Aircraft Mechanical Actuators

Mechanical Actuators are used as a mechanism to translate mechanical motion (often rotary) into linear motion or with the help of gearing into rotary motion at a different speed.  These actuators are typically part of a larger system which includes a power drive, mechanical interconnects, and feedback devices to control the motion of multiple devices.

Moog is the market leader in mechanical actuation products and systems for aircraft.  We supply solutions for the following applications:

  • Maneuvering Leading Edge
  • Slat/Flap Drives
  • Weapons Bay Door Drive
  • Wingfold, Bladefold and Cargo Door

Linear Mechanical Actuators

Custom linear mechanical actuators available with high reliability ball screws and nut assemblies, no-back assemblies and torque limiters. 

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Rotary (Geared) Mechanical Actuators

Our expertise encompasses a variety of designs including hinge-line actuators and simple or compound planetary designs.

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Power Drive Units

Electric, hydraulic and hybrid power drives are available with associated drive control electronics.

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Transmission Components

Our heritage includes angle boxes, torque tubes, flex shafts and steady rests to interconnect power drives to actuators, brakes and position sensors.

Brakes and Feedback Devices

Asymmetry and overspeed arresting brakes, speed and position sensors.

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