At Collins Aerospace, we’re redefining aerospace and making what seems impossible come to life. Together, through collaboration with our military customers and OEM partners, we’re making more possible with our military flight control surfaces.
Through a number of advanced technologies, including aluminum GRID-LOCK®, out-of-autoclave thermoset and thermoplastic composite manufacturing processes, we’re developing flight control surfaces that make aircraft lighter – enabling faster mission speeds and reduced fuel burn; and stronger – reducing maintenance and life cycle costs.
We have more than 18,000 GRID-LOCK components in service, which include both primary and secondary flight control surfaces.
- Landing gear doors
- Vertical stabilator leading edges
- Horizontal stabilator leading and trailing edges
- Wing tips
- Missile wing/fins