The global aviation actuator systems market is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period. The aviation industry has been witnessing technological advancement in aircraft models, leading to improvement in the actuator systems. Actuator systems in aircraft play an important role in the control and flight of the vehicle and ensure the safety of the aircraft as well as the passengers. These actuators are used in aircraft flaps, landing gears, and weapons systems. They are widely used in position feedback, clutches, load limiters, manual drives, seat actuation, landing gears and electromagnetic brakes for commercial aircraft. In the case of landing gears, heavy-duty linear actuators are used to combat the high pressure, which can go beyond 5000 psi. Flap actuators are linear actuators located on each wing and help in maintaining flight efficiency at low airspeeds. While in the case of fighter jets, electric and hydraulic actuators are used for opening the bay doors that hold weapons.
The rising demand for advanced electronic components in the aviation industry is expected to replace the traditional hydraulic and pneumatic actuators, which is expected to drive the aviation actuator systems market. This can be attributed to low power consumption, more dispatch availability, lightweight, compact, fuel-efficient, and reliability offered by electronic actuator systems. Increasing fuel prices have surged the demand for an efficient aircraft that employs the More Electric Aircraft (MEA) and fuel-efficient concept.
The problems associated with contamination, fluid, heating, cost, and controlling are improved by the electric actuation system, which is expected to contribute majorly to the development of eco-friendly electric aircraft and give impetus to the aviation actuator systems market. Major challenges in the deployment of flight control actuation include redundant system topologies to achieve availability and high safety level. Manufacturers have been aiming at a fully optimized electro-mechanical actuated system in the near future.
The aviation actuator systems market can be segmented on the basis of product into mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrohydraulic, and electromechanical actuators. North America is expected to exhibit high growth over the forecast period. North-American Airlines is expected to invest in the redesigning process of international wide-body aircraft. Air traffic in Europe is expected to increase, requiring significant upgrading. Manufacturers in this region are aiming at emission-free and fuel-efficient aircraft with efficient aviation actuator systems. Key companies operating in the market include Woodward, UTC, Saab, Rockwell Collins, Parker, Moog, Merrill, Honeywell, GE Aviation, Electromech Technologies, Eaton, Curtiss Wright, Cesa, Beaver, and Arkwin.
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