Our leading companies

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.

Rolls-Royce (Controls and Data Services)

HQ of Rolls-Royce (Controls and Data Services) making electronic and hydro-mechanical control systems for gas turbine aero engines.

Aero Engine Controls

locations of Controls and Data Services technologies


Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems

Development and production of aircraft wheels and brakes

Meggitt electric braking system

Meggitt electric braking system


Moog Aircraft Group

Development and manufacture of aircraft wing actuation systems -- major Boeing supplier

Moog actuation systems graphic

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

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine for Airbus A380


UTC Aerospace Systems - Actuation Systems

HQ of United Technologies' global actuation systems business making mechanical parts for wings and engines -- traditionally major Airbus supplier.

UTC Aerospace Systems Actuation Systems A320 flap actuator

Airbus A320 wing flap actuator