US Pat. No. 9,861,019

DETERMINISTIC EMI GRID LAYOUT FOR CONTROLLING OPTICAL DIFFRACTION

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An electromagnetic interference shield, comprising:
an optically transparent substrate; and
a metallic coating on the optically transparent substrate, the metal coating characterized by a plurality of apertures aligned
in a pattern, wherein the pattern has neither translational symmetry nor rotational symmetry and the granular metal density
in each square area on the metallic coating is substantially the same,

wherein the pattern is formed as an Archimedes spiral of the plurality of apertures.

US Pat. No. 9,359,069

APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR AIRCRAFT PARK BRAKE SYSTEMS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An electro-mechanical actuator (“EMA”) comprising:
a motor shaft;
a park brake disk coupled to the motor shaft; and
a voice coil assembly, the voice coil assembly comprising:
an engagement feature configured to contact the park brake disk;
a bobbin configured to translate along the motor shaft; and
a wire wound around the bobbin.

US Pat. No. 9,564,278

PYROTECHNICALLY ACTUATED SWITCH

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A switch, comprising:
a metal plate;
an eutectic alloy proximate to the metal plate;
an insulating material proximate to the eutectic alloy and including a recess in the insulating material adjacent the eutectic
alloy; and

a lead fixed in place by the insulating material, wherein a first end of the lead is in the recess and electronically isolated
from the eutectic alloy prior to a detonation; and wherein after the detonation

the recess is no longer provided and the eutectic alloy contacts the lead.

US Pat. No. 9,254,913

HYBRID BRAKING SYSTEM AND APPARATUS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A hybrid brake actuator, comprising:
a housing configured to supply a fluid to a compression chamber;
an electromechanical actuator (EMA) coupled to the housing and configured to create hydraulic pressure and thereby displace
the fluid from the compression chamber; and

a hydraulic adjuster configured to receive the fluid via the housing and in response to the EMA displacing the fluid,
wherein the hydraulic adjuster is configured to exert a force on a brake stack;
wherein the housing is disposed on the brake stack, and
the EMA defines the compression chamber that is configured to receive fluid from the housing and supply fluid to the hydraulic
adjuster.

US Pat. No. 9,411,040

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ACOUSTIC WINDOWS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An acoustic window comprising:
a structural core comprising a composite ply, wherein a thickness of the structural core is equal to a multiple of one-half
wavelength of a sound wave within the structural core for a particular frequency;

a first non-structural tuning layer coupled to an exterior surface of the structural core, wherein a thickness of the first
non-structural tuning layer is equal to an odd multiple of one-quarter wavelength of the sound wave within the first non-structural
tuning layer for the particular frequency; and

a second non-structural tuning layer coupled to an interior surface the structural core.

US Pat. No. 9,441,374

STRUTS AND METHODS UTILIZING A COMPRESSION COLLAR

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A composite tube assembly comprising:
a composite tube comprising a distal end having a first conical section and a second conical section,
wherein a distal end of the first conical section is in contact with a proximal end of the second conical section having the
same outer diameter as the distal end of the first conical section,

wherein a proximal end of the first conical section and a distal end of the second conical section have a smaller outer diameter
than the distal end of the first conical section;

a locking ring disposed around the first conical section;
an end fitting disposed around the second conical section and internal to the composite tube, wherein the end fitting is coupled
to the locking ring; and

a retaining ring circumferentially disposed around the locking ring.

US Pat. No. 9,321,524

BOGIE BEAM ARTICULATION MECHANISM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A bogie articulation mechanism comprising: a pitch trimmer having a first terminus and a second terminus, the first terminus
coupled to an undercarriage comprising a bogie beam; a bell crank having a pivot point, a first coupling point and a second
coupling point, the first coupling point coupled to the second terminus of the pitch trimmer; and a reaction link coupled
to the second coupling point of the bell crank; wherein the reaction link has a bell crank terminus and an airframe terminus;
wherein the bell crank terminus of the reaction link is coupled to the second coupling point of the bell crank; wherein airframe
terminus of the reaction link is coupled to an airframe.

US Pat. No. 9,061,759

CAM-OPERATED BI-DIRECTIONAL SHOCK ABSORBER DAMPER

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A system comprising:
an upper bearing carrier, wherein the upper bearing carrier includes an upper bearing carrier cam surface, and an upper bearing
carrier orifice, wherein the upper bearing carrier orifice is disposed substantially perpendicular to the upper bearing carrier
cam surface;

a snubber ring comprising a snubber ring compression orifice, a snubber ring rebounding orifice, and a snubber ring cam surface,
wherein the snubber ring compression orifice and the snubber ring rebounding orifice are disposed substantially perpendicular
to the snubber ring cam surface;

a cylinder coupled to the upper bearing carrier, wherein a piston is mounted to slide telescopically within the cylinder,
wherein, in response to an extension force, the snubber ring rotates with respect to the upper bearing carrier and the snubber
ring cam surface engages the upper bearing carrier cam surface, causing the snubber ring compression orifice and the upper
bearing carrier orifice to misalign.

US Pat. No. 9,511,562

NANOREINFORCED FILMS AND LAMINATES FOR AEROSPACE STRUCTURES

ROHR, INC., Chula Vista,...

1. A composite laminate for use on an external part of an aerospace vehicle, the laminate comprising:
a single-layer nanoreinforcement film comprising carbon nanomaterial, a polymer resin, and a support veil, wherein the support
veil is preimpregnated with the carbon nanomaterial and the polymer resin, wherein the support veil is a nonwoven mat of carbon
fibers and a binder, the support veil having an areal weight of less than about 10 grams per square meter; and whereby the
single-layer nanoreinforecement film provides improved ultraviolet resistance to the composite laminate and resistance to
microcracking from thermal cycling of the composite laminate;

wherein the single-layer nanoreinforcement film comprises an areal weight of less than 100 g/m2;
wherein the carbon nanomaterial comprises carbon nanotubes comprising less than 0.5% by weight of the single-layer nanoreinforcement
film;

a composite layer comprising one or more layers of a reinforcement and an additional polymer resin; and
a lightning strike layer comprising a metal screen positioned between the singe-layer nanoreinforcement film and the composite
layer.

US Pat. No. 9,193,225

TIRE INFLATE/DEFLATE INDICATION METHOD AND SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method for indicating a tire condition comprising:
receiving, by a processor from a sensor, a variable affecting an internal gas temperature of a tire;
calculating, by the processor, an estimated internal gas temperature of the tire based on the variable;
determining, by the processor, whether the tire is appropriate to at least one of inflate or deflate, based on the estimated
internal gas temperature of the tire;

displaying, on an output device, a value indicative of whether the tire is appropriate to at least one of inflate and deflate.

US Pat. No. 9,127,731

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BRAKE DISK ASSEMBLY

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A disk brake assembly comprising:
a pressure plate coupled to a first rotor friction disk of a plurality of rotor friction disks;
a plurality of stator friction disks located between the pressure plate and an end plate,
wherein locations of the stator friction disks alternate with locations of the rotor friction disks, wherein at least one
of the rotor friction disks and the stator friction disks is a split friction disk having an open cavity,

wherein at least one of the rotor friction disks and the stator friction disks is a solid friction disk,
wherein the split friction disk further comprises an annular-shaped disk half comprising:
a friction surface; and
a non-friction surface on a side opposite of the friction surface, the non-friction surface including:
a first contact surface and a second contact surface; and
a non-contact surface recessed from both the first contact surface and the second contact surface, wherein the first contact
surface extends a greater distance axially away from the non-contact surface than does the second contact surface, wherein
a surface of the non-friction surface and a surface of the fiction surface are non-parallel surfaces; and the end plate coupled
to a second rotor friction disk of the plurality of rotor friction disks.

US Pat. No. 9,073,530

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REFLECTED INERTIA PARKING BRAKE

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A parking brake system for an aircraft comprising:
an electric motor coupled to a high gear ratio transmission;
a first clutch for engaging the electric motor to a propulsion transmission; and
a second clutch for engaging propulsion transmission to an aircraft wheel,
wherein the high gear ratio transmission has a gear ratio sufficient to maintain the aircraft wheel in a stationary position,
wherein the high gear ratio transmission has a gear ratio of between about 40:1 to about 200:1.

US Pat. No. 9,297,430

WRAP SPRING PARK BRAKE SYSTEM, APPARATUS AND METHOD

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A park brake system in an electric motor actuator (EMA), the park brake system comprising:
a rotor cup;
a magnet operatively coupled to the rotor cup;
a stator configured to actuate the magnet in response to an input;
a spring having a first end and a second end, the second end operatively coupled to the rotor cup; and
a shaft, the spring installable around the shaft and wherein in response to the input, the rotor cup is rotated in a first
direction causing the spring to tighten on the shaft to prevent or minimize movement of the shaft to engage a park brake of
the park brake system, and in response to a command to disengage the park brake, the rotor cup is rotated in an opposite second
direction to release the spring and unlock the shaft.

US Pat. No. 9,046,899

AIRCRAFT HEATING SYSTEM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A thermostat for an aircraft heating system supplied with DC power from an onboard source, said thermostat comprising:
power-supplying circuitry configured to receive, through a source supply line, DC power from an onboard DC power source, the
power-supply circuitry configured to divide the source supply line into a high voltage supply line providing heating power
and a low voltage supply line providing operational power;

processing circuitry receiving operational power from the low voltage line and formulating instructions relating to the heating
power;

heating circuitry controlling supply of the heating power from the high voltage line in accordance with the instructions formulated
by the processing circuitry; and

sensing circuitry conveying a sensed temperature to the processing circuitry for input when formulating the instructions relating
to heating power;

wherein the heating circuitry and/or the sensing circuitry also detect faults and report them to the processing circuitry.

US Pat. No. 9,635,770

SHIELD MEMBER FOR SELECTIVELY SECURING AN ELECTRICAL DEVICE

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An electrical component comprising:
a housing having an electrical device receiving slot;
a cover selectively positionable at the electrical device receiving slot, the cover including an electrical device ejector;
a shield member pivotally mounted to the housing, the shield member being selectively positionable across the electrical device
ejector; and

a shield member control system operatively connected to the shield member, the shield member control system being operable
to release the shield member once communications between the electrical component and an electrical device in the electrical
device receiving slot are idle.

US Pat. No. 9,346,318

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR A WHEEL LOCK RING ASSEMBLY

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A wheel assembly comprising:
a wheel base;
a side rim disposed about a circumference of the wheel base, wherein the side rim includes an inside surface; and
a lock ring that secures the side rim onto the wheel base, the lock ring preventing the side rim from sliding axially off
the wheel base, wherein the lock ring comprises four discrete non-contiguous interfaces with interior surfaces of the wheel
base and the side rim, wherein the lock ring comprises a single unitary member

wherein the lock ring is a cam lock ring which engages in response to a tire inflation.

US Pat. No. 9,300,865

RANDOM IMAGING

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An image processing system comprising:
a filter associated with a sensor array, said sensor array being operable to capture an image; and
said filter constructed and arranged to separate a plurality of distinct qualities from a scene to be captured, with said
filter having filter portions associated with said plurality of distinct qualities which are spatially pseudo-randomly ordered
relative to each other;

an image reconstruction algorithm;
wherein said image reconstruction algorithm jointly reconstructs one or more distinct images from a plurality of pseudo-random
images associated with each of said plurality of distinct qualities;

wherein the pseudo-random images are modeled with a physical imaging constraint by acquiring said pseudo-random images with
different effective exposure times for different pixels and utilizing a camera response function to model an irradiance value
is represented as:

xi=f(log(?ti))

where ?ti is the effective exposure time, and f is the camera response function; and

said reconstruction algorithm utilizes dictionary learning.

