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Cockpit & cabin

 Ratier-Figeac is a center of excellence for Fly by Wire Cockpit Controls (side sticks, rudder controls, thrust controls) and flight safety cabin equipment (door dampers, propeller & rotor brakes). Cockpit Controls benefit from nearly 30 years of experience in human factors with test pilots and airlines pilots. More than 12,000 aircraft are flying today with our cockpit & cabin controls on a worldwide customer base. Latest technologies developed through continuous innovation is used to bring to the market the most reliable, mature and advanced products available. We provide strong expertise to support Customers in management of human factors and systems interfaces during the development phase. 

Ratier-Figeac’s experience and ongoing technology development enables us to propose our customers a complete Pilot / Aircraft interface for all aerospace segments from Civil platforms to Military applications. Ratier-Figeac side sticks and thrust controls equip a wide range of Airbus, Bombardier and Dassault aircrafts. Our Door dampers cummulated  more than 750 million flight hours on Airbus & Embraer fleets and we have a strong propeller & rotor brake design, manufacturing & field support experience with more than 13 millions braking cycles accrued in service life mainly on ATR, Eurocopter & Agusta Westland applications. Engineering and new program teams are developping cockpit controls for Comac C919 and Irkut MC-21, and door dampers for Bombardier Cseries. 


Airbus A350

Side stick


Airbus A400M

Throttle Control Assembly   


 Airbus A350

Passenger Door Dampers


ATR 42/72

Propeller brake systems



Rotor brake systems