The science behind lighter, faster, stronger and more sustainable aviation

Our bold vision for the next generation of aircraft is combined with more than 100 years of experience in pioneering designs, material science and leading manufacturing technologies. It's all part of how we're providing today’s customers − and tomorrow’s − with limitless possibilities for the application of advanced structures.

Our value

We’re at the forefront of producing advanced structural solutions that lead the industry in reductions to size, weight, cost and environmental impact of aircraft. And, with our cutting-edge capabilities in thermoplastic composites and modern manufacturing, we’re able to use the latest materials and manufacturing technologies at scale to help our customers innovate, design and build without limits.

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Up to 50%

weight reduction with out-of-autoclave composites and recyclable thermoplastics compared to metallic solutions

4x

more landings with carbon-carbon brakes fit for extreme environments
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Up to 50%

reduction in propeller maintenance labor hours due to reliability
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Approximately 28 dB

lower airframe noise and vibration using the NP2000 propeller system

Our solutions

At Collins Aerospace, we're bringing the benefits of modern materials and manufacturing capabilities to our customers every day. From nacelles and cowlings to next-generation aircraft seats, landing gear and more, when it comes to providing lighter weight, higher performance structures for today’s and tomorrow’s aircraft, we have what it takes to help turn your boldest visions into reality.

Advanced materials

We’re using lightweight, high-performance acoustic-attenuating materials, recyclable thermoplastics and high-temperature carbon composites to engineer components capable of reducing aircraft noise, improving fuel efficiency and ensuring operation in even the harshest environments.
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Innovative manufacturing technologies

We’re combining the latest in automation and digital technology with our expertise and production infrastructure to create lighter-weight, higher-performance structures at high production rate demand. 

Our latest

Premier technology for advanced structures

Collins Aerospace is at the forefront of producing advanced structural solutions that lead the industry in reductions to size, weight, cost and environmental impact of aircraft. And, with our cutting-edge capabilities in thermoplastic composites and modern manufacturing, we’re able to use the latest materials and manufacturing technologies at scale to help our customers innovate, design and build without limits.
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Advanced Technology for Advanced Structures

At Collins Aerospace, we never stop asking how we can accelerate the advancement of aviation, and the answer evolves as technology advances. We’re committed to bringing those technological advances to our customers across commercial and business aviation, defense, space and beyond.
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Our Capabilities

Driving breakthrough solutions – for today and the next generation.