US Pat. No. 9,057,661

TIRE PRESSURE OBSERVATION AFTER DETECTING ABNORMAL PRESSURE CONDITION

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method for tire pressure observation comprising:
accepting, by a tire pressure observation controller, timing settings;
starting, by the tire pressure observation controller, and in response to acceptance of the timing settings, a timer;
setting, by the tire pressure observation controller, a logical state to a WAIT state logical state;
causing, by the tire pressure observation controller, the timer to run until the timer expires;
changing, by the tire pressure observation controller, the logical state from a WAIT state logical state to an ASSESS state
logical state in response to the timer expiring; and

sending, by the tire pressure observation controller, a message to an output device in response to setting the logical state
to the WAIT state,

wherein the tire pressure observation controller is installed on an aircraft and wherein the message comprises an instruction
to refrain from moving the aircraft.

US Pat. No. 9,446,846

MULTI DIRECTIONAL INPUT CARGO MOVING SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A cargo loading system, comprising:
a non-transitory memory communicating with a processor, the non-transitory memory having instructions stored thereon that,
in response to execution by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations comprising:

partitioning, by the processor, a cargo hold into a forward partition and an aft partition;
reading, by the processor, a first input from a first joystick and a second input from a second joystick;
determining, by the processor, a modulus of the first input and a direction of the first input;
controlling, by the processor, the first input to a first power drive unit (PDU) in the forward partition by,
applying, by the processor, the modulus as a throttle of the first PDU;
applying, by the processor, the direction of the first input into the direction of the first PDU; and
applying, by the processor, the second input to a second PDU in the aft partition.

US Pat. No. 9,321,525

SHRINK STRUT LANDING GEAR SYSTEM, METHOD, AND APPARATUS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A shock strut, comprising:
a strut piston defining an oil chamber and comprising an exterior wall;
a strut cylinder configured to at least partially receive the strut piston and comprising an interior wall;
an upper strut bearing disposed on an end of the strut piston and configured to guide the strut piston within the strut cylinder;
a lower strut bearing disposed on a portion of the strut piston and configured to guide the strut piston within the strut
cylinder;

a shrink chamber defined by the upper strut bearing, the interior wall, the exterior wall and the lower strut bearing, the
shrink chamber in fluid communication with the oil chamber; and

a strut shrink system configured to conduct a fluid between the shrink chamber and the oil chamber, the strut shrink system
comprising a shrink pump in parallel with a valve and in-line with a check valve, the shrink pump configured to pump the fluid
from the oil chamber into the shrink chamber.

US Pat. No. 9,207,136

BRAKE MANUFACTURER IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A method for determining manufacturers comprising:
applying, by a brake control unit (BCU), a test voltage to a connector of a brake temperature monitoring system (BTMS),
measuring, by the BCU, an observed voltage across the connector, and
determining, by the BCU, an identity of a first brake manufacturer information associated with the BTMS based upon the observed
voltage.

US Pat. No. 9,045,846

SPIRAL TEXTILE AND SYSTEM FOR WEAVING THE SAME

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A helical textile comprising:
warp fibers spaced in a weft direction;
first weft fibers spaced in a warp direction and extending from a first edge of the textile to a second edge of the textile;
second weft fibers shorter than the first weft fibers, wherein the first weft fibers and the second weft fibers alternate
in the warp direction, and wherein the second weft fibers extend from the first edge and are secured at the first edge of
the textile; and

a plurality of knitted loops along the first edge, wherein the plurality of knitted loops formed with a binder thread secures
at least the first weft fibers at the first edge, wherein the binder thread is not one of the warp fibers.

US Pat. No. 9,452,827

LANDING GEAR COMPONENTS HAVING IMPROVED JOINTS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

7. A shock strut of a landing gear system, comprising:
an outer cylinder having a structural attachment portion comprising a cobalt substrate, the cobalt substrate comprising a
cobalt-chromium-molybdenum alloy, and the structural attachment portion being configured to directly engage with a complementary
receptacle comprising a cobalt-containing coating over at least a portion of an inner surface, the complementary receptacle
being integral to a metal component of the landing gear system, wherein neither the metal component nor the complementary
receptacle comprise a bushing.

US Pat. No. 9,227,617

AIRCRAFT BRAKE SYSTEM TESTING METHODS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A method for testing the operation of an aircraft braking system comprising:
at least partially actuating a brake actuator attached to a brake assembly, wherein the brake assembly comprises a brake stack
and the brake actuator comprises a ram;

discontinuing actuating the brake actuator,
determining an actuation level of the brake actuator by determining a position of the ram after discontinuing actuation of
the brake actuator; and

evaluating braking performance by comparing the position of the ram after discontinuing actuation to a predetermined desired
position of the ram.

US Pat. No. 9,193,223

TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A system for indicating a tire pressure condition comprising:
a processor and a tangible, non-transitory memory, wherein the processor is in electrical communication with an output device,
wherein the output device is externally located on an aircraft,

wherein the processor is configured to receive a tire pressure data,
wherein the processor is configured to determine a relationship of the tire pressure data to a predetermined tire pressure,
wherein the processor is configured to cause the output device to display a binary value in accordance with the relationship,
wherein the output device is located on at least one of a hubcap of a wheel, a landing gear of the aircraft and a gear bay
of the aircraft, and

wherein the output device comprises at least one of an indicator light and a light-emitting diode (“LED”).

US Pat. No. 9,140,321

INTERNAL PARK BRAKE SYSTEM, APPARATUS, AND METHOD

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An electric motor actuator, comprising:
an electric motor;
a shaft coupled to the electric motor;
a wrap spring installable on the shaft;
a sector gear coupled to the shaft;
a micro-motor;
a pinion gear coupled to the micro-motor, the pinion gear configured to operatively engage the sector gear.

US Pat. No. 9,193,475

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TIRE BURST DETECTION

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A system for detecting a tire burst comprising:
a tire pressure sensor;
a tire pressure monitor for registering the tire burst in response to a decrease in tire pressure measured by the tire pressure
sensor; and

a binary tire burst indicator which indicates the tire burst in response to the tire pressure monitor registering the tire
burst, wherein the binary tire burst indicator is configured to prevent indication of a low-pressure tire.

US Pat. No. 9,193,446

BOGIE BEAM ANGLE SENSOR

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A bogie beam sensor comprising:
a bracket non-rotatably coupled to a bogie beam;
a sensor coupled to the bracket, wherein the sensor is configured to detect an angular position of the bogie beam relative
to a piston;

a target arm coupled to the bracket;
a target coupled to the target arm; and
a drive link, wherein the drive link is coupled to the target arm and wherein the drive link is coupled to the piston.

US Pat. No. 9,180,855

BRAKE COOLING ESTIMATION METHODS AND SYSTEMS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A system comprising:
a processor,
a tangible, non-transitory memory configured to communicate with the processor, the tangible, non-transitory memory having
instructions stored thereon that, in response to execution by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations comprising:

receiving a temperature of a brake assembly;
determining a peak brake assembly temperature;
determining a temperature decay coefficient (“?”) of the brake assembly, wherein ? is greater than zero and satisfies an equation
wherein T1 is a temperature of the brake assembly at a first time (“t1”), T2 is a temperature of the brake assembly at a second time (“t2”), and Tamb is the ambient temperature data;
calculating an estimated total time to cool the brake assembly to a predetermined temperature based on the peak brake assembly
temperature and an ambient temperature data; and

adjusting the estimated total time to cool the brake assembly to the predetermined temperature based on an amount of time
elapsed after the receiving the temperature of the brake assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,309,613

SYSTEM AND METHOD TO FABRICATE HELICAL FABRIC

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A circular loom bed plate turntable system comprising:
a positive lay down delivery station;
a rotating table located adjacent to the positive lay down delivery station, wherein the rotating table comprises a plurality
of pass-through grooves;

a robotic sewing head comprising a needle configured to pass through a first subset of the plurality of pass-through grooves;
and

a fabric packaging station located adjacent to the rotating table, wherein the fabric packaging station is configured to remove
a substantially continuous sewn helical fabric from the rotating table.

US Pat. No. 9,273,738

BELT PARK BRAKE AND METHODS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A park brake system comprising:
a motor shaft coupled to a brake drum, wherein the brake drum comprises a first groove and a second groove, wherein the brake
drum is mounted to the motor shaft so as to rotate with the motor shaft;

a first belt at least partially disposed in the first groove and about a first pivot linkage;
a second belt at least partially disposed in the second groove and about a second pivot linkage;
a first actuator piston coupled to an actuator and the first pivot linkage;
a second actuator piston coupled to the actuator and the second pivot linkage; and
a pivot base coupled to the first pivot linkage and the second pivot linkage.

US Pat. No. 9,267,824

SENSOR SYSTEMS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A sensor assembly comprising:
a frame;
a suspended mass within an interior of the frame defining a sensor axis; and
a piezoelectric material layer operatively connected to the frame through a spacer with the piezoelectric material layer mounted
to a side of the spacer opposite of the frame to damp vibrations of the suspended mass.

US Pat. No. 9,242,730

SEQUENTIAL LATCH FOR PALLETIZED CARGO

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. Cargo handling apparatus for restraining a plurality of pallets aboard an aircraft, each of said plurality of pallets having
a side edge with a plurality of recesses formed therein, said cargo handling apparatus comprising:
a plurality of lateral restraint members attached to a floor section of said aircraft, each of said plurality of lateral restraint
members comprising a body having a lateral surface and an upper surface, said lateral surface and said upper surface engaging
the side edge of one of said pallets adjacent to one of said recesses for restraining lateral and vertical motion of said
pallet;

a shaft assembly supported by said plurality of lateral restraint members for rotation about a rotation axis substantially
parallel to a longitudinal axis of said aircraft;

first and second lock pawls attached to said shaft assembly, each of said first and second lock pawls comprising a body having
a pallet-engaging surface comprising a substantially cylindrical segment having a center that is coaxial with the rotation
axis of said shaft assembly and a predetermined included angle, the included angle of said first lock paw being larger than
the included angle of said second lock pawl.

US Pat. No. 9,453,550

LANDING GEAR SYSTEMS HAVING SHEAR-THICKENING AND SHEAR-THINNING FLUID RESPONSES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A shock damper comprising:
a cylinder;
a piston housed at least partially radially within the cylinder;
a shear control apparatus housed at least partially radially within the cylinder, the shear control apparatus comprising a
fixed orifice,

wherein a shear-thickening fluid (STF) travels through the fixed orifice in the shear control apparatus in response to the
piston at least one of extending or compressing,

wherein the STF comprises a liquid phase and a solid phase, and
wherein the STF is configured to have a decreasing viscosity in response to a first range of shear rates and an increasing
viscosity in response to a second range of shear rates.

