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Illuminated cockpit panels

Are you looking for the most intricately designed illuminated cockpit panels? Matt Black Systems is the leading specialist of aerospace manufacturing in the area. Our expert team have a wide range of capabilities that allow us to produce bespoke products to the highest standards.

Bespoke illuminated cockpit panels

At Matt Black Systems, we are renowned for all things aerospace. We use state-Illuminated cockpit panelsof-the-art technology which allows us to manufacture specific products such as illuminated cockpit panels with extreme precision. We use a wide range of in-house technology to manufacture our products including:

  • CNC Machining
  • Laser cutting
  • Laser marking
  • Electronic assembly and test
  • Spraying and coating
  • Mechanical assembly

Our comprehensive service for non-illuminated and illuminated cockpit panels is completed by one of our professional engineers from design through to build and print. The illuminated cockpit panels we produce are currently being used in vehicles, submarines and various aircrafts such as the Tornado fighter jet.

Laser marking for illuminated cockpit panels

When you use Matt Black Systems as your manufacturer, we use our laser cutting and marking techniques on our instrument panels to ensure the highest quality detail on each illuminated cockpit panel. We use high-speed computers that ensure prompt completion of your product while maintaining outstanding quality.

One of the best things about our laser marking for illuminated cockpit panels is that it is extremely environmentally friendly and cost-effective for you. The machines do not use any ink but instead, uses the laser to change the colour of the product’s material to apply the correct markings. No matter how detailed you need your illuminated cockpit panel to be, our team of engineers will ensure everything is produced to your exact specifications.

Knobs and switches for your illuminated cockpit panel

At Matt Black Systems we have our own in-house moulding system which allows us to create bespoke designs at off the shelf prices so that your illuminated cockpit panels are fitted to your exact specifications. We can create knobs with an illuminated design suitable for LED, filament or electro-luminescent sources and all of our painting adheres to military and aerospace standards.


To complement your illuminated cockpit panels, we can also produce illuminated keyboards and data entry devices. All of our illuminated cockpit panels and keyboards are designed for the most demanding military environments, ensuring they are as durable and reliable as possible. We can also combine features such as rotary encoders, switches, annunciators and other control devices onto your illuminated cockpit panels for higher levels of functionality.

Reasons to choose Matt Black Systems for your illuminated cockpit panel design

We have over 30 years’ experience in the aerospace, military and defence sectors, and have a wealth of experience in overseeing projects for illuminated cockpit panels from design through to manufacture.

At Matt Black Systems, we strive to go above and beyond our customers’ expectations, providing a personalised service from start to finish. As well as illuminated cockpit panels, we offer a number of services including:

  • Interior lighting
  • Labelling
  • Switches
  • Night vision
  • Refurbishment

When you choose us as your manufacturer, you will have a direct line of communication with them so that you are kept up-to-date throughout the entire process. All of our engineers comply with strict quality control guidelines, so you can be confident that you are receiving the best quality illuminated cockpit panels on the market.

Contact us

For the finest illuminated cockpit panels on the market, contact Matt Black Systems today. Call us on 01202 731731 or email us at