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UTC UTC BUILDING & INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS PRATT & WHITNEY UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS SIKORSKY

Primary Flight Controls - Fixed Wing

Primary Flight control systems provide operation for the aircraft’s aileron, elevator, rudder, spoiler and horizontal stabilizer trim actuator (HSTA).

Fly-by-wire technology, electro-hydrostatic actuation (EHA) and electro-backup hydrostatic actuation (EBHA) are now taking the lead over hydro-mechanical flight control systems. Fly-by-wire control systems allow automatic functions such as aircraft stability, and offer redundancy in both computers and electronics to maximize safety and reliability.

We design and manufacture new, fully-integrated fly-by-wire primary flight control systems comprising state-of-the-art EHA, EBHA, actuator electronics and electrical controls.