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Products for Aviation

Fulfilling our ambition


Helicopter Drive Train Systems

We know the transmission system by passion: from main rotor to the tail rotor including latest rotor control technologies for the helicopters of tomorrow - we have it all.

Aircraft Applications

We offer solutions for a broad range of geared aircraft applications like a fail-safe high lift actuation system.

Aero Engine Applications

Comprehensive know-how from one single source: we design and supply helicopter and engine accessory gearboxes, airship and fixed-wing propeller gearboxes as well as tilt-rotor-airplane gearboxes.

Test Stands

For 60 years we have provided turn-key solutions for gearbox test benches and whirl towers for international customers.

Our Competencies

Manufacturing and Production

With over 100 years of experience in the aviation industry, ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH is a reliable and trusted partner for the production of helicopter transmission systems. Through own production facilities, we guarantee high quality of our products. Customers all over the world are relying on the proven products of ZFL. More than 10,000 gearboxes have been delivered to many international helicopter manufacturers.


We keep our customers flying by comprehensive Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services. In addition, ZF supports the operators' missions around the world by specialized Aircraft Ground Equipment, containers, technical and logistic services, as well as customized solutions for helicopter operations in adverse conditions. Our know-how in this field is built on wide-ranging experience with over 100,000 components in repair and overhaul as well as more than 5,000 developed repair techniques and modern standards of technical documentation.

Test Stands

Universal transmission and rotor test benches by ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH are used in-house and by international aircraft manufacturers and operators all over the world. We are able to provide and supply our customers with individual and multipurpose solutions for test bench technology as turn-key projects.

Research and Development

Products of ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH stand for quality and innovation and they are based on groundbreaking technical solutions. Our research and development efforts enable us to support our customers in developing Intelligent Mechanical Systems for the helicopters of the future through technological leadership. The comprehensive expertise and long-standing knowledge starts from development and continues through to series approval.


get in touch

ZF Luftfahrttechnik GmbH
34379 Calden
Tel. +49 (0) 5674 701 - 0
Fax: +49 (0) 5674 701 - 606
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