Actuation

Safe, efficient aircraft operation

Collins Aerospace actuation products provide the fundamental, vital and operational capabilities that can make all your flights safer and more efficient. Our innovative actuation solutions use lightweight, durable materials to power and control an aircraft. 

With more than half a century of experience in advancing actuation, we deliver systems that are at the forefront of design, manufacture, test and product certification. Choose from a wide range of actuation products, including:

  • Primary flight controls (fixed wing and rotorcraft)
  • Trimmable horizontal stabilizer actuator
  • High-lift systems
  • Nacelle actuation
  • Anti-ice valves
  • Composites
  • Utility actuation
  • Missile actuation

Let Collins Aerospace customize a solution to meet your requirements for full or partial actuation systems. We also provide full system integration and testing to ensure reliable performance.

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As we continue to invest in new technology developments, our engineers deliver innovative, break-through solutions to meet your toughest challenges. Breakthroughs, such as electro-mechanical actuation, look toward the future of actuation and we are taking the lead in distributing flight control architecture to simplify the overall system design and decrease the overall weight of an aircraft.

As the leading experts in fly-by-wire, hydraulic and electrohydraulic actuation design, Collins Aerospace offers a complete line of actuation products that enhance aircraft performance and reduce pilot workload. Safety is a key consideration in all our actuators. Multi-redundant architecture, in addition to our 650 million+ flight hours of fly-by-wire experience, ensure that each product meets your requirements. Featuring unrivalled reliability, our actuation systems are backed up by a global network of MRO service and support facilities, as well as a 24/7/365 customer response center.

Our actuation solutions are backed by a global network of dedicated engineers and technicians, meaning we're local to you 24/7/365. Our technical support offers tailored maintenance, rapid resolution, enhancements and so much more. And our global network of repair centers, extended warranty offerings and on-site maintenance services mean you keep flying.

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