Woodward

Woodward Autopilot Actuation

    Woodward designs and manufactures simplex and duplex redundant DC servo configurations, as well as fully integrated smart packages with integral brushless DC fail-passive control electronicsAutopilot Servo Smart 2R5310 

    Our autopilot actuators are available in a range of configurations. We offer simplex and duplex redundant DC servo configurations, as well as fully integrated smart packages with integral brushless DC fail-passive control electronics. Woodward designs are adaptable to customer-specific needs based on levels of control and safety. Ancillary products such as cable drum brackets are also available.

    Embraer 170-190 Pitch and Roll
    Woodward’s most capable autopilot servo consists of a family of fail-passive actuators able to drive any cockpit flight control input during autopilot operation. The launch platform for this system was the Embraer 170-190, where the Pitch and Roll autopilot functions are performed.

     Autopilot Servo Smart Cap Stand(1) 
    These smart brushless DC actuators are commanded by a CAN BUS Digital Interface. An internally packaged Dual-Microprocessor Electronics Module controls the motor. Our combination of components provides the fail-passive characteristics necessary for CAT3B operation. This Woodward product has received TSO approval.

    Woodward excels at working collaboratively with customers from the earliest stages of design to produce high-performance, cost-effective systems. We back our excellent products with extensive support, to a large worldwide customer base.

    Woodward is at the forefront of providing reliable and affordable, advanced technology actuation solutions. For more information or assistance with your particular application, contact us at afs-actuation@woodward.com