|Object Name:||Control Assembly Active Stick|
|Division:||Flight Controls [FCD]|
|Year of Manufacture:||1999|
|Location:||Paul Fuller Entrance|
GEC Marconi Avionics Limited
Controller Assy., Active Stick
Part No 15-040-02
Ser No 00002
BAE Systems supplied an active rotary throttle, active centre stick grips and rudder pedals for the Boeing X-32 a multi-purpose jet fighter in the Joint Strike Fighter contest. It lost to the Lockheed Martin X-35 demonstrator which was further developed into the F-35 Lightning II. This is the Active Stick Controller Assembly, which was centre mounted in the cockpit, and at least three of these were made for this programme.
Because of its weight, this item was photographed in the display cabinet.