About Collins Aerospace
From the smallest details to the highest pursuits, Collins Aerospace is dedicated to redefining aerospace. With our customers, we relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry. And, every day, we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together, we chart new journeys and –See all 11 Collins Aerospace photos
Celebrating one year as Collins Aerospace!
We're celebrating one year of Collins Aerospace and all the successes we've shared with our customers and partners. It's been a fantastic year of #RedefiningAerospace. And we're just getting started.
Collins Aerospace Salutes Apollo 11
The history of Collins Aerospace and modern space travel have been intimately intertwined, with our technological advances enabling life and communications in space for more than 50 years. And we played a crucial role in ensuring the safety of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin as humankind first set foot on the moon – as well as sharing that monumental step with the world – as part of the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969.
A day in the life of a systems engineer on the HMS Manpack radio
Andy Ross is a Senior Systems Engineer on the HMS Manpack radio program in Cedar Rapids, IA. The Manpack is a two-channel radio that helps warfighters reliably and securely communicate.
A day in the life of an engineering technician
Nick Whaley is an engineering technician at the Engineering Development Lab in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Whaley spends his days collecting and analyzing test plans to prep for crash test events of seating products from our Interiors strategic business unit. Everything that flies undergoes extensive testing to ensure safety criteria are met, and Whaley and his team are an integral part of that process.
A day in the life of a systems engineer
Julie Byrd is a senior systems engineer in our Government Systems business in Cedar Rapids, IA. Her most recent assignment is on the Tactical Combat Training System Increment II (TCTS Inc. II) program. She and her fellow engineers are tasked with developing the next-generation training program for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps — an encrypted air combat training system that uses GPS to provide continuous, live tracking of air training exercises. Byrd’s job is to review and understand the requirements from the U.S. Navy for the program’s screen display and work with the software engineers to figure out how to meet those requirements.