Shanghai Airlines Selects Goodrich's Electric Braking System for Dreamliner Additions to its Fleet

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shanghai Airlines Co.,Ltd. has selected Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) to supply wheels and electrically-actuated brakes for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft it will be adding to its fleet. Shanghai Airlines has nine Dreamliners on order with entry into service scheduled to begin in 2008.

According to Brian Brandewie , President, Goodrich Aircraft Wheels and Brakes division, "We are very proud to be selected by Shanghai Airlines to provide an electric braking system for its Dreamliners. We are pleased by their choice of our technology and look forward to supplying Shanghai Airlines with the first electrically-actuated braking system for a large commercial aircraft. Shanghai Airlines will also be one of the first airlines in China to fly the Dreamliner."

Headquartered in Troy, Ohio, Goodrich's Aircraft Wheels and Brakesdivision 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 forover 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

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.

GR - Actuation and Landing Systems

SOURCE Goodrich Corporation; GR - Actuation and Landing Systems

News stories provided by third parties are not edited by "Aircraft Maintenance Technology" staff. For suggestions and comments, please click the Contact link at the bottom of this page.