China Southern Selects Goodrich Electric Braking System Technology

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 1 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Southern Airlines Limited has selected Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) to supply wheels and electrically-actuated brakes for the airline's Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. China Southern has 10 aircraft on order and is scheduled to start taking deliveries of the new aircraft in 2008.

Brian Brandewie, President, Aircraft Wheels and Brakes for Goodrich stated, "We are very pleased to be selected by China Southern to supply wheels and electric brakes for the airline's new fleet of Dreamliners. This selection complements the long standing relationship our two companies enjoy. We look forward to working with China Southern as we support them in the launch of this successful aircraft."

Goodrich's Aircraft Wheels and Brakes division has been a world leader in the design, development and manufacturing of commercial, military, regional and business aircraft wheels and brakes for 60 years. The division also provides aftermarket service and critical spares to the world's major airlines. It has created innovative braking systems for over 200 types of aircraft and has many more technological improvements in development.

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 .

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Source: Goodrich Corporation; GR - Actuation and Landing Systems
Keywords: Auto