Friday, January 1, 2010
Committed to the Helicopter Industry
Goodrich Corporation is one of the world’s largest aerospace and defense suppliers, with annual sales nearing $7 billion. Goodrich has been in operation for 140 years and employs 25,000 people in 80 worldwide manufacturing and service sites.
With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the aerospace industry, Goodrich provides aircraft operators and manufacturers around the world with quality products, integrated system solutions, and services. The company’s position in the industry is a reflection of its advanced technology, unrivaled systems integration expertise and relentless customer focus.
Within the aerospace industry, Goodrich has a strong presence in the helicopter market and a long history of improving reliability, operational cost, functionality, and safety for helicopter operators and manufacturers around the world.
From industry-changing rescue hoists to advanced ice protection systems, Goodrich’s innovative technology continues to propel helicopter capabilities to new heights.
Broad Portfolio of Helicopter Capabilities
Goodrich Corporation’s broad portfolio of field-proven products for the helicopter industry includes, but is not limited to, the following:
* Vehicle health and usage manage- ment systems (HUMS),
* Structural health monitoring,
* Drive shaft systems,
* Flight control actuators,
* Rescue hoists,
* Electric power generation and distribution,
* Engine controls,
* Air data sensor systems,
* Laser detection systems,
* Starter-generator brushes,
* Fuel gauging systems,
* Ice detection and protection systems, and
* Aircraft data concentrator equipment.
Strategic acquisitions have further increased this company’s helicopter product mix. They include Skyline Industries, adding lightweight, crashworthy seating and floor armor to Goodrich’s portfolio; and TEAC Aerospace Technologies, adding mission data recorders and debriefing systems. Acquisitions of Cloud Cap Technology, a leading provider of stabilizing imaging microgimbals, and Sensors Unlimited, Inc. has helped to advance Goodrich’s innovative portfolio of lightweight intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities for helicopters and fixed-wing platforms.
Providing Comprehensive Lifecycle Solutions
Goodrich’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.
However, its commitment to the helicopter community does not stop at product development—Goodrich is dedicated to providing comprehensive lifecycle support of its products.
Goodrich Corporation 2730 West Tyvola Road Charlotte, NC 28217 Phone: 1-704-423-7000 Fax: 1-704-423-7002 Web: www.goodrich.com