Aviation Solutions

Comfort, ergonomics and efficiency included.

The comfort and ergonomics of aircraft seats is an important differentiating factor for airlines, which ensures high passenger satisfaction.

Our products allow a comfortable, simple and quiet operation of aircraft seats. Since 2002, Bühler Motor has been supplying well-known manufacturers with actuators for aircraft seats, since 2013 in close cooperation with Dornier Technologie. The successful partnership was further strengthend through Bühler Motor taking over Dornier Technology in 2017. Since then they operate under the name Bühler Motor Aviation.

Today, Bühler Motor Group is a system supplier and expert for electronic and pneumatic systems for aircraft seats.

Convincing Benefits

For Seat Designers, Airlines and Passengers

Flexible Seat Architecture

  • Modular CAN-based Seat Actuation System scalable from Business Class and Super First Class Seat to Cockpit Seat
  • Multiple Smart Actuator families available to support a variety of seat kinematics
  • 4 PAX per system with a total of 32 devices
  • Just one power supply needed for up to 4 PAX
  • Installation efforts reduced, through a simplified harness concept & quick-lock connectors
  • Less calibration efforts required during seat installations
  • Easy configuration management

Outstanding Passenger Comfort

  • Smooth, ergonomic seat motion based on smart linear and rotary actuators utilizing BLDC technologyy
  • Silent seat motion through specially-designed motor controls and the selection of gear material
  • Capacitive Glass PCU for a superior look-and-feel experience
  • 4-way adjustable lumbar support for a quiet and smooth operation

Simplified Maintenance and Data Logging

  • Transparency through 'Big Data' collection
    - Ability to analyze passenger behavior
    - Evaluate actuator usage with captured data
    - Obtain seat status metrics for predictive maintenance (on request)
  • Lower maintenace efforts achieved as a result of continous data logging & analysis features in the simplified maintenance concept
    - BITE code display
    - Software update
    - System status views
    - Maintenance operations
    - Download log files from eSID
    - Automatic upload of log files for online report generation

Your one-stop shop for Comfort Solutions

Bühler Motor is your one-stop shop not only for component, but also for complete systems as well as customer specific developments.



  • Actuators
  • Electrics and Electronics
  • Control Panels
  • Pneumatic Systems
  • Lights


  • PAXCOM Seat Actuation System: an innovative system perfectly matched with our components.

Customer specific developments

  • Actuators
  • Control Panels
  • Lights

From digital MRO to predictive maintenance

Easy on site support enables us to permanently monitor and optimize the complete seat system.

With continuous data logging and analysis we avoid unplanned maintenance with advanced scheduled tasks. Knowing exactly what and when to service, lowers maintenance costs and increases passenger satisfaction. High availability, high passenger satisfaction and quick turn-around times lower your total cost of ownership.

'Big Data' analysis not only helps to make predictive maintenance come true, it also gives valuable insights in usage patterns and passenger behavior. It's the basis for continuous improvement.