US Pat. No. 9,314,980

HIGH CORRECTABILITY DEFORMABLE MIRROR

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

15. A telescope, comprising:
a mirror segment having a substantially spherical surface contour in a relaxed state;
a plurality of actuator assemblies attached to the mirror segment at a plurality of contact points distributed substantially
along an outer edge of the mirror segment, wherein an actuator assembly includes a first pair of actuators for controlling
a radial force and a tangential moment on the mirror segment at the contact point and a second pair of actuators for controlling
an axial force and a radial moment on the mirror segment at the contact point; and

a processor to activate each of the plurality of actuator assemblies to apply a load to deform the mirror segment to a substantially
aspheric surface contour,

wherein the mirror segment includes a central hole that defines an inner edge of the mirror segment and a plurality of actuator
assemblies are configured to apply a radial force, axial force, radial moment, and tangential moment substantially simultaneously
at each of a plurality of contact points along the inner edge.

US Pat. No. 9,297,712

INTEGRAL HOUSING LOAD CELL SYSTEM AND APPARATUS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An electric motor actuator for a brake system, comprising:
a housing comprising an outer surface, and having a first length along a first housing axis, a second length along a second
housing axis orthogonal to the first housing axis, and a third length along a third housing axis, orthogonal to the first
housing axis and the second housing axis, the electric motor actuator configured to couple to a pressure generating device
of the brake system to receive tensioning along the first housing axis by the brake system;

a first strain gage installed on the outer surface of the housing; and
a second strain gage installed on the outer surface of the housing, wherein the first strain gage is installed on the outer
surface of the housing 180° degrees from the second strain gage, wherein the first strain gage and the second strain gage
are configured to measure tensioning along the first housing axis imparted by the brake system.

US Pat. No. 9,272,572

DUAL LOCK RING WHEEL ASSEMBLY

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A wheel assembly comprising:
a wheel base;
a side rim disposed about a circumference of the wheel base and including an inside surface and a recess formed on the inside
surface;

an air seal disposed between the wheel base and the inside surface of the side rim, wherein the air seal engages the inside
surface of the side rim; and

a locking mechanism that secures the side rim onto the wheel base, the locking mechanism preventing the side rim from sliding
axially off the wheel base, wherein the locking mechanism is configured to prevent the air seal from disengaging the inside
surface and allowing air to exit the wheel assembly between the wheel base and the side rim when the locking mechanism is
properly installed, and wherein the locking mechanism is configured to permit the side rim to move axially such that the recess
formed on the inside surface of the side rim radially aligns with the air seal to allow air to exit the wheel assembly between
the wheel base and the side rim when the locking mechanism is not properly installed,

wherein the locking mechanism comprises a first lock ring and a second lock ring disposed inside a cavity between the wheel
base and the side rim, wherein the air seal contacts the inside surface of the side rim while being radially offset with the
recess when both the first lock ring and the second lock ring are properly disposed inside the cavity, and wherein the air
seal is radially aligned with the recess when only one of the first lock ring and the second lock ring is disposed inside
the cavity.

US Pat. No. 9,276,034

GRID TOPOGRAPHY FOR PATTERNED SEMICONDUCTOR COATING THAT MINIMIZES OPTICAL SCATTER AND OBSCURATION

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An optical system comprising:
an electro-optical system and a protective optical element outwardly of said system, said protective optical element is a
generally transparent substrate formed from a first material, and spaced portions of an electrically conductive coating formed
within channels in said substrate, said electrically conductive material being a semiconductor material, wherein said electro-optical
system is an image capture device.

US Pat. No. 9,239,250

SAFETY PIN SYSTEM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A safety pin system for a product, the system comprising:
a safety pin disposable in a receiving element to disable the product;
an obstruction disposable in a blocking position of a product disability indicator; and
a streamer configured to pass through an opening associated with the product and attached at opposite ends thereof to the
safety pin and the obstruction, the opening and the obstruction being sized such that, when the obstruction is disposed in
the blocking position with the streamer passed through the opening and the safety pin disposed in the receiving element, the
obstruction is irremovable from the blocking position until the safety pin is removed from the receiving element.

US Pat. No. 9,205,918

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MAXIMUM BRAKING

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

8. A method of reducing a speed of an aircraft comprising;
determining by a brake control unit that an emergency condition is occurring in response to receiving a signal of at least
one of:

a brake pedal displacement greater than about 90 percent, and
an emergency command via a brake input device; and
signaling an electronic actuator array to operate in an overdrive condition to deliver a maximum clamping force to a brake
stack, the electronic actuator array configured to deliver a scalable clamping force to the brake stack in a normal operating
condition in accordance with a first force level designated by a first lookup table and to deliver the maximum clamping force
in the emergency condition in accordance with a second force level designated by a second lookup table.

US Pat. No. 9,200,166

ANTI-CORROSION AND/OR PASSIVATION COMPOSITIONS FOR METAL CONTAINING SUBTRATES AND METHODS FOR MAKING, ENHANCING, AND APPLYING THE SAME

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

10. An aircraft landing gear component coated with the corrosion inhibition composition of claim 1.

US Pat. No. 9,193,012

NICKEL REPAIR OF TITANIUM SURFACES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method for repairing a damaged titanium surface of a landing gear part comprising:
masking an undamaged titanium surface leaving the damaged titanium surface of the landing gear part exposed, wherein the damaged
titanium surface having a depth in the orthogonal direction from the undamaged titanium surface;

applying a base coat of nickel via brush coating electroplating process to the damaged titanium surface to form a prepared
damaged surface, wherein the undamaged titanium surface is used as a cathode during the brush coating electroplating process
and the base coat comprising a thickness of approximately 0.0005 inches;

applying a nickel first coating to the prepared damaged surface to form a partially repaired surface; andapplying a second coating via an electroless process to the partially repaired surface to form a repaired surface,
wherein the landing gear part comprises a titanium alloy having a composition, in weight percent, of about 6 percent aluminum,
about 2 percent tin, about 2 percent zirconium, about 2 percent molybdenum, about 2 percent chromium, about 0.25 percent silicon,
and the remainder titanium, and wherein a total thickness of the base coat of nickel, the nickel first coating and the second
coating is equal to a thickness of the depth in the orthogonal direction from the undamaged titanium surface.

US Pat. No. 9,086,301

NON-CONTACT SENSOR SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPLACEMENT DETERMINATION

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A non-transitory computer readable medium having stored thereon a plurality of instructions comprising:
instructions to generate a signal that causes a first current to flow in an electrical circuit in a first sensor element,
wherein a first electromagnetic field is generated in response to the signal, and wherein the first sensor element is disposed
proximate a second sensor element without physically contacting the second sensor element;

instructions to sense a second electromagnetic field in a sensing circuit in the first sensor element, wherein the second
electromagnetic field is generated in response to a second current flowing through a resonant circuit on the second sensor
element,

wherein the second current is generated in response to the first electromagnetic field, and
wherein the second sensor element is disposed on a rotary member that is configured to be rotated about an axis Y by a shaft
configured to pass through the rotary member along the axis Y at a value X; and

instructions to determine the value X in response to the second electromagnetic field and in response to a value Z associated
with the rotation of the rotary member about the axis Y.

US Pat. No. 9,079,665

SEQUENTIAL LATCH FOR PALLETIZED CARGO

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. Cargo handling apparatus for restraining at least a first and a second pallet aboard an aircraft, each of said first and
second pallets having a side edge with a plurality of recesses formed therein, said first and second pallets being positioned
on said cargo handling apparatus with the side edges thereof in a substantially co-linear orientation, said cargo handling
apparatus comprising:
a load restraining rail assembly, said load restraining rail assembly comprising a shaft assembly mounted for rotation about
a rotational axis extending substantially parallel to the side edges of said first and second pallets;

a plurality of lock pawls attached to said shaft assembly, said shaft assembly being rotatable from a first position in which
said plurality of lock pawls are disengaged from said first and second pallets, to a second position in which a first one
of said plurality of lock pawls engages one of said plurality of recesses formed in the side edge said first pallet, to a
third position in which said first one of said plurality of lock pawls remains engaged with said one of said plurality of
recess formed in the side edge said first pallet and a second one of said plurality of lock pawls engages one of said plurality
of recesses formed in the side edge of said second pallet.

US Pat. No. 9,428,161

BRAKE CONTROL INITIATION USING TIRE RUNWAY FRICTION MAP DATA

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A system comprising:
a tangible, non-transitory memory communicating with a processor configured to utilize coefficient of friction data along
a portion of a runway, the tangible, non-transitory memory having instructions stored thereon that, in response to execution
by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations comprising:

transmitting, by the processor, friction estimation map data for the runway to a receiver coupled to a brake control unit
of an aircraft by wireless communication,

wherein the friction estimation map data comprises a measured coefficient of friction mapped to different locations on the
runway,

wherein the brake control unit of the aircraft sets a condition of the brake control unit based on the received friction estimation
map data, and

wherein the brake control unit initiates a brake control system to slow a wheel of the aircraft based partially on the calculations
of the brake control unit,

wherein the condition of the brake control unit updates the brake control system based on the friction estimation map data
associated with a position of the aircraft in substantially real time.

US Pat. No. 9,221,440

ELECTROMECHANICAL ACTUATOR STRAIN GAUGE TEMPERATURE COMPENSATION DEVICE

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An electromechanical actuator (EMA) comprising:
an EMA housing;
a strain gauge coupled to the EMA housing, the strain gauge comprising a Wheatstone bridge,
the Wheatstone bridge comprising a first group of resistors coupled in parallel with a second group of resistors;
a controller coupled to the strain gauge; and
a variable resistance resistor coupled to the Wheatstone bridge, the variable resistance resistor configured to derive a temperature
of the EMA housing based upon a resistance of the variable resistance resistor and configured to provide feedback to the controller,

the controller adjusting a force applied by the EMA based upon the temperature of the EMA housing, wherein the controller
is configured to measure a resistance of the variable resistance resistor to obtain a temperature of the EMA housing.

US Pat. No. 9,216,720

DIFFERENTIAL EMERGENCY/PARK ELECTRIC BRAKE SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An emergency brake input device for providing emergency braking signals to at least two brake assemblies, the device comprising
an input member movable in a first direction corresponding to a braking magnitude and movable in a second direction corresponding
to a relative distribution of the braking magnitude between first and second brake signals for the control of the at least
two brake assemblies,

whereby the first and second brake signals can be modulated during emergency braking so as to apply differential braking to
separate wheels of an aircraft

wherein the input member is pivotable about a first point located on the input member in a first plane to indicate braking
magnitude and pivotable about a second point located on the input member in a second plane to indicate relative distribution
of the braking magnitude,

wherein the second point is displaced from the first point along a length of the input member,
wherein a first rotary motion sensor and a second rotary motion sensor generate a brake signal,
wherein the input member comprises a handle and a lock/release button,
wherein the first point is located at a first end of the handle and the lock/release button is located at a second end of
the handle,

wherein the lock/release button is operable to lock the handle in a brake applied position and to release the handle from
the brake applied position.

