A nacelle system is the aerodynamic structure that surrounds a jet engine. Goodrich Aerostructures is the leading full-service supplier of nacelle systems to the world’s major commercial airframe and engine manufacturers.
A nacelle is the structure surrounding an aircraft engine. It includes the parts commonly referred to as engine cowling, but a nacelle system encompasses other components as well including the inlet cowl, fan cowl, thrust reverser, core cowl and nozzle.
Goodrich Aerostructures has a long history of unmatched excellence in the design, manufacture and integration of nacelle systems for large commercial transport aircraft. In fact, by the 1980s, Aerostructures content was flying on virtually every commercial airliner in production. We are one of a select few companies that is a nacelle integrator, meaning we can design and manufacture all components of a nacelle, dress the engine systems, and coordinate the installation of the engine and nacelle to the aircraft.
As the leading full-service independent supplier of nacelle systems in the world today, Goodrich Aerostructures is well equipped to serve customers throughout its products’ lifecycles. Our nacelle systems are on the world’s cutting-edge aircraft, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the Airbus A350 XWB, Bombardier CSeries, Mitsubishi Regional jet and the A320neo powered by the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G® engine.
Using lean product development and manufacturing systems, Goodrich Aerostructures offers its customers comprehensive in-house capabilities encompassing digital design and electronic modeling, a wide array of testing services, leading-edge manufacturing technologies and unparalleled product support.
As a seasoned systems integrator, Goodrich Aerostructures has decades of experience managing complex international program alliances and has an established global network of qualified suppliers.