Aircraft Control Toolbox

Shuttle CAD model with active surfaces tinted redThe Aircraft Control Toolbox, for use with MATLAB®, provides you with all of the tools needed to design and test control systems for aircraft-all within the MATLAB environment. The toolbox is used worldwide by leading research and industrial organizations. The latest version brings many new features, including Newtonian aerodynamics, airship modeling functions, new aircraft models and new aircraft performance tools. We offer Professional and Academic editions.


  • Aircraft control system design
  • Nonlinear aircraft simulation
  • Airship modeling and simulation (Professional Edition only)
  • Performance analysis
  • Aircraft design
  • Trade studies
  • Visualization


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Our software license is perpetual and includes complete source code. The customer is responsible for limiting the number of concurrent users to the number of single licenses purchased. The license is not tied to a specific individual and may be transferred. The Aircraft Control Toolbox is EAR99 and generally does not require an export license, however an export check will be performed for all international customers. For complete details, refer to the Software License Agreement.

Academic licenses are sold only to university faculty for use in their courses or to graduate students for their research projects. A university ID and email address is required. The software will be made available via download and may be installed in a computer lab for use by up to 20 students.

All PSS products include 90 days of free telephone support and one year of free email technical support and product updates. Annual maintenance fees provide software updates and additional technical support.


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