US Pat. No. 9,285,007

SERVICING MONITORING SYSTEM FOR MIXED FLUID-GAS SHOCK STRUTS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

9. A system for monitoring condition of a shock strut, the system comprising:
a gas temperature sensor for sensing temperature of gas in the shock strut;
a gas pressure sensor for sensing pressure of gas in the shock strut;
a stroke sensor for sensing stroke of the shock strut; and
a digital processor for determining whether the shock strut needs servicing, the digital processor including:
a recorder that acquires sensed gas temperature, gas pressure, and stroke data from the gas temperature sensor, the gas pressure
sensor and the stroke sensor over time and stores the data in a data array;

a landing detector that determines occurrence of a landing event based upon stroke data in the data array; and
a health monitor that determines oil loss and gas loss based upon the gas temperature, gas pressure, and stroke data from
the data array during the landing event; wherein the health monitor determines oil loss based upon a transient pressure coefficient
?(s1,s2) derived from a ratio of transient pressure data Pgas(s2)/Pgas(s1) at two different strokes s1 and s2, a nominal coefficient value ?0(s1,s2) and the sensed gas temperature; and determines gas loss based on gas pressure at a selected stroke, the sensed gas temperature
and an expected gas pressure value at the selected stroke.

US Pat. No. 9,272,570

INTEGRAL CLAMP HUBCAP FOR WHEEL SYSTEM AND APPARATUS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A hubcap assembly, comprising:
a hubcap;
a clamp configured to retain the hubcap to a wheel, the wheel having a wheel circumference,
wherein the clamp has a generally circular clamp circumference conforming to the wheel circumference,
the clamp further having a first free end and a second free end, wherein the first free end is configured to couple to the
second free end in order to secure the hubcap to the wheel; and

a retaining device comprising a first retaining end and a second retaining end, the first retaining end coupled to the clamp
and the second retaining end coupled to the hubcap, wherein the retaining device couples the clamp to the hubcap to retain
the hubcap to the clamp in response to removal of the hubcap from the wheel, wherein the retaining device installed along
a portion of the clamp circumference such that the first free end and second free end are able to move to enable the clamp
to surround the wheel circumference in response to installation of the hubcap to the wheel.

US Pat. No. 9,139,292

SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR DYNAMICALLY STABLE BRAKING

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A system comprising:
a first electromechanical brake actuator controller;
a second electromechanical brake actuator controller;
a first communication channel in communication with the first electromechanical brake actuator controller and the second electromechanical
brake actuator controller;

a first electromechanical brake actuator in electrical communication with the first electromechanical brake actuator controller
and configured to receive a first commanded braking force from the first electromechanical brake actuator controller;

a second electromechanical brake actuator in electrical communication with the second electromechanical brake actuator controller;
wherein the first electromechanical brake actuator and the second electromechanical brake actuator are associated with a plate;
wherein the first electromechanical brake actuator controller is configured to receive observed aircraft deceleration information
and determine whether additional braking force is needed;

wherein the first electromechanical brake actuator controller transmits a command for increased braking force in response
to a determination that additional braking force is needed to the second electromechanical brake actuator controller via the
first communication channel; and

wherein the second electromechanical brake actuator controller commands the second electromechanical brake actuator with a
second commanded braking force responsive to the command from the first electromechanical brake actuator controller, wherein
the first commanded braking force is different from the second commanded braking force.

US Pat. No. 9,061,674

BRAKING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF DETECTING A FAILURE OF A BRAKE ACTUATOR

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A method of detecting a failure of a brake actuator comprising:
monitoring an angular position of a motor controlling the brake actuator;
monitoring a linear position of a linear translation arrangement of the brake actuator, wherein the linear position of the
linear translation arrangement is controlled by a gear assembly in communication with the motor and the linear translation
arrangement;

comparing the linear position of the linear translation arrangement with the angular position of the motor; and
determining whether the linear position of the linear translation arrangement is within a predetermined range of linear positions
corresponding to a plurality of angular positions.

US Pat. No. 9,434,369

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AN UNCOMMANDED BRAKE OVERDRIVE CONDITION

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

16. A brake control system comprising:
an electric brake actuation controller (“EBAC”);
sense wiring connected to the EBAC, wherein the EBAC is configured to receive a sensed voltage from each individual load cell
of a plurality of individual load cells in parallel via the sense wiring;

shared excitation wiring connected to the EBAC, wherein the EBAC is configured to provide a load cell current to the plurality
of individual load cells in parallel via the shared excitation wiring;

control wiring connected to the EBAC, wherein the EBAC is configured to provide a control voltage to an electric brake actuator
(“EBA”) via the control wiring, and

wherein the EBAC is further configured to detect at least one resistance disturbance in the excitation wiring indicating a
brake overdrive condition in response to the load cell current being less than a nominal load cell current, in response to
an absolute value of the difference between a sum of load cell control output signals (LC Sig+ and LC Sig?) from at least
one individual load cell of the plurality of individual load cells and a sum of excitation voltage signals (Vexc+ and Vexc?)
being greater than a predefined threshold, or both.

US Pat. No. 9,387,840

MULTI-THREAD EMERGENCY PARK BRAKE SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A brake system, comprising:
a controller;
a vehicle management system (VMS), wherein the VMS is in communication with the controller;
a shut-off valve (SOV), in communication with the controller;
an outboard valve (OBV), in communication with the controller and in fluid communication with the SOV;
an inboard valve (IBV), in communication with the controller and in fluid communication with the SOV;
a control module, wherein the control module is in communication with at least one of the SOV, OBV, and IBV;
an emergency/park power source, wherein the emergency/park power source is in fluid communication with the SOV;
a tangible, non-transitory memory configured to communicate with the controller, the tangible, non-transitory memory having
instructions stored thereon that, in response to execution by the controller, cause the controller to perform operations comprising:

sending, by the controller, at least one of a first power signal and a second power signal to the SOV, wherein in response
to at least one of the first power signal or second power signal, the SOV is configured to open;

sending, by the controller, a largest of a plurality of signals to the OBV, wherein the plurality of signals comprise at least
one of a VMS signal, a park value, and an emergency value, wherein in response to the largest signal being sent to the OBV,
the OBV is configured to at least partially open; and

sending, by the controller, the largest of a plurality of signals to the IBV, wherein the plurality of signals comprise at
least one of the VMS signal, the park value, and the emergency value, wherein in response to the largest signal being sent
to the IBV, the IBV is configured to at least partially open.

US Pat. No. 9,360,095

ELECTROMECHANICAL ACTUATOR DISTAL POSITION STOPPING ASSEMBLY

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An electromechanical actuator comprising:
an electromechanical actuator housing having a distal stop that extends radially inward towards a longitudinal axis of the
electromechanical actuator housing;

a ball nut extending axially within the electromechanical actuator housing; and
a ball screw extending axially within the ball nut,
wherein the ball nut translates axially in a distal direction in response to a rotation by the ball screw, and
wherein the ball nut is halted in the axially distal translation in response to contact with the distal stop of the actuator
housing.

US Pat. No. 9,303,710

AIRCRAFT SHOCK STRUT AND REBOUND DAMPING RING

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A shock strut comprising:
a piston having a piston inner surface and a piston outer surface;
at least one telescoping component coaxially aligned and slidably engagable with the piston, wherein the at least one telescoping
component comprises a titanium material;

a groove defined by an upper lip and a lower lip coupled to at least one of the piston or the at least one telescoping component;
at least one piston ring in direct contact with the titanium material, wherein the at least one piston ring comprises a non-metallic
material providing sliding engagement with the titanium material to seal a radial space between the piston and the at least
one telescoping component, wherein the at least one piston ring is at least partially held within the groove, and wherein
the groove limits axial movement of the at least one piston ring; and

at least one of a spacer or a bearing coupled to the piston and located radially outward of the piston, wherein the groove
is defined within a surface of the spacer.

US Pat. No. 9,103,393

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HEAT SHIELD ASSEMBLIES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A heat shield assembly comprising:
a heat shield having an aperture, the aperture comprising an end portion and an insertion portion, the insertion portion having
a width larger than the end portion; and

a spacer comprising an upper portion, an undermount flange and a gap between the upper portion and the undermount flange,
wherein a surface of the gap is engaged with the heat shield, and
wherein the undermount flange has a width less than the insertion portion of the aperture and greater than the width of the
end portion.

US Pat. No. 9,486,978

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR KERFING VENEERS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A veneer comprising:
a face veneer; and
a backing coupled to the face veneer, wherein the backing comprises a first kerf line in the backing;
wherein a thickness of the veneer is less than 0.015 inches,
wherein the veneer comprises a curve with a radius of less than 2 inches.

US Pat. No. 9,280,858

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BUILT IN TEST EQUIPMENT FOR A BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A method for testing an electric brake system, the method comprising:
establishing a safety interlock between an electromechanical actuator controller “EMAC”and an aircraft component;
severing an I/O channel between the EMAC and the aircraft component;
sending at least one test signal to the EMAC;
receiving, from the EMAC, a feedback signal to the test signal; and
determining an appropriateness of the feedback signal; and
wherein in response to an emergency braking command from an emergency braking system, the EMAC ceases testing and issues a
braking command in accordance with the emergency braking command independently of a command from a brake system controller
(BSC) coupled to the EMAC.

US Pat. No. 9,267,041

ANTI-CORROSION AND/OR PASSIVATION COMPOSITIONS FOR METAL CONTAINING SUBSTRATES AND METHODS FOR MAKING, ENHANCING, AND APPLYING THE SAME

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

11. An aircraft landing gear component coated with the corrosion inhibition composition of claim 1.

US Pat. No. 9,214,777

LANDING GEAR ELECTRICAL SWIVEL

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An aircraft landing gear system comprising:
a landing gear comprising a first portion of an electrical system;
an airframe comprising a second portion of the electrical system; and
an electrical swivel system comprising a movable swivel member in electrical communication with the first portion of the electrical
system and a fixed swivel member in electrical communication with the second portion of the electrical system,

whereby electric signals are conducted from the first portion of the electrical system to the second portion of the electrical
system,

wherein the movable swivel member travels along an arc length between a first end of the fixed swivel member and a second
end of the fixed swivel member,

wherein the movable swivel member and the fixed swivel member comprise complementary shapes whereby the movable swivel member
nests within the fixed swivel member, and

wherein the movable swivel member comprises:
a movable member mounting apparatus to mount the movable swivel member to the landing gear;
an external gear connector in electrical communication with the first portion of the electrical system and through which electrical
signals are conducted;

a movable member interface apparatus;wherein the fixed swivel member comprises:
a fixed member mounting apparatus to mount the fixed swivel member to the airframe;
an external aircraft connector in electrical communication with the second portion of the electrical system and through which
electrical signals are conducted;

a fixed member interface apparatus;
wherein the movable member interface apparatus comprises a movable track comprising a movable track electrical contact,
wherein the fixed member interface apparatus comprises a fixed track comprising a fixed track electrical contact,
wherein the movable track electrical contact contacts the fixed track electrical contact so that electrical current is conducted
therebetween, and

wherein the movable swivel member further comprises a tension member disposed between the movable member mounting apparatus
and the movable member interface apparatus whereby force is exerted on the moveable track electrical contact.

US Pat. No. 9,156,451

BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM COMPRISING TIRE/RUNWAY FRICTION PROPERTY ESTIMATION MAPPING

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A method for determining coefficients of friction along a portion of a runway comprising:
receiving, by a brake control unit, a first axle reference speed for a braked wheel of an aircraft;
establishing, by the brake control unit, a wheel reference speed for the braked wheel of the aircraft;
determining, by the brake control unit, a slip ratio of the braked wheel, wherein a lower bound of wheel slip values are calculated
in response to a braking stop comprising no anti-skid system event;

estimating, by the brake control unit, a weight of the aircraft associated with the first braked wheel;
mapping, by the brake control unit, position data to the measured values; and
estimating, by the brake control unit, coefficients of friction associated with locations along the portion of the runway.

