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Illuminated Instrument Panels

Are you looking for a reputable original equipment manufacturer (OEM)? If you have answered yes, look no further than Matt Black Systems as we have the capacity to create the best aerospace instrument panels around. With years’ of experience to call upon, you are sure to be satisfied with our highly competitive services.


Instrument panels for the aerospace industry


At Matt Black Systems, we are the leading supplier of instrument panels for the aerospace industry. Many aerospace companies are reaping the benefits of outsourcing production of their components. Not only does it help with streamlining costs and beating deadlines, but it allows for greater focus on more important areas such as research and development.


Our aerospace panels are specially tailored to provide you with a bespoke readout for your instruments. From illuminated to non-illuminated displays, we craft all aerospace panels for instrument use to your exacting specifications. Upon contacting our team, we will assess your needs and supply you with a free quote. We can handle one-off jobs or repeat orders and will complete new build projects as well as modification and upgrade programs.


Our aerospace instrument panels are created using cutting edge technologies and methodologies. Whether you require a build-to-print of your chosen design or cost-effective reverse engineering and refurbishment services, we can help. Our all-in-one service will handle the instrument panels for your aerospace project from the initial concept right through to supply of the final product. Plus, we guarantee market leading delivery times so you will never have to worry about your production schedule being delayed.


All products are manufactured to ISO9001:2015 & AS 9100D standards in full compliance with international regulations. From Pilatus PC12 turboprop’s to Tornado class fighter-interceptors, you can be assured that all aerospace instrument panels will be perfectly suited to your requirements.


Plus, with our full aftercare support, our honest and impartial advisory service is only a phone call away.

At Matt Black Systems, as the leading supplier of instrument panels for the aerospace industry, we can provide you with an unbeatable range of customisable options such as:

  • Illuminated fascia instrument panels 

  • Switch covers and finger guards

  • Sunlight readability to MIL-22885

  • Shock, vibration, humidity, temperature, contamination and environmental protection

  • NVIS/ NVG (night vision) compatibility conforming to MIL-STD-3009 and MIL-L-85762

Plus, our team can also outfit aerospace panels for instrument setups with a range of knobsswitches and labelling should you require these.

Benefits of choosing our instrument panels for aerospace usage

You may be asking yourself about the benefits of using aerospace panels for your instrumentation. Not only are these panels incredibly robust, but they also offer clear and easy to read markings and a layout that is minimalist while offering full functionality. Should you require custom layout of switches and dials, each panel will be designed accordingly. Best of all, each instrument panel can be linked to a state-of-the-art Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS). This offers the versatility of being able to switch output at the flick of a switch without the need for additional screens.

When you choose Matt Black Systems for your aerospace instrument panels, you can benefit from our successful formula for customer satisfaction, which is down to a few simple rules:

Everything we do is in-house

From first-rate computer systems which our team of talented designers can use to bring your ideas to life, to possessing first class laser machines and computer controlled 3D printing, we have invested in the latest advanced technologies with which we can manufacture high-quality aerospace instrument panels.

Every member of our team has been carefully selected for their level of expertise and dedication to excellence, which means there is no weakest link in the Matt Black Systems’ manufacturing process.  By processing everything in-house, we know each stage has been completed to the superior standards set out by Matt Black Systems. Knowing that we can complete each process to a high-standard from the first off ensures that we always deliver the products to our clients on time.

We are cost-effective

Have you ever been handed a quote and wondered what you’re paying for? At Matt Black systems, we believe in a lean culture, which is a number of processes that we carry out to increase efficiency by using tools, adopting concepts, cultures and planning processes. The high expectations we have of our employees and the day-to-day processes on our manufacturing floor ensures that the quotes we provide are fair, and aren’t bumped up to cover the cost of any unnecessary expenditures.

We care about our customers

When you approach Matt Black Systems to manufacture your aerospace instrument panels you aren’t coming to a company just obsessed

on producing a great end result. We pride ourselves on our customer service, and make sure that they are involved every step of the way.

We don’t believe in simply finishing a product, handing it over and then disappearing. We want to remain on the side lines, just to make sure that you’re completely satisfied with your aerospace instrument panels and ensure that you’re just as happy with the aftercare customer service as you were while we were manufacturing your product.

What else can Matt Black Systems do to help you?

Our talented team of manufacturers and designers, our first-rate equipment and passion for the man-machine industry has led to our expertise across a huge variety of other markets including the defence and simulation industries.  Over the years, we have also gained experience in: 


  • Automotive industry

  • Engraving

  • Marine industry

  • Medical systems

  • Rail industry


Our equipment and team of engineers and manufacturers are incredibly versatile – they know how to manufacture a huge range of products including:

  • Interior lighting

  • Keyboards

  • Knobs

  • Labelling

  • Switches

  • Night vision

  • Refurbishment

With all of our capabilities in mind, there really is no other company better to handle your manufacturing needs than Matt Black Systems.


Have a look at our news page to see what we have recently been involved in.

Why choose Matt Black Systems to supply your aerospace instrument panels?

When it comes to choosing the best company to construct aerospace panels for your instruments, it pays to hire the best. At Matt Black Systems, we pride ourselves on being the best supplier of man-machine interfaces for a wide range of applications. With our world-class service, you will enjoy the benefits of superior quality control as each member of our highly trained team is passionate about taking full ownership of their work.

We don’t believe that you should have to settle with being passed from pillar to post which is why we supply you with a direct dial number. In a matter of seconds, you will be talking with the person building your aerospace instrument panels, so you will always come away with your questions answered.

Established in 1971, we have always remained committed to maintaining a 100% record for delivering products on-time. Plus, thanks to our lean operations you will find that we offer the best value for money courtesy of our ultra-competitive prices.

Contact us

Get in touch with Matt Black Systems today on +44 (0) 1202 731731 and place your order for aerospace instrument panels with our skilled team.

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