Kellstrom Defense Partners With Cascade Aerospace to Support the C-130 DFQMS™ Upgrade Installation
23 October 2018
Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. ("KDA") has entered into a long-term exclusive agreement with Cascade Aerospace (Cascade) as the preferred installation provider for KDA's DFQMS™ (Digital Fuel Quantity Measurement Solution) upgrade. Under the agreement, Cascade will complete the DFQMS™ installation design and certification for the C-130 Hercules aircraft type. Cascade will be the exclusive supplier of the A-Kit (wiring harnesses that are external to the fuel tanks, installation hardware, and brackets), utilizing Cascade proprietary manufactured parts. Cascade will also provide customer engineering support for field installations worldwide.
"Kellstrom Defense is excited to work with Cascade Aerospace on the DFQMS™ A-Kit and system certification," stated Scott Wooden, KDA Engineered Products Segment Leader. "This partnership will enable us to offer the improved performance and reliability of our new fuel quantity indication system and provide a seamless upgrade for global C-130 operators. Cascade's years of C-130 experience as well as being a Lockheed Martin-authorized C-130 Hercules Service Center makes them an ideal partner to certify this needed platform upgrade."