June 07, 2011
Goodrich Supports Historic US Airways Flight 1549 Arrival in Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) is a proud sponsor of the efforts underway for the final “arrival” of US Airways Flight 1549 to the Carolinas Aviation Museum. Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger safely landed the aircraft in the Hudson River on January 17, 2009 after reporting a double bird strike. All occupants, including 150 passengers, three flight attendants and two pilots, survived the event. The historic “Miracle on the Hudson” aircraft began its four day journey from Harrison, New Jersey to the Carolinas Aviation Museum in Charlotte, North Carolina this past Saturday. The museum will host a reception to commemorate the arrival for sponsors and others involved in bringing the aircraft to Charlotte with Captain Sullenberger as speaker on June 11. Goodrich was one of several early financial supporters of the efforts to bring the aircraft to Charlotte. Goodrich equipment on the Airbus A320 aircraft includes: primary and secondary flight controls, nacelle system and thrust reverser actuation, fuel injection systems, fuel management systems, power systems, wheels, brakes, air data systems, angle-of-attack and stall warning systems, ice detection systems, proximity sensing systems, security and surveillance systems, specialty heaters and cabin attendant seats. Goodrich supports these systems through its global aftermarket and MRO campus locations. The Airbus A320 aircraft is in service with airlines and other operators worldwide. Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information visit http://www.goodrich.com. Goodrich Corporation operates through its divisions and as a parent company for its subsidiaries, one or more of which may be referred to as “Goodrich Corporation” in this press release.
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