Defense Programs

F-22 Canopy Actuator Control

  • Build to print Canopy Actuator Control.
  • Identified and replace obsolete parts.
  • Re-engineered, designed and fabricated test equipment to meet original OEM requirements.

Javelin Missile Fin Control

  • Reduced 2 boards to 1 with significant weight reduction.
  • Improved reliability.
  • Significant cost reduction.
  • Significant measured performance enhancement.

KC-46A Hydraulic Hose Reel Drive System

Drive System Controller (DSC)


  • F O Engineering is a primary contributor to Centerline Drogue Refueling System integration
  • All hardware and firmware developed by F O Engineering
  • Flight Qualified equipment to MIL-STD-810 and RTCA DO-160G requirements
  • DO-178B Level B software quality certified
  • The DSC contains all refueling system control laws
  • The DSC communicates to the aircraft via ARINC 429 protocol

A-160 Hummingbird Control Systems



  • Main Rotor Actuator Control (MRA)
  • Tail Rotor Actuator Control
  • Landing Gear Actuator Control
  • No Skid Brake Actuator Control
  • MRA required 50 Hz bandwidth
  • Cooling Fan Controls (Avionics and Engine)
  • Complete actuator integration
  • 9 HP in a 7 cu. in. controller

P-8 Poseidon Fuselage Fuel Dump Valve


  • Dual redundant
  • 6 per vehicle
  • Currently 12 P-8 Poseidons flying
  • Full digital servo loop
  • Automatic calibration at assembly
  • Onboard EMI filter

KC-135 Trim Air Valve Actuator Controller

  • F O Engineering used solid state components to replace mechanical switch and relays for increased reliability
  • Developed software to eliminate mechanical adjustments
  • DC operation with 400Hz AC converter option
  • Flight qualified
  • Success of this program leveraged to a 2 channel active standby redundant design