Cockpit Controls for Flight, Test & Simulation

Specialising in the design, development and manufacture of pilot controls

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World-leading control system technology

Complete pilot control solutions

Stirling Dynamics designs and supplies a range of tailored solutions for flight, test, and training and simulation applications. We have a longstanding track record of delivering equipment into major defence, civil and R&D programmes. To date, Stirling Dynamics has provided support to the UK MoD, global OEMs such as Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems and Leonardo, and also research organisations such as NASA, Onera and DLR.

Training & Simulation Products

Professional flight simulator hardware components

Active control products

A global leader of active control technology

Stirling Dynamics is a world leader in simulator active controls and has been at the forefront of this technology for over 30 years. Our family of active controls are feature-rich, highly reconfigurable, and suitable for single or dual (linked) cockpit configurations. Stirling Dynamics’ range of active products includes side sticks, throttles, collectives, cyclics, and pedals. These controls are extremely compact, fully active and benefit from low-acquisition and through-life costs.

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Passive control products

Meeting all levels of pilot training needs

Built using all the knowledge and expertise gained from three decades in developing active controls, Stirling Dynamics has created a new passive side stick product, the Wasp SP.

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Motion cueing systems

Motion cueing technology that significantly enhances the simulation training environment

Stirling Dynamics provides our clients with intelligent, integrated and highly reconfigurable dynamic seats and g-seats for combat aircraft, lead-in trainers and helicopter training simulators.

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Flightworthy controls

Flightworthy Control Products

A bespoke design and make service for flightworthy controls

Flightworthy Controls

With a solid background in the design and development of actuation and control systems, Stirling Dynamics applies this capability to the design of flight worthy aircraft controls.

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Flight simulation FAQs

Do you have any questions about our pilot control products? We have you covered.

Andrew Pfeil

Research and Development Director

By investing in our customer relationships, as well as in new technologies and concepts, Stirling Dynamics is consistently delivering innovative solutions to our customers. Let's discuss how we can support your requirements.

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Latest Work

Replicating the flight seats for Lynx Wildcat Simulators

Cockpit controls

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Design and Development of a State-of-the-Art Motion Cueing System for KAI

Cockpit controls

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UH-60 and CH-47 Helicopter Active Controls for SGB Enterprises

Cockpit controls

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The F-35 Programme and Stirling Dynamics

Cockpit controls

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Developing CH-53K simulator controls for NAVAIR

Cockpit controls

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