Solution Case Studies

The case studies below illustrate our multi–faceted approach to providing our customers with life extension and upgrade solutions:

Wing Skin Replacement Program

Kellstrom Defense has created a proprietary system to repair damaged wings using the latest in manufacturing and inspection technology. The program can be transferred to perform repairs on-site.

UH-1 Auxiliary Fuel System

Kellstrom Defense's proprietary Auxiliary Fuel Cell System Solution can be customized to nearly all rotary platforms and custom specific parameters that address safty, performance and life extension concerns.

Canopy Solutions

Kellstrom Defense has invested in the development of a comprehensive Work Cell and tooling for the T-38 and F-5 canopy systems that provide repair, refurbishment and new manufactured canopies.

30G Indicator Repair Capability

With no OEM parts available in the market, the Kellstrom Defense 30G indicator was developed to fill the void for international operators.

SHORT-POD® APU Upgrade Kit

The Kellstrom Defense SHORT-POD® APU Upgrade Kit for C-130 aircraft is a Lockheed Martin approved solution that provides C-130 operators with increased reliability and reduced maintenance costs by replacing the out-of-production legacy GTC/ATM/ATM Generator with a SHORT-POD® APU compatible with C-130B-H models. The upgrade kit includes the SHORT-POD® APU, control panel, improved cowling, hardware, Technical/IPC/Flight manual updates, engineering support for installation, and ground and flight crew training.

The SHORT-POD® APU Upgrade Kit is available exclusively through Kellstrom Defense and offers increased reliability, greater MTBUR, lower cost of ownership, and greater mission autonomy.

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