximately 150 units for the US Navy since 2012.
PDI Receives Contract to Produce 73 Generator Wheel Kits, part no. 6-479
by: PDI
Aug 19, 2019
PDI was recently awarded a contract for 73 generator wheel kits, part no. 6-479 (NSN 6115-01-573-5922), via third-party logistics program to support the United States Air Force. Deliveries will occur in Q4 calendar year 2019.
PDI Receives Add-On Order for 18 MHU-110/M Munitions Trailers
by: PDI
Apr 22, 2019
PDI has received an add-on order from one of its foreign military customers for 18 each MHU-110/M munitions trailers. Deliveries will begin in Q3 2019.
BAE Systems Issues 100% Gold Rating to PDI
by: PDI
Feb 27, 2019
BAE Systems recently issued a supplier scorecard to PDI with an overall 100% quality and delivery rating, earning PDI as a gold status supplier to one of the world's largest defense contractors.
Sullair OFD1550 Compressor - Using PDI Running Gear - Receives RER 2018 Innovative Product Award
by: PDI
Feb 7, 2019
Rental Equipment Register (RER) magazine has selected the Sullair OFD1550 portable oil free rotary screw air compressor - which is mobilized using PDI running gear - as the top winner in the Compressors/Air Tools equipment category of its 2018 Innovative Product Awards. Read More
General Atomics Aeronautical Presents PDI with 2017 Supplier Excellence Award
by: PDI
May 2, 2018
On Tuesday May 1, 2018, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GAAS) presented PDI with a 2017 Supplier Excellence Award for quality and delivery performance. The award was reserved for the top one percent (1%) of GAAS suppliers.
PDI Receives ISO 9001:2015 Registration
by: PDI
Feb 5, 2018
On February 5, 2018, PDI was issued its Intertek Certificate of Registration as an ISO 9001:2015 manufacturer and supplier. Per the certificate, the management system is applicable to the "Design, development and manufacture of Munitions Handling Units, weapons handling/transport/storage and counter-measure systems, and other ground support equipment."

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