• Passion for challenges

  • Aerospace

    Anti Vibration Aerospace
  • General Industry

  • Navy

  • Railway

  • Automobile

    Anti vibration mountings, Shock mountings

    Anti vibration mountings, Shock mountings

Control & Display Systems

For over 40 years, Hutchinson Stop-choc has been designing and manufacturing illuminated control panels, displays and fully integrated systems for aircraft cockpits, simulators, military vehicles, naval systems, railway and road vehicles. Our products are used widely by the worlds OEM’s for both civil and military aircraft, fixed and rotary wing.

Illuminated Control Panels

Illuminated control panels

A full range of aircraft fit equipment is supplied including illuminated control panels, light plates, switch panels, display bezels and keyboards. These units include a vast range of special features:

  • LED panels
  • Electroluminescent panels
  • Hidden until-lit panels
  • Night Vision Goggle (NVIS) panels
  • Miniature filament lamps panels
  • Integrated panels – switch legends, annunciators, toggle and rotary switches

Simulated instrument Panels


We have expertise with all types of illumination including LED, incandescent and electroluminescent with or without Night Vision Goggle (NVG) compatibility. In addition to our NVIS illuminated panel range, we design and manufacture a complete array of NVG compatible lighting and display equipment in accordance with standards and specifications:

  • MIL-STD-3009 Classes A, B and C (superseding MIL-L-85762A)
  • MIL-DTL-7788H (formally SAE AS7788 and MIL-P-7788)
  • MIL-P-3009
  • MIL-PRF-22885G
  • PAN 6832
  • SAE-AS18012 (formerly MIL-M-18012)

NVIS Panels & NVG Panels

Hutchinson Stop-choc provides a consultative approach with our customers carrying out full design, development and testing for aircraft cockpit panels, flight simulator panels, LED / EL light plates and NVIS / NVG compatible interfaces.

Illuminated Aerospace Panels

Illuminated control panels

Our in-house capabilities include:

  • In-house machining
  • Fabrication
  • Laser engraving
  • Digital and silk screen printing
  • Painting
  • ESD protected assembly
  • Production of electro-luminescent lamps
  • Illumination measurement and light balancing
  • NVG compatibility
  • Advanced inspection and test facilities

LED light plates & EL light Plates

Illuminated control panels