Zodiac Lighting Solutions
Zodiac Lighting Solutions provides state-of-the-art lighting technologies targeted for the flight deck human machine interface and cabin interior lighting solutions for the worldwide fleet of aircraft. These innovative solutions include flight deck lightplates, control panels, integrated switch panels in addition to a variety of cabin interior LED lighting solutions ranging from functional lighting to ambiance and accents.
Zodiac Lighting Solutions began in 1959 as Farwest Manufacturing and built the first lighted displays for the 707 Jumbo Jet and the DC-8 aircraft. In 1968 Farwest Mfg. was acquired by Bell Industries who later renamed the company ‘Illuminated Displays Division’ in 1984. In 1995, Intertechnique group purchased Bell’s Illuminated Displays Division under the name IDD Aerospace Corporation. In 1999 Groupe Intertechnique was purchased by the Zodiac Aerospace group, a corporation with deep roots in aviation who pioneered the development of the first collapsible airships in the early 1900s.
Today, Zodiac Lighting Solutions is thriving under Zodiac Aerospace. With 50 years of experience, Zodiac Lighting Solutions portfolio of military and commercial flight deck products is the largest in the industry. Our customers have come to rely on us as industry experts in the field of flight deck lighting and human-machine interface design and manufacture.
Zodiac Lighting Solutions is truly a leader in the design, development and manufacture of the latest LED lighting solutions for cabin interior lighting, flight deck, lightplates, keyboards, and a variety of other cockpit avionics control applications. Flight deck and interior lighting solutions include task lighting, ambiance lighting and ordinance signs; these are developed for a comprehensive variety of aircraft world-wide.