Perspective changes everything

A shift in viewpoint can broaden horizons, shape new possibilities and bring clarity to the bigger picture. As our world faces the realities of climate change and our industry looks for a sustainable path forward, Collins Aerospace is bringing an elevated perspective to help lead the way.

As a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry, we are in a unique position to make a positive impact on the future. Our resources, knowledge and experience give us a greater grasp of the challenges ahead – and above. Join us and see where an elevated perspective and a commitment to sustainability can take our world.

Our value

Collins Aerospace is a leader in providing innovative sustainable technologies to our aerospace and defense customers. Considering the many ways Collins serves the industry and our expertise in the development of sustainable technologies, we are working to create a more sustainable and connected world.

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Fly Net Zero declaration to achieve net-zero carbon emissions in civil aviation by 2050
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Clean Aviation projects awarded to develop sustainable aviation technologies
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invested annually in R&D to deliver the most advanced products and services
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emissions reduction in the 2050 fleet using Collins sustainable technologies (Source: RTX 2022 ESG report)

Our solutions

The Power of Electric Flight

From “more electric” systems to hybrid-electric propulsion, Collins Aerospace is exploring every angle of aircraft electrification to help decarbonize aerospace.
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Structural Technologies

By leveraging our expertise in advanced manufacturing and systems integration, we’re bringing lightweight materials to the next generation of aircraft components.
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Connected Ecosystem

We’re providing customers with end-to-end digital solutions to enable intelligent routing and operations.
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Our industry partners

Across the industry, suppliers, airframers, airlines and allies are all advancing new and expanded efforts in sustainability, and many look to Collins Aerospace for technologies and solutions to help meet lofty goals. Together, we can seize new opportunities – and rise to the responsibility.

Our 2025 operational improvement goals

We’re continuously working to reduce our environmental impact on the ground through better efficiency and resource management in our operations and across our supply chain activities. As part of Raytheon Technologies, we announced our 2025 Sustainability Environment, Health and Safety goals. Based on our 2019 baseline, these goals will drive significant improvement in important areas that matter to the company – and to our planet.

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reduction in water consumption compared to 2019 baseline
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reduction in green house gas (GHG) emissions compared to 2019 baseline
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reduction in waste sent to landfill and incineration compared to 2019 baseline
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reduction in energy use compared to 2019 baseline

Our latest

Collins Aerospace's next-gen electric power systems lab, The Grid, in Rockford, Illinois.

RTX's Collins Aerospace opens advanced electric power systems lab, The Grid

Collins, an RTX (NYSE: RTX) business, will use the new facility to develop and test key components for hybrid-electric propulsion and more electric systems, a central pillar of the aviation industry's drive to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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How RTX is engineering sustainable flight

Across the company, engineers are working to help aviation reach its goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050
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Collins to coordinate development of new high-voltage distribution technologies with EU industry partners under Clean Aviation HECATE project

For HECATE, which stands for Hybrid-ElectriC regional Aircraft distribution TEchnologies, Collins will lead the project’s steering committee, while Safran will serve as technical coordinator.
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Clean Aviation SWITCH Project to Advance Hybrid-Electric and Water-Enhanced Turbofan Technologies

Collins Aerospace has been selected by the Clean Aviation SWITCH Project megawatt-class electric motor generators and power electronics, high-voltage DC distribution and protection, thermal management components and nacelle architectures.
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Collins selected to participate in multiple EU Clean Aviation projects

As part of the initiative, Collins will collaborate with European airframers, engine makers, suppliers and academia to develop disruptive sustainable aviation technologies.
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