Precision Control Systems

Position Sensing & Control

Position Sensing & Control

Ultra Electronics Precision Control Systems has significant experience in the design, development and manufacture of position sensing and control products.  When part of an aircraft moves from one position to another the movement needs to be reliably and accurately monitored and controlled.


  • Landing Gear Control
  • Nose Wheel Steering Control
  • Door Sensing
  • Entry Door Control
  • Cargo Door control
  • Cargo Handling systems

System Features

  • High integrity, high reliability position sensing and control electronics
  • Proximity sensor interface electronics
  • Products supporting both centralised or distributed architectures
  • All-metal, hermetically sealed proximity sensors

Benefits to the Operator

  • In-service experience of over 24 million flying hours
  • Modular approach allows multiple interface blocks and types to be combined to provide the required number of channels
  • The digital interface allows channel characteristics to be tailored individually to accommodate specific mechanical features
  • Complete sensor installation support provided

Platforms Include:

  • Airbus A330 / A340 Families
  • Airbus A400M
  • Boeing 787
  • Embraer KC-390
  • Eurofighter Typhoon
  • Gulfstream G650
  • Gulfstream G500 and G600
  • Mitsubishi Regional Jet

For product specifications and datasheet downloads click on the links below: