Vertical Lift


Vertical Lift

Power Device Corporation (PDC), a leader for more than 50 years in high reliability motion control and power control technology for the aerospace and defense industries, offers SWaP-C optimized, flight certifiable solutions for civil helicopter applications - providing field proven, compact products that meet commercial aerospace environmental requirements, while reducing space, weight, power consumption, and total cost of ownership.


The PDC Advantage:

Civil helicopters demand reliable, light-weight solutions engineered for precision control, designed in compliance with DO-160, DO-178, and DO-254. PDC solutions meeting these requirements include:

Power Control:

  • Compact configuration provides high power density, SWaP savings
  • Redundancy & failsafe mechanism provides optimal solution for safety critical power management applications

Motor Control:

  • Compact integrated single-module solution reduces in-house development risk and time-to-market
  • High MTBF provides high system reliability

Motion Feedback:

  • Accuracy to 8 Arc minutes
  • Internal synthesized reference provides up to 45° phase shift correction


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