• OTTO offers custom and standard military/aerospace grips and thousands of MIL-qualified switches.
  • Flight control grips from OTTO Controls are now offered as a standard part ready to use right out of the box.
  • The grips are available in three versions: left hand with hand rest, right hand with hand rest, and right hand with no hand rest. Grips have thin-wall, investment cast aluminum construction for high strength and low weight.
  • Flight grips feature modular construction and incorporate switch access panel for easy repair and maintenance.

London. 13 September 2023. OTTO Controls is part of OTTO Engineering, a U.S. manufacturer that designs and produces all products in Carpentersville, Illinois, USA. Founded in 1961, OTTO has built a reputation for innovative engineering capabilities and adherence to the highest quality standards. Our switches and controls
perform every day in some of the toughest applications in the world, from Military Ground Support Grips,

Throttle Quadrant and Control Grips for fixed-wing aircraft, to Helicopter
Cyclic and Collective Grips. OTTO houses a complete MIL-I-45208, as well as ISO 17025 (A2LA), onsite test lab facility with environmental, mechanical, electrical and audio test capabilities. Registration to ISO 9001:2008, AS9100C and FAA Part 145 Repair Station.

Using OTTO’s extensive experience in designing and manufacturing flight grips combined with OTTO’s high-quality, high-performance switches, OTTO has created standard flight grips for use in a variety of flight control applications. The G2-0216, G2-0217 and G2-0218 grips are cast aluminum for strength and include a multitude of switches to control a myriad of functions. Standard cable length is 8’ min. The grips are designed to be dropped in to almost any flight control application.

Our experience and know how in the design and manufacturing of precision switches and grips have made us a supplier to all major flight control manufacturers. With an emphasis on sealed-switch technology and custom electromechanical switch design and development, OTTO has a solution to meet the most demanding applications.