CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) Sensors and Integrated Systems business will present its tenth annual Rescue Hoist Users Conference along with a special maintenance training session, March 3-4, 2011, immediately prior to the HAI HELI-EXPO® trade show in Orlando, Fla.
The conference will take place at the Hilton Orlando. The conference will include an exchange of information between operators, helicopter manufacturers and Goodrich about operational experiences, concerns and lessons learned. Hands-on rescue hoist maintenance training is planned for March 4, in which a full-scale hoist will be used for demonstrating troubleshooting, cleaning, inspections and other common maintenance tasks. A highlight of the conference will be the presentation of the Rescue of the Year award on March 3, in which Goodrich recognizes exceptional heroism and safety in a helicopter rescue effort.
Alex Echeverria, rescue systems business development director at Goodrich's Sensors and Integrated Systems business said, "This conference allows commercial and military operators from around the world to share experiences that improve the use and maintenance of Goodrich rescue systems. The best ideas come from the people who use our products, and we look forward to sharing best practices to enhance safe, reliable and affordable operations."
Goodrich's Sensors and Integrated Systems business is a world leader in providing rescue hoist and cargo winch systems to commercial and military helicopter operators. Goodrich is the only rescue hoist manufacturer that provides a Category One translating drum cable management system, allowing for reliable operation in unlimited angles and extreme environments. A diverse array of Goodrich helicopter technology will be on display at the HELI-EXPO®, stand 2142, March 5-8, 2011 in Orlando, Fla.
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.
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