US Pat. No. 9,482,326

ELECTROMECHANICAL ACTUATOR

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An electromechanical actuator comprising:
a ball screw comprising a cylinder defined by an inner surface, an outer surface, and a peripheral edge, the ball screw having
at least one tab extending radially inward from the inner surface proximate the peripheral edge; and

an actuator drive unit housing that interfaces with the at least one tab
wherein the inner surface of the ball screw includes bearing tracks to mate with bearing tracks on an outer surface of the
actuator drive unit housing, and

wherein the ball screw is rotated to axially translate a ball nut situated concentrically over the ball screw.

US Pat. No. 9,366,549

STATE SENSOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A sensor system comprising:
a magnetic circuit comprising a coil;
a magnet;
at least one of a ferromagnetic armature plate and a conductive armature plate, wherein the at least one of the ferromagnetic
armature plate and the conductive armature plate is configured to move axially in response to at least one of the magnet and
the coil; and

a controller configured to apply a known first voltage across the coil and monitor a current through the coil;
an inner pole; and
an outer pole, wherein the coil is in proximity to at least one of the inner pole and the outer pole, and the magnet is disposed
between a first portion of the inner pole and a first portion of the outer pole, and the at least one of the ferromagnetic
armature plate and the conductive armature plate is disposed in axial proximity to a second portion of the inner pole and
a second portion of the outer pole, forming the magnetic circuit, wherein the ferromagnetic armature plate is configured to
move axially.

US Pat. No. 9,308,991

STRUT LENGTH AND PRESSURE REGULATION SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A strut length and pressure regulation system comprising:
a pressure source comprising a gas reservoir;
a valve configured to selectively connect the pressure source in fluidic communication with a strut; and
a valve control apparatus configured to actuate the valve in response to position data wherein the valve comprises: a floating
piston comprising a floating piston passage; a spring disposed between the floating piston and a housing; wherein the valve
control apparatus comprises: the housing; a control reservoir in fluidic communication with the floating piston; an orifice
in fluidic communication with the control reservoir and in fluidic communication with a strut condition feedback interconnection;
wherein the strut condition feedback interconnection conveys gas from the strut to the orifice in fluidic communication with
the control reservoir, wherein the floating piston is translatable in response to a pressure of the gas in the control reservoir,
and wherein the floating piston passage is alignable with a first valve input interconnection and a first valve output interconnection.

US Pat. No. 9,477,221

HYBRID ARCHITECTURE AND METHOD FOR ABSOLUTE POSITION TO QUADRATURE SYNTHESIS FOR MOTION DETECTION AND CONTROL

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A motor control system, the system comprising:
one or more motors having a rotor;
a motor controller for controlling operation of the one or more motors, wherein the motor controller is communicatively coupled
to each of the one or more motors;

one or more encoders configured to detect an absolute position of the one or more motors; and
a processing device for exchanging data related to the operation of the one or more motors with the motor controller, the
processing device includes a state vector memory for storing inertial data and positional information, the state vector memory
comprising a plurality of addressable memory locations and a state vector memory management interface communicatively coupled
to the state vector memory, the state vector management interface configured to provide read and write control to the state
vector memory, wherein the processing device is configured to:

receive signals indicative of absolute positions of the one or more motors from the one or more encoders;
convert the received encoder signals into a format understood by the motor controller; and
send the converted signals to the motor controller.

US Pat. No. 9,366,302

FRICTION DISKS WITH FLOATING WEAR LININGS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A friction disk comprising:
a friction disk core comprising:
a spine comprising a first contact surface of the spine that defines a first contact surface plane; and
a first retention ring comprising an annular feature, the first retention ring disposed substantially concentrically with
the friction disk core and extending axially relative to the first contact surface plane,

wherein the first retention ring comprises an angled first retention ring wall that defines a first centration surface, and
wherein the angled first retention ring wall is not substantially parallel to a friction disk core axis; and
a first floating wear liner comprising:
a first primary wear surface configured to contact the first contact surface;
a second primary wear surface opposite the first wear surface;
an interior wall;
and an exterior wall;
wherein the interior wall and the exterior wall extend between the first wear primary surface and the second primary wear
surface, and wherein one of the interior wall and the exterior wall is configured to contact the first centration surface
the first floating wear liner is allowed to rotate with respect to the friction disk core.

US Pat. No. 9,329,365

WIDE FIELD OF VIEW MONOCENTRIC LENS SYSTEM FOR INFRARED AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE CAMERA SYSTEMS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A wide field of view optical system for a long wavelength infrared (LWIR) aerial reconnaissance camera, comprising:
a curved focal surface;
a wide field of view monocentric lens system, the monocentric lens system comprising:
a first front shell lens element and a second front shell lens element;
a core lens element; and
a rear shell lens element separated from the curved focal surface by an air gap;
wherein the first and second front shell lens elements and the rear shell lens elements are concentrically arranged about
the core lens element center such that infrared radiation entering the monocentric lens passes sequentially through the first
and second front shell lens element, the core lens element, the rear shell lens element and the air gap to be focused onto
the curved focal surface;

wherein the first and second front shell lens elements and the rear shell lens elements are made of material having a relatively
higher refractive index or a relatively higher optical dispersion, or both, in the LWIR band, the material selected to minimize
chromatic and spherical aberration as well as secondary chromatic aberration and spherochromatism, and pass radiation in the
LWIR Band; and

wherein the core lens element is made from a material having a relatively lower refractive index or a relatively lower optical
dispersion, or both, in the LWIR band, and is selected to compensate for spherical and chromatic aberration as well as secondary
chromatic aberration and spherochromatism;

wherein the first front shell element is made from ZnSe, the second front shell lens element is made from GaAs, the rear shell
lens element is made from GaAs, and the core lens element is made from KRS-5.

US Pat. No. 9,279,562

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ANTI-COLLISION LIGHTS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An anti-collision light (“ACL”) comprising:
a light source;
a primary reflector comprising a concave side facing the light source, wherein the primary reflector comprises an exterior
reflective ring, an interior reflective ring, a central reflector, and a lens; and

a secondary reflector comprising a reflective cone and a reflective base, wherein the concave side of the primary reflector
faces the secondary reflector.

US Pat. No. 9,194,447

KEYED BRAKE DISK ASSEMBLY

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A friction disk comprising:
a carrier plate;
a first wear liner coupled to the carrier plate;
a second wear liner coupled to the carrier plate; and
a floating core located between the first wear liner and the second wear liner, wherein the floating core comprises a floating
core key located within a key notch in the carrier plate.

US Pat. No. 9,150,462

HEATED INFLATION SYSTEM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A heated inflation system for an inflatable device on an aircraft, comprising:
an inflation cylinder that holds a gas mixture under pressure;
a heating element that selectively heats the gas mixture;
a temperature sensor configured to that senses a temperature of the gas mixture, wherein the heating element and the temperature
sensor are internally disposed within the inflation cylinder; and

a control module coupled to the heating element and the temperature sensor, the control module regulates heat applied by the
heating element to the gas mixture based on a sensed temperature from the temperature sensor, wherein the heating element
and the temperature sensor are coupled to the control module through a port of the inflation cylinder, and the inflation cylinder
further comprises a regulator assembly at a first end of the inflation cylinder and the port is located at a second end of
the inflation cylinder.

US Pat. No. 9,090,342

ROCKING BOGIE MECHANISM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A rocking bogie mechanism comprising:
an upper link coupled to a cylinder at a first joint;
a lower link coupled to a piston at a second joint and to the upper link at a third joint;
a central link coupled to the upper link and the lower link at the third joint;
an articulation actuator coupled to the upper link at a fourth joint;
a trimmer coupled to the piston at the second joint;
a bell crank coupled to the trimmer at a fifth joint, coupled to the central link at a sixth joint, and coupled to the articulation
actuator at a seventh joint; and

a forward link coupled to the central link at an eighth joint and coupled to a bogie beam at a ninth joint.

US Pat. No. 9,811,881

OFF-BAND RESOLUTION EMHANCEMENT

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method of enhancing an image comprising:
increasing sampling rate of a first image to a target sampling rate to form an interpolated image;
processing a second image through a high pass filter to form a high pass features image, wherein the second image is at the
target sampling rate;

extracting detail from the high pass features image;
merging the detail from the high pass features image with the interpolated image to form a prediction image at the target
sampling rate;

outputting the prediction image;
processing at least one additional image through a high pass filter to form at least one respective additional high pass features
image; and

extracting detail from the at least one additional high pass features image, wherein merging the detail from the high pass
features image with the interpolated image includes merging detail from the at least one additional high pass features image
to form the prediction image.

US Pat. No. 9,598,176

HEALTH MONITORING PNEUMATIC DEICER

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A monitored deicing system comprising:
a pneumatic deicer; and
a signal wire array including at least one signal wire disposed through the pneumatic deicer, and positioned to lose electrical
continuity in response to a failure of the pneumatic deicer.

US Pat. No. 9,315,261

KEYED BRAKE DISK ASSEMBLY

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A stator comprising:
a core comprising:
a spine;
an inner core having a thickness greater than the spine;
a lug in the inner core; and
a key notch recessed into a radially outer portion of the inner core, wherein the core is a single integral component comprising
the spine, the inner core, and the lug; and

a first wear liner coupled to the spine, the first wear liner comprising an annular ring and a stator key, wherein the stator
key mates with the key notch in the inner core.

US Pat. No. 9,156,102

PRESSURE WELDING USING PROPYLENE

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A process comprising:
mixing propylene gas and oxygen gas to form a propylene-and-oxygen gas mixture, wherein the oxygen gas is supplied from an
oxygen supply tank to a burner unit, and wherein the propylene gas is supplied from a gas supply tank to the burner unit;
and

igniting, by the burner unit, the propylene-and-oxygen mixture as a fuel source for a gas pressure welding apparatus to weld
two parts together, wherein a flow ratio of oxygen gas to propylene gas in the propylene-and-oxygen gas mixture is between
about 2 and about 3.

US Pat. No. 9,458,891

CONTOURED DISC COUPLING

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A contoured disc coupling comprising:
a plurality of fastening locations, wherein each fastening location has a body portion with a first face and a second face
opposite the first face, and an aperture running through the body portion from the first face to the second face; and

a plurality of webs extending between adjacent fastening locations, wherein each web has a contoured shape, wherein each web
has a first thickness (T1) at a first end of the web and at a second end of the web, and a second thickness (T2) in the middle of the web;

wherein the body portion of the fastening location has a third thickness (T3) from the first face to the second face that is greater than the first thickness (T1) of the first end of the web and the second end of the web, wherein the first end of the web and the second end of the web
are positioned a distance away from the first face and the second face of the fastening locations; and

wherein the contoured disc coupling is a monolithic piece and the plurality of fastening locations and the plurality of webs
are made out of a metallic material.

