Sunday, January 1, 2012
Customer-Focused Systems for the Helicopter Industry
With a respected leadership position in the helicopter industry, Goodrich Corporation serves commercial and military operators with advanced system technology and tailored service offerings.
Its history of improving safety, operational cost, reliability and functionality for helicopter operators and manufacturers around the world, combined with its reputation as a flexible business partner, have made the company a trusted source for original helicopter equipment and aftermarket solutions.
Broad Portfolio of Proven Helicopter Capabilities
Goodrich Corporation’s broad portfolio of field-proven products for the helicopter industry includes, but is not limited to, the following systems:
• Health and usage management systems (HUMS)
• Flight control actuators
• Rescue hoists
• Terrain warning and avoidance systems
• Mission data recorders
• Electric power generation and distribution
• Engine controls
• Laser detection systems
• Ice detection and protection systems
• Light-weight flexible drive systems
• SmartProbe® air data systems
• Life rafts and floats
With Goodrich as a systems provider, customers enjoy many advantages. OEMs manage fewer suppliers, lowers costs and experiences the benefits of greater accountability backed by a long-standing industry leader. Operators benefit from increased capability and system simplicity with bundled multi-function solutions, plus integrated customer support.
|Goodrich is a preferred hoist provider for the Bell 412|
Goodrich products and systems are on nearly every helicopter that flies today, as well as those currently in development. Service-proven HUMS, electronic engine controls, actuation systems, laser warning systems, rescue hoists, drive systems and ice protection systems are among the products on key frontline military helicopters such as the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey, Boeing AH-64, Eurocopter UH-72 Lakota, NH Industries NH90, and Sikorsky UH-60 models. Active commercial applications include the AgustaWestland AW139 and Sikorsky S-76 and S-92 models. Goodrich products are present on a number of diverse platforms in development today, such as the AgustaWestland AW609 and Sikorsky CH-53K.
From Advancing Technologies to Providing Comprehensive Lifecycle Solutions
Innovation is the hallmark of Goodrich. Its advanced SmartProbe® air data system, drive system components and electronic engine control helped the Sikorsky X2 make its record-breaking flight to win the prestigious Collier Trophy. Advanced lightweight, low-cost one-piece flexible couplings transmit power so the V-22 can safely fly with one engine out. The company’s extensive experience, innovative advances and continually evolving product lines have positioned the company as a frontrunner in the development of mission-critical helicopter technology. Further, the company is dedicated to providing comprehensive, custom-tailored lifecycle support of its products.
Goodrich Corporation’s headquarters is located at 2730 West Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28217. Contact Goodrich at 704-423-7000 or visit www.goodrich.com.