The Midlands is a key location for many world-leading aerospace companies, ranging from the heart of Rolls-Royce's aero-engine manufacture through a series of global leaders in the design and manufacture of aircraft and engine controls based on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and electronics technologies.
HQ of Rolls-Royce (Controls and Data Services) making electronic and hydro-mechanical control systems for gas turbine aero engines.
locations of Controls and Data Services technologies
Development and production of aircraft wheels and brakes
Meggitt electric braking system
Development and manufacture of aircraft wing actuation systems -- major Boeing supplier
Moog flight controls on the aircraft wing
The Midlands hosts the heart of Rolls-Royce's large civil aero-engine technology development, manufacture and assembly; engines sold to global airlines for Airbus and Boeing aircraft.
Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine for Airbus A380
HQ of United Technologies' global actuation systems business making mechanical parts for wings and engines -- traditionally major Airbus supplier.
Airbus A320 wing flap actuator