At Collins Aerospace, we’re investing in the future with new ideas, new technologies and new capabilities – all to unleash the exciting potential of our rapidly changing world. We offer solutions that span the entire aircraft, from cockpit to cabin interiors, communication to connectivity.
Working together with our customers, we’re leading commercial aviation, business aviation and defense into the future. Collins Aerospace has been established in Europe for more than half a century, providing aviation electronics and communication solutions for ministries of defense, integrators, aircraft manufacturers, airlines and other customers.
Our complete range of solutions includes flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, information management and simulation and training, as well as exceptional service and support.
Our centers of excellence specialized by technology domain are delivering trusted innovation to our customers throughout the region and answer to their specific requirements with optimal efficiency and agility.
Our 24/7 customer service centers, supported by our industry leading materials management solutions, ensure that Collins Aerospace services and resources are never far away.
Present in the French economic landscape since 1959, Collins Aerospace France designs, develops and produces innovative, high-integrity solutions for its customers in the aeronautics and defense industries. Headquarters of the Group for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Rockwell Collins France is also center of excellence in avionics (flight control, navigation, flight safety, communications) and communications (from very low frequencies to satellite communications). Our engineers and technicians work on the development, integration and maintenance of military and commercial solutions for aircraft manufacturers, airlines, ministries of defense, integrators and other companies in France, Europe and worldwide. Our equipment is on all in-production Airbus aircraft, and our consistently high level of service has earned us a number of Airbus customer performance awards.
With a service center in Blagnac, Collins Aerospace France supports its customers during the entire life cycle of the products and systems from the Research and Development phase till its end of life, using the expertise from the teams in R&D, program management, production and maintenance.
Collins Aerospace France has a workforce of 700 employees spread over the sites in Blagnac, Thiais, Creil and Paris CDG airport.
For the last 50 years, Collins Aerospace in Heidelberg, Germany, has focused on avionics for fighters and trainers, ground-vehicle electronics and space products.
A number of strategic acquisitions in Germany have strengthened our position in the region, particularly in the areas of mission computers, space products and simulation and training solutions. Our quality management program implemented in Heidelberg ensures high standards of quality in all areas, including:
- Distribution, manufacturing, subsystem integration, service and support of communication and navigation equipment for airborne and aerospace platforms
- Development, production, distribution and service for integrated communication systems for ship, ground or shelter applications
- Space Wheels Design and manufacturing TELDIX® precision space wheels
In addition, our ongoing innovation extends to research and development of next-generation technology for commercial and military applications. With our proven experience in the military computers sector in Germany, we have products on more than 20 different platforms across airborne, naval and land-based products.
Since 2001, Collins Aerospace has provided state-of-the-art avionics solutions to airlines and OEMs located in Russia and the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States.
Our avionics are used on air transport, business, and regional planes, as well as on both foreign and Russian-made helicopters. Our equipment is installed and operational on board the majority of airlines in the CIS countries, such as Aeroflot, Transaero, S7, Air Astana, Uzbekistan Airways, Azerbaijan Airlines, RusLine, Polet, UTair and others. Collins Aerospace avionics are also being adopted on Russian government platforms, including the Ka-32 in Portugal, Mi-8 in Slovakia and the Be-200 for the Russian Emergency Ministry.
Collins Aerospace continues to expand its presence in the region. Our products are installed on the new An-148/An-158, developed by Antonov DB, and SuperJet-100 aircraft. We also provide 24/7 access to customer service centers in the region as well as complete local ground support to Ascend Flight Information Solutions customers.
Since 1955, Collins Aerospace in the United Kingdom has been providing a comprehensive range of aviation electronics, communications, tactical datalinks and simulation and training solutions to Ministries of Defense, integrators, aircraft manufacturers and airlines. Our portfolio includes targeting systems; network enabled capability and communication infrastructures; global navigation satellite systems and electronic warfare. Collins Aerospace UK also provides simulation and training solutions for both military and commercial operators. Our total training solutions span the entire training life cycle, from instructional systems design to fully integrated, high-fidelity simulators. Products include a full range of sophisticated visual simulation software, image generators, databases, synthetic environments display systems and full flight simulator building blocks designed to meet training requirements for commercial airline and military pilots, tactical helicopters and motor vehicle operators.
In UK, Collins Aerospace has also Interior Systems facilities manufacturing seats for the world’s leading aeroplane manufacturers and provides Information Management Services, including network services, ground systems infrastructure, flight support, communications services and information processing.
With locations in Winnersh, Burgess Hill, Crawley, Leighton Buzzard and Kilkeel, our facilities in the UK employ around 2000 people.
Collins Aerospace has been present in the Middle East for over 20 years and has been expanding to offer a broad range of products and services to military and commercial customers throughout the Middle East region. We have locations in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), with additional office locations in Abu Dhabi, UAE and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.Based on the company’s successes and strong opportunities in the region, its strategy is to pursue this expansion by further increasing its local presence, as well as through strategic partnerships in the Middle East.
Collins Aerospace serves governments, airlines, business aviation, airports and critical infrastructure with technology and services, making the region one of the company’s fastest-growing markets and providing numerous exciting career opportunities.
Our avionics and communications systems are on board many military aircraft and helicopter platforms in the region. Selected by the UAE Ministry of Defense, Collins Aerspace’s FireStorm™ system for precision targeting can provide connectivity with virtually all coalition aircraft, field artillery systems and command-and-control center battle managers.
We see many opportunities in the Middle East for our comprehensive portfolio of military solutions, including network-enabled communications, advanced targeting systems and avionics for manned and unmanned aircraft, as well as simulation and training and life cycle services solutions.
Most airline companies in the Middle East region have selected our equipment for their new aircraft. Collins Aerospace is the leading provider of communication and navigation radio sensors and data links. The company also provides large standard content for aircraft ordered by all the fast-growing carriers in the Middle East.
In the business jet market, Collins Aerospace is leading in avionics and cabin systems. The company also provides systems and support to operators of VIP versions of Airbus and Boeing airplanes throughout the Middle East.
From aviation and airports to rail and critical infrastructure, Collins Aerospace provides information management solutions. Customers rely on us for the most advanced technology and connectivity, enabling seamless and secure information sharing as well as optimizing operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
In the Middle East, we’re a leading provider of airport systems, with passenger processing and airport operations products installed across Cairo International (Terminal 3), Dubai International, and New Doha International airports. In recent years, additional airport customers have been added in Egypt, Kuwait and Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE.
Simulation and training solutions
Collins Aerospace also provides a wide range of simulation and training capabilities. We deliver integrated real-world and virtual-world solutions that span the entire training continuum, from instructional systems design through fully integrated, high-fidelity simulators.