US Pat. No. 9,315,260

LANDING GEAR ELECTRICAL SWIVEL

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An electrical swivel system comprising:
a movable swivel member comprising:
a movable member mounting apparatus mounting the movable swivel member to a landing gear;
an external gear connector through which electrical signals are conducted;
a movable member interface apparatus;
a fixed swivel member comprising:
a fixed member mounting apparatus mounting the fixed swivel member to an airframe;
an external aircraft connector through which electrical signals are conducted; and
a fixed member interface apparatus;
wherein the movable member interface apparatus comprises a movable track comprising a moveable track electrical contact,
wherein the fixed member interface apparatus comprises a fixed track comprising a fixed track electrical contact,
wherein the movable track electrical contact contacts the fixed track electrical contact so that electrical current is conducted,
wherein the movable swivel member and the fixed swivel member comprise complementary shapes whereby the movable swivel member
nests within the fixed swivel member,

wherein the movable swivel member travels along an arc length between a first end of the fixed swivel member and a second
end of the fixed swivel member, and

wherein the fixed swivel member further comprises a tension member disposed between the fixed member mounting apparatus and
the fixed member interface apparatus whereby force is exerted on the fixed track electrical contact.

US Pat. No. 9,261,395

LIQUID LEVEL SENSING SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A linear liquid level sensing system comprising:
an electrically conductive liquid with an electrical ground,
a collector spanning a vertical distance corresponding to a desired-level-determining range,
an insulator encasing the collector and having a liquid-contacting area which changes with the level of the liquid;
a voltage-supplying source which supplies a voltage to the collector so that the collector incurs a charge corresponding to
the vertical level of the conductive liquid that is in contact with the liquid-contacting area of the insulator;

a charge-sensing device configured to sense the collector-incurred charge, wherein the collector-incurred charge correlates
to the liquid-contacting area of the insulator; and

a single electrical line electrically connecting both the voltage-supplying source and the charge-sensing device to the collector
such that the voltage-supplying source supplies the voltage to the collector through the single electrical line and the charge-sensing
device senses the charge induced on the collector through the same single electrical line.

US Pat. No. 9,457,627

HANDHELD INTERROGATION AND DISPLAY FOR REMOTE SENSORS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A handheld interrogation device comprising:
a controller configured to:
generate a power signal, and
determine tire pressure data based on a signal received from a tire pressure sensor;
a primary coil coupled to the handheld interrogation device and configured to transmit the power signal to a sensor coil of
the tire pressure sensor and to receive a data signal from the sensor coil, via inductive coupling, in response to the primary
coil being within a predetermined distance of the sensor coil; and

an input/output port configured to allow the controller to communicate with a maintenance system.

US Pat. No. 9,315,253

DRAIN MASTS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A drain mast comprising:
a first fairing body defining a first fairing wall and a first drain portion; and
a second fairing body defining a second fairing wall and a second drain portion, wherein the first and second fairing bodies
are joined together as a fairing with the first and second fairing walls as opposed exterior fairing walls, and with the first
and second drain portions joined to form a drain passage through the fairing from a drain passage inlet to a drain passage
outlet,

wherein the first drain portion includes a first drain channel defined by sidewalls extending from the first fairing wall,
wherein the second drain portion includes a second drain channel defined by sidewalls extending from the second fairing wall,
and wherein the first and second drain channels are joined defining the drain passage between the first and second drain channels,

wherein the opposed exterior fairing walls define an airfoil from a leading edge of the fairing to a trailing edge of the
fairing, wherein the opposed exterior fairing walls are joined to one another at a seam along the leading and trailing edges
of the fairing.

US Pat. No. 9,290,265

MAIN LANDING GEAR COMPACT AXLE STEERING

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A landing gear system comprising:
a bogie beam;
a landing gear axle pivotally mounted to the bogie beam;
a steering rack secured transversely to the bogie beam and longitudinally spaced apart from the landing gear axle;
a linear actuator assembly mounted to the steering rack including at least one transversely oriented actuator operable to
laterally translate the steering rack transversely to the bogie beam; and

a variable length steering control link operatively connecting the steering rack to the pivotally mounted landing gear axle,
the steering control link having an actuator end secured to the steering rack, and an axle end engaged with the landing gear
axle, the steering control link and the landing gear axle pivotable relative to the bogie beam about a common axis;

wherein the steering control link is longitudinally extendable and retractable in response to transverse movement of the steering
rack to maintain the connection between the steering rack and the landing gear axle.

US Pat. No. 9,290,270

AIR CUSHION AIRCRAFT CARGO LOADING SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A cargo management system comprising:
an air cushion cargo shuttle;
an air blower configured to blow air beneath the air cushion cargo shuttle;
an aft shuttle drive belt coupled to the air cushion cargo shuttle;
a forward shuttle drive belt coupled to the air cushion cargo shuttle; and wherein the aft shuttle drive belt is coupled to
an aft shuttle drive unit and the forward shuttle drive belt is coupled to a forward shuttle drive unit.

US Pat. No. 9,284,128

BALL TRANSFER UNIT SUPPORT SYSTEMS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A ball transfer unit support comprising:
a top ring;
an upper portion adjacent to the top ring;
a lower portion; and
a shoulder between the upper portion and the lower portion, wherein the shoulder is configured to support a tapered neck of
a canister of a ball transfer unit.

US Pat. No. 9,649,894

TIRE PRESSURE SENSOR ASSEMBLIES INCLUDING A TIRE PRESSURE SENSOR FOR MATING WITH AN OVER-INFLATION PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE IN AN AIRCRAFT WHEEL SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A tire pressure sensor assembly comprising:
a tire pressure sensor comprising:
a sensor housing having a first engagement portion defining an opening; and
a pressure sensing element within the sensor housing and in fluid communication with the opening of the sensor housing;
wherein the tire pressure sensor is configured to engage and be in fluid communication with an over-inflation pressure relief
valve engagable in a wheel of an aircraft wheel assembly, the tire pressure sensor also disengageable from the over-inflation
pressure relief valve,

wherein the tire pressure sensor is configured to sense a pressure of tire inflation gas, which exits a tire, during inflation
of the tire,

wherein the over-inflation pressure relief valve comprises a frangible disk configured to rupture at a predetermined pressure,
and

wherein the over-inflation pressure relief valve comprises a pressure relief housing comprising a stem defining a tire inflation
gas entry opening and a second engagement portion defining a tire inflation gas outlet opening.

US Pat. No. 9,506,529

HELICAL SLOTTED CABLE RETAINER FOR LIFTING ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A lifting assembly comprising:
a cable end housing defining an inner cavity;
a retainer ring disposed in the inner cavity at an end thereof; and
a cable retainer disposed in the inner cavity of the cable end housing and operative to retain a cable end fitting of a cable,
the cable retainer extending from a first end to a second end and defining a helical slot extending from the first end to
the second end to provide installation and removal access of the cable end fitting, the cable retainer comprising a retainer
outer surface in direct contact with a ring inner surface of the retainer ring.

US Pat. No. 9,205,923

MANUAL OVERRIDE CARGO UNLOADING SYSTEM FOR AIR CUSHION SUPPORTED AIRCRAFT CARGO LOADING ROBOT

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A cargo shuttle configured to lift cargo, comprising:
a top surface for receiving cargo;
a first aft cargo attachment device positioned on an aft side of the cargo shuttle and adapted to rotate between an engaged
position and a disengaged position; and

a first forward cargo attachment device positioned on a forward side of the cargo shuttle and adapted to rotate between an
engaged position in response to the first aft cargo attachment device being rotated to the engaged position and a disengaged
position in response to the first aft cargo attachment device being rotated to the disengaged position.

US Pat. No. 9,284,130

MULTI-ZONE LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM FOR AIR CUSHION SUPPORTED AIRCRAFT CARGO LOADING ROBOT

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

10. A method for causing a cargo shuttle to be parallel to a floor panel comprising:
detecting, by a first proximity sensor near a first air blower coupled to the cargo shuttle, a first distance from the cargo
shuttle to the floor panel;

detecting, by a second proximity sensor near a second air blower coupled to the cargo shuttle, a second distance from the
cargo shuttle to the floor panel;

adjusting, using a processor, a first rate of air flow and a second rate of air flow based on the first distance and the second
distance;

blowing, by the first air blower, a first flow of air at the first rate of air flow; and
blowing, by the second air blower, a second flow of air at the second rate of air flow.

US Pat. No. 9,205,917

VERTICALLY RETRACTING SIDE ARTICULATING LANDING GEAR FOR AIRCRAFT

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A side articulating main landing gear assembly for an aircraft, comprising:
a) a wheel axle fitting oriented in a horizontal plane when the landing gear assembly is in an extended condition deployed
from a landing gear bay of the aircraft;

b) a shock absorber adapted to stroke between an extended state and a compressed state upon landing the aircraft;
c) a first linkage for maintaining a tire supported on the wheel axle fitting in a substantially vertical plane as the shock
absorber strokes between the extended state and the compressed state; and

d) a second linkage for maintaining the wheel axle fitting in said horizontal plane as the shock absorber strokes between
the extended state and the compressed state, wherein the first and second linkages are adapted and configured to minimize
lateral tire scuffing during shock absorber stroking.

e) a drive crank operatively connected to the shock absorber, the first linkage and the second linkage for moving the landing
gear assembly between the extended condition deployed from the landing gear bay and an inverted retracted condition stowed
in the landing gear bay; and

f) a reforming brace operatively connected to the aircraft, the drive crank, the first linkage and the shock absorber for
locking the landing gear in the extended condition and in the retracted condition; wherein the reforming brace includes inboard
and outboard brace links connected to one another at an overcentered pivot point.

US Pat. No. 10,087,101

FORMULATIONS FOR OXIDATION PROTECTION OF COMPOSITE ARTICLES

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An article comprising:a carbon-carbon composite structure;
an oxidation protection composition including a base layer disposed on an outer surface of the carbon-carbon composite structure and a sealing layer disposed on an outer surface of the base layer,
wherein the base layer comprises a first phosphate glass composition having a plurality of graphene nanoplatelets and a boron nitride additive dispersed throughout the base layer, and
wherein the sealing layer comprises a second phosphate glass composition and is substantially free of boron nitride.

US Pat. No. 9,652,902

PITCH TRIM ACTUATOR SERVICING MONITORING SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method for determining a status of fluids within a pitch trim actuator of an aircraft comprising:
detecting, by a position sensor, at least one position measurement of a separator piston of the pitch trim actuator;
detecting, by a pressure sensor, at least one pressure measurement of a gas within a gas chamber of the pitch trim actuator;
detecting, by a temperature sensor, at least one temperature measurement of the gas within the gas chamber of the pitch trim
actuator;

storing, in a tangible, non-transitory memory, at least one position value based on the at least one position measurement
of the separator piston, at least one pressure value based on the at least one pressure measurement of the gas and at least
one temperature value based on the at least one temperature measurement of the gas;

determining, by a processor, a volume of an oil within an oil chamber of the pitch trim actuator and a pressure of the gas
within the gas chamber of the pitch trim actuator, based on the at least one position value, the at least one pressure value
and the at least one temperature value; and

determining, by the processor, a loss volume of the oil that has leaked from the oil chamber to a location other than the
gas chamber based on the at least one position value, the at least one pressure value and the at least one temperature value.

US Pat. No. 9,598,179

CONDUCTIVE ATTACHMENT DEVICE

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An attachment device comprising:
a girt sleeve having a plurality of lacings, wherein at least one lacing of the plurality of lacings is an electrically conductive
lacing; and

a girt having a plurality of openings to receive the plurality of lacings, wherein the girt sleeve and the girt are in electrical
communication via the electrically conductive lacing when releasably attached.

