Several high-profile global avionics companies have chosen to establish their operations in Scotland. Scottish capabilities and skills continue to present many exciting opportunities for inward investment.
Scotland has a long established footprint in the avionics and defence electronics market, with a long standing electronics supply chain with proven capability to support the sector. The majority of Scottish focus in this field is centred on defence applications, however there are also a number of companies providing avionics products into the civil aerospace market.
What are avionic systems?
Put simply, avionics mean aviation and electronics combined, and comprises of electronic systems for use on aircraft.
The avionics industry in Scotland includes the design and manufacture of wide and growing range of complex, high-technology electronic systems for aircraft navigation, communication, monitoring and display.