Goodrich Corporation

By Staff Writer | January 1, 2011

With a longstanding presence in the helicopter industry, Goodrich Corporation serves commercial and military operators with advanced system technology and tailored service offerings. Its history of improving reliability, operational cost, functionality, and safety 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 equipment and aftermarket solutions.

Goodrich's translating drum hoist technology displayed on a BK-117.

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 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
• Air data sensor systems
• Laser detection systems
• Fuel gauging systems
• Ice detection and protection systems
• Aircraft data concentrator equipment
• Drive shaft systems
• Starter-generator brushes

The U.S. Army's Black Hawk fleet is equipped with Goodrich HUMS.

Field-Proven Success

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 and rescue hoists 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. Active commercial applications include the AgustaWestland AW139 and Sikorsky S-76 and S-92. Goodrich products are present on a number of diverse platforms in development today, such as the AW159 and Sikorsky CH-53K.

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. Further, the company is dedicated to providing comprehensive, custom-tailored lifecycle support of its products. â– 

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