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.
Read More
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.
The PDI Group's Instagram Gains Following
by: PDI
Jun 18, 2020
The PDI Group's Instagram account (www.instagram.com/thepdigroup) continues to gain followers. We thank all those who have shown interest - and who continue to show interest - in our world-class weapons handling and aircraft support products. Without ground support, there is no air support!
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
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.

Archives

6225 Cochran Road Solon, OH 44139
Phone: 216.271.7344
Fax: 216.271.7550
Email: sales@thepdigroup.com

Follow Us