US Pat. No. 9,580,250

BUSHING CLEANER SYSTEMS AND METHODS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A cargo management system comprising:
a cargo shuttle having a slide bushing opposite a top surface;
a drive pulley coupled to the cargo shuttle;
a sweeping belt coupled to the drive pulley; and
a floor panel having a plurality of bushings, wherein the cargo shuttle is adapted to move in at least one of a forward and
an aft direction over the plurality of bushings of the floor panel;

wherein the sweeping belt is adapted to move in a direction perpendicular to the forward direction and the aft direction.

US Pat. No. 9,403,592

TWO-STAGE SECONDARY PISTON FOR LANDING GEAR

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A shock strut comprising:
a cylinder; and
a piston assembly disposed radially inward of the cylinder and configured to travel axially within the cylinder in response
to the shock strut being in at least one of a first stage region, a transition region or a secondary stage region,

wherein the piston assembly comprises:
an outer secondary piston configured to travel axially inward in response to the shock strut being in at least one of the
transition region and the secondary stage region; and

an inner secondary piston configured to travel axially inward in response to the shock strut being in the secondary stage
region,

a primary chamber in fluidic communication with an orifice, wherein the primary chamber and the orifice are configured to
dampen compressive loads on the shock strut;

an engagement strike plate comprising an annulus disposed annularly around an outer periphery of the inner secondary piston
and axially outward of the outer secondary piston relative to the cylinder;

a gas spring chamber metering pin; and
a floor strike plate,
wherein the floor strike plate comprises an annulus disposed annularly around an outer periphery of the inner secondary piston
and axially inward of the outer secondary piston relative to the cylinder.

US Pat. No. 9,352,835

WEDGE LIFT JACKING SYSTEM FOR CRAWLER SUPPORTED AIRCRAFT LOADING ROBOT

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A cargo management system comprising:
a slide bushing supported cargo shuttle having:
an aft wedge,
a forward wedge, and
a top surface positioned above the aft wedge and the forward wedge and configured to be displaced upward in response to a
first force applied to the aft wedge and a second force applied to the forward wedge;

an aft shuttle drive belt coupled to the slide bushing supported cargo shuttle; and
a forward shuttle drive belt coupled to the slide bushing supported cargo shuttle.

US Pat. No. 9,199,615

INDEPENDENT BRAKE CONTROL OF A COMMON AIRCRAFT GEAR

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A brake control system for a landing gear of an aircraft, comprising:
a first control channel configured to provide brake control signals to one or more brakes on the landing gear, wherein the
first control channel comprises a first controller that controls an operation of the one or more brakes, wherein the first
control channel receives braking commands from a brake pedal;

a second control channel configured to provide brake control signals to another one or more brakes on the landing gear, wherein
the second control channel comprises a second controller that controls an operation of the another one or more brakes, wherein
the second control channel receives braking commands from the brake pedal;

wherein at least one of the first control channel and the second control channel is configured to act as an executive in monitoring
braking efforts applied by the one or more brakes as compared to braking efforts applied by the another one or more brakes,
wherein the control channel configured to act as the executive determines a correction factor and wherein the control channel
configured to act as a non-executive causes the braking efforts of at least one of the one or more brakes or the another one
or more brakes to be modified in accordance with the correction factor.

US Pat. No. 9,499,261

FRICTION-BASED SHIMMY DAMPER FOR LANDING GEAR

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A torque link assembly comprising:
a first torque link;
a second torque link coupled to the first torque link via
an apex pin;
a friction pad coupled to one end of the apex pin; and
a friction wedge mounted to at least one of the first torque link and the second torque link;
wherein the friction pad is configured to engage with the friction wedge to dampen relative movement between the first torque
link and the second torque link.

US Pat. No. 9,387,924

METHOD OF INITIALIZING A LANDING GEAR SHOCK STRUT

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method of servicing a shock strut of a landing gear without weight on wheels of the landing gear, the method comprising:
partially filling a chamber of the shock strut with a predetermined amount of fresh oil; and
pressurizing the chamber with gas to a level that compensates for expected gas pressure loss due to gas entrainment in the
oil during operation of the shock strut, wherein the pressurizing is performed without weight on wheels of the landing gear,
and the chamber is pressurized to a pressure Pgas,service of:


where Pgas,nominal is a nominal desired gas pressure with the shock strut in a fully extended position, C(T) is a coefficient based on the oil
and gas used in the shock strut, Vgas(0) is a gas volume with the shock strut is in a fully extended position, R is an ideal gas coefficient, Voil is oil volume in the shock strut, and T is temperature.

US Pat. No. 9,376,093

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INDEPENDENT BRAKING SYSTEM ENABLEMENT

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An aircraft braking system comprising:
a brake pedal; and
a switch configured to enable power delivery to a sensor coupled to the brake pedal, wherein the sensor is configured to measure
a brake pedal displacement and duration of the brake pedal displacement above a predetermined threshold of time, wherein in
response to the sensor measuring the brake pedal displacement a predetermined distance for a predetermined duration, the aircraft
braking system is enabled during flight, thereby forcing the aircraft braking system out of hibernation into an operational
mode.

US Pat. No. 9,284,047

ROUTINGS FOR ARTICULATED LANDING GEAR

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An articulated aircraft landing gear comprising:
a structural post;
a trailing arm coupled to the structural post, wherein the structural post and the trailing arm are pivotably coupled at a
pivot joint;

an electrical line located at least partially within the structural post and located at least partially within the trailing
arm;

a hydraulic line comprising a first metallic portion located at least partially within an interior of the structural post,
a second metallic portion located at least partially within an interior of the trailing arm, and a flexible portion coupled
to the first metallic portion and the second metallic portion, wherein the flexible portion is routed around a reflex angle
side of the pivot joint; and

a deflector configured to protect the flexible portion around the pivot joint.

US Pat. No. 9,856,035

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DYNAMIC LIGHT CONTROL

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A light system for an aircraft, comprising:
a sensor;
a first aircraft light;
a controller coupled to the sensor and the first aircraft light; and
a tangible, non-transitory memory configured to communicate with the controller, the tangible, non-transitory memory having
instructions stored thereon that, in response to execution by the controller, cause the controller to perform operations comprising:

receiving, by the controller, data from the sensor;
determining, by the controller, a status of the aircraft based on the data; and
controlling, by the controller, the first aircraft light based on the status of the aircraft,
wherein the sensor comprises a wheel speed sensor, and the first aircraft light comprises a taxi light, and
wherein the operations further comprise activating, by the controller, the taxi light in response to a wheel speed being below
a speed threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,684,162

OPTICAL SENSORS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An optical sensor comprising:
an array of pixels configured to convert photons into electrons for forming an image; and
a tunable filter assembly optically connected to the array of pixels for passing an adjustable bandwidth of photons to the
array of pixels, wherein the tunable filter assembly includes:

a first mirror defining an optical axis;
a second mirror spaced apart from the first mirror along the optical axis; and
a first electrode mechanically connects to the first mirror; and
a second electrode fixed relative to the second mirror, wherein the first and second electrodes are positioned relative to
one another to adjust the position of the first mirror with respect to the second mirror when a voltage is applied across
the first and second electrodes to tune the spectral bands being passed through the filter assembly to the array of pixels.

US Pat. No. 9,555,894

AIRCRAFT ICE PROTECTION OPTIMIZATION BASED ON ICE-DETECTION INPUT

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An ice protection system adapted to protect at least one ice-susceptible region of an aircraft, said system comprising:
an ice protection device associated with each region;
an onboard power source;
a supply line connecting the onboard power source to each ice protection device;
a controller for each ice protection device, which controls power supply through the supply line based on an ice-condition
input and historical data of ice-condition input;

an optimizer which conveys instructions to each controller; and
an ice detector which provides an ice-condition input, wherein the ice condition input includes a thickness of ice on a surface
of the at least one ice-susceptible region of the aircraft;

wherein the optimizer uses the ice-condition input and the historical data of ice-condition input to generate the instructions,
wherein the instructions include operating in a deicing cycle when the thickness of the ice is below a first threshold thickness
and above a second threshold thickness.

US Pat. No. 9,506,826

OPEN LOOP LOAD FORCE ESTIMATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A system for determining a current amount of force applied to a disc brake system of an aircraft, the system comprising:
an aircraft brake having a plurality of discs including an outer disc;
an actuator configured to apply a force to the outer disc to compress the plurality of discs to reduce an angular velocity
of wheels of the aircraft;

a current sensor coupled to the actuator and configured to detect a detected amount of current applied to the actuator; and
a controller coupled to the current sensor and configured to receive input parameters including a maximum force that can be
applied by the actuator, a maximum current of the actuator that causes the actuator to apply the maximum force, and an efficiency
fraction of the actuator that corresponds to an efficiency of the actuator and to determine an estimate of the current amount
of force applied to the outer disc based on the detected amount of current and the input parameters.

US Pat. No. 9,416,831

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ALTERNATING MATERIAL BRAKE DISK STACK

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A brake disk stack comprising a carbon/carbon (“C/C”) rotor disk adjacent to a ceramic matrix composite (“CMC”) stator
disk, an end plate comprising a CMC component and a pressure plate comprising a CMC component.

US Pat. No. 9,403,598

HEATED INFLATION SYSTEM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An inflation system for an inflatable device, comprising:
an inflation cylinder that holds a gas mixture under pressure and releases the gas mixture through a valve to inflate the
inflatable device;

a heating element within the inflation cylinder that heats the gas mixture;
a temperature sensor that measures a temperature of the gas mixture; and
a control module coupled to the heating element and the temperature sensor, wherein the control module controls heating of
the gas mixture based on the measured temperature, a mass of the gas mixture and a volume of the inflation cylinder to maintain
a selected outlet pressure at the valve during inflation of the inflatable device.

US Pat. No. 9,096,204

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING AN ADAPTIVE TURNAROUND THRESHOLD

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method comprising:
measuring a brake temperature of an aircraft brake using a sensor;
determining a brake heat sink mass of the aircraft brake using a wear measuring device; and
calculating a turnaround threshold based upon the measured brake temperature and the determined brake heat sink mass.

US Pat. No. 9,849,971

BRAKE AXLE SLEEVE

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A brake axle assembly comprising:
an axle; and
a sacrificial brake axle sleeve disposed circumferentially around the axle, wherein the sacrificial brake axle sleeve comprises
a plurality of recesses separated by splines and asymmetrically disposed about an inner circumference of the sacrificial brake
axle sleeve, wherein the axle is in contact with the splines, wherein the plurality of recesses decrease a contact surface
area between the sacrificial brake axle sleeve and the axle.

US Pat. No. 9,809,309

ADJUSTABLE RESTRAINT ASSEMBLIES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A guide assembly comprising:
a sliding rail comprising a first channel and a second channel;
a first fitting comprising a first retaining rail, wherein the first retaining rail is configured to slide within the first
channel, wherein the first retaining rail comprises a depression;

a second fitting comprising a second retaining rail, wherein the second retaining rail is configured to slide within the second
channel; and

a shear kit disposed in the sliding rail and configured so that the depression receives the shear kit,
wherein the first fitting and the second fitting comprise two separate pieces and are configured to be independently coupled
to a vehicle.

US Pat. No. 9,726,325

COMPOSITE TUBE ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A composite tube assembly comprising:
a compression sleeve coupled to an inner surface of a composite tube;
a carbon extrusion member disposed within the composite tube; and
an end fitting comprising a locking feature extending from the end fitting, wherein the end fitting is coupled to an inner
surface of the compression sleeve and the locking feature is configured to engage the carbon extrusion member.

US Pat. No. 9,555,888

PRESSURE COMPENSATING AIR CURTAIN FOR AIR CUSHION SUPPORTED CARGO LOADING PLATFORM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A cargo loading system for an elongated cargo storage area having a longitudinal axis, comprising:
a cargo shuttle
having a frame;
an air cushion located beneath the cargo shuttle;
a shuttle drive unit to at least one of advance or retract the shuttle along the axis; and
an air blower to displace a cargo shuttle top surface orthogonal to the axis, wherein air cushion is formed by an air curtain
positioned within a channel of the frame, wherein the frame comprises an air supply hole in fluid communication with the channel
and the air cushion.

US Pat. No. 9,506,528

SLOTTED CABLE RETAINER FOR LIFTING ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLING

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A lifting assembly comprising:
a cable end housing defining an inner cavity;
a retainer ring disposed in the inner cavity at an end thereof; and
a cable retainer disposed in the inner cavity of the cable end housing and operative to retain a cable end fitting of a cable,
the cable retainer extending from a first end to a second end and defining a slot extending from the first end to the second
end to provide installation and removal access of the cable end fitting, the slot having a first slot portion and a second
slot portion that are angularly oriented relative to each other, the cable end fitting comprising a spherical geometry.

US Pat. No. 9,499,257

WEIGHT REDUCING LANDING GEAR FEATURES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An aircraft landing gear system comprising:
a trunnion arm extending along a first axis and having a centering portion and a first stress relieving portion,
wherein the centering portion comprises a first perimeter that defines at least one of a first aperture or a first hole,
wherein the first stress relieving portion comprises a second perimeter that defines at least one of a second aperture or
a second hole, with the second perimeter defined by an annular surface;

wherein the centering portion and the first stress relieving portion are formed in a surface of the trunnion arm; and
an outer cylinder extending along a second axis and coupled to the trunnion arm,
wherein the first stress relieving portion is configured to relieve stress spreading from the centering portion to the outer
cylinder.

US Pat. No. 9,482,299

MULTI-LEAVED CORE BRAKE DISKS AND ASSEMBLIES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A multi-leaved core damping disk comprising:
a first disk half having a first friction surface at a first axial end of the first disk half and a first non-friction surface
at a second axial end of the first disk half;

a second disk half having a second friction surface at a third axial end of the second disk half and a second non-friction
surface at a fourth axial end of the second disk half, wherein the first friction surface is disposed at a fifth axial end
of the multi-leaved core damping disk and the second friction surface is disposed at a sixth axial end of the multi-leaved
core damping disk; and

a multi-leaved core disposed between, and axially aligned with, the first disk half and the second disk half, wherein the
multi-leaved core comprises a plurality of disk leaves, including a first disk leaf and a second disk leaf, and a cavity is
disposed between the first disk leaf and the second disk leaf.

US Pat. No. 9,434,479

AIRCRAFT TIRE AND RUNWAY INTERFACE FRICTION MAP CONSOLIDATION

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A system comprising:
a tangible, non-transitory memory communicating with a central processor configured to aggregate coefficient of friction data,
the tangible, non-transitory memory having instructions stored thereon that, in response to execution by the central processor,
cause the central processor to perform operations comprising:

receiving, by the central processor, determined coefficient of friction data for a first series of locations along a runway
from a first aircraft of a plurality of aircraft;

associating, by the central processor, the coefficient of friction data to runway friction estimation map elements;
receiving, by the central processor, determined coefficient of friction data for a second series of locations along the runway
from a second aircraft of the plurality of aircraft; and

aggregating, by the central processor, the received determined coefficient of friction data for the first series of locations
along the runway from the first aircraft and the coefficient of friction data for the second series of locations along the
runway from the second aircraft into a friction estimation map for the runway; and

performing, by the central processor, temporal calculations to form the friction estimation map, wherein the temporal calculations
comprise weighting current data heavier than not current data for overlapping runway friction estimation map elements and
updating the not current data with the current data for the overlapping runway friction estimation map elements to reflect
a condition change on the runway over time.

US Pat. No. 9,308,990

VOICE COIL LINEAR ACTIVATED PARK BRAKE

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A park brake system comprising:
a tapered motor shaft having a first diameter and a second diameter, the second diameter being greater than the first diameter;
a spring disposed at least partially around a circumference of the tapered motor shaft;
a voice coil disposed at least partially around a circumference of a bobbin comprising a ferromagnetic insert;
a first one-way clutch housed at least partially within the bobbin, the first one-way clutch disposed coaxial to the tapered
motor shaft; and

an annular magnet disposed coaxial to the tapered motor shaft and proximal to the first one-way clutch;
wherein, in response to a first voltage applied to the voice coil, the first one-way clutch translates axially in a first
direction with respect to the tapered motor shaft and engages with the second diameter, and

wherein, in response to a second voltage applied to the voice coil, the first one-way clutch translates axially in a second
direction and is disposed about the first diameter.

US Pat. No. 9,213,334

RUNWAY TRACTION ESTIMATION AND REPORTING SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method for runway traction estimation and reporting comprising:
receiving, by a runway traction estimation and reporting processor, a first sensor input indicating a first triggering event;
starting, by the runway traction estimation and reporting processor and in response to the receiving of the first sensor input,
a polling timer;

receiving, by the runway traction estimation and reporting processor, a second sensor input in response to the polling timer
indicating that a first period comprising one of 1/20 to 3/20 of a second and 1/800 to 3/800 of a second has elapsed, wherein
the second sensor input is received in response to each indicated passage of the first period of the polling timer;

causing, by the runway traction estimation and reporting processor, the polling timer to run until a third sensor input indicating
an ending event is received; and

processing, by the runway traction estimation and reporting processor, the second sensor input comprising a brake pressure
and a wheel speed measurement; and

calculating, in response to the processing, a runway friction estimate comprising a runway map comprising runway friction
data comprising the second sensor input and corresponding location data corresponding to the location of the aircraft at each
indicated passage of the first period of the polling timer,

whereby wheel slip at each location datum is determined; and
sending, by the runway traction estimation and reporting processor, a message to an output device in response to the determining
the wheel slip at each location datum wherein the message comprises the runway traction estimate.

US Pat. No. 10,093,298

ABNORMAL BRAKE BEHAVIOR DETECTION

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

7. An aircraft brake control and monitoring system comprising:an electrical brake actuation controller;
a first aircraft brake actuator connected to the electrical brake actuation controller and controllable by the electrical brake actuation controller; a first braking unit connected to the first aircraft brake actuator, the first braking unit comprising a first plurality of motors and a first brake stack;
a first load cell disposed in a first load path between the first plurality of motors and the first brake stack, the first load cell configured to provide a first measured actuation force signal representative of a first braking force applied to the first brake stack; and
a processor configured to receive the first measured actuation force signal, calculate a force data centrality value based on the first measured actuation signal and at least one other force actuation signal received from one of a plurality of brakes, calculate a force deviation value for each of the plurality of brakes based on the relative forces measured from each of the plurality of brakes compared to the force data centrality value, and assigns a health status for each of the plurality of brakes.

US Pat. No. 10,046,851

LANDING GEAR NOISE ABATEMENT DEVICES

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An aircraft landing gear comprising:a forward main post comprising a forked clevis;
a trailing arm connected to the forward main post by an articulating joint at the forked clevis, the forked clevis having a void; and
a noise abatement system limiting airflow through the void,
wherein the noise abatement system comprises:
a retention member coupled to the aircraft landing gear, the retention member comprising a retention post configured to extend within the void and engage a cavity; and
a covering member in mechanical communication with the retention member and configured to substantially cover the void.

US Pat. No. 9,849,994

SOFT COVER RELEASE MECHANISM FOR EVACUATION SLIDES

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A pneumatic actuator, comprising:
a housing;
a cylinder disposed within the housing;
a plunger disposed within the cylinder;
a seal disposed within the cylinder;
a spring disposed within the housing and configured to apply a force to the plunger; and an arm coupled to the plunger, wherein
the pneumatic actuator is configured to be connected to a pin for an evacuation slide.

US Pat. No. 9,719,199

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSPORT OF FIBERS TO/FROM A CIRCULAR NEEDLE-PUNCHING LOOM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A transport layer comprising:
a substantially annular shaped carbonized carbon fiber layer removably coupled to a substantially annular shaped scrim layer,
wherein the substantially annular carbonized carbon fiber layer is sewn to the substantially annular shaped scrim layer,

wherein the substantially annular shaped carbonized carbon fiber layer substantially surrounds a first annular shaped scrim
portion, and

wherein a second annular shaped scrim portion substantially surrounds the substantially annular shaped carbonized carbon fiber
layer.

US Pat. No. 9,623,951

HEATING ELEMENTS FOR AIRCRAFT HEATED FLOOR PANELS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method of forming a heating element, the method comprising:
depositing a conductive ink of silver particles in an epoxy resin on a dielectric film to create a conductive circuit; and
heat curing the conductive circuit to achieve a resistivity of the heating element less than 1.68×10?6 ohm·meter, wherein a 0.001 inch (50.8 microns) to 0.004 inch (101.6 microns) thick post-cure layer of the conductive ink is
configured to achieve the resistivity of the heating element and be bent around a ¼ inch (0.635 cm) diameter cylinder rod
without experiencing electric resistance degradation, wherein the silver loading is between 65%-95% weight/weight of dry ink.

US Pat. No. 9,463,872

BI-STABLE CLUTCH WITH PERMANENT MAGNET ARRAY

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A park brake actuator (“PBA”) comprising:
a shaft having a friction hub disposed about the shaft, the friction hub fixed against rotation with respect to the shaft;
a permanent magnet array (“PMA”) disposed circumferentially about the shaft,
the PMA comprising a cylindrical structure comprising a Type A magnet adjacent to a Type B magnet in an annular arrangement,
wherein the Type A magnet comprises a first coercivity and the Type B magnet comprises a second coercivity, wherein the first
coercivity is higher than the second coercivity; and

a coil disposed circumferentially about the PMA and configured to conduct at least one of a positive current pulse and a negative
current pulse.

US Pat. No. 9,399,714

ANTI-CORROSION AND/OR PASSIVATION COMPOSITIONS FOR METAL CONTAINING SUBTRATES AND METHODS FOR MAKING, ENHANCING, AND APPLYING THE SAME

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

10. An aircraft landing gear component coated with the corrosion inhibition composition of claim 1.

US Pat. No. 9,169,686

WINDOW ASSEMBLIES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A window assembly comprising:
a window pane having opposed top and bottom surfaces and an outer periphery; and
a flexure ring defining a ring axis and mounted to the outer periphery of the window pane for providing the window pane with
substantial isolation from vehicle induced loads, wherein the flexure ring includes a continuous portion and a segmented portion
defining a plurality of circumferential segments, wherein the continuous portion is connected to each circumferential segment
by a respective a neck, wherein each neck extends from the continuous portion in a substantially axial direction with respect
to the ring axis to a respective one of the circumferential segments, wherein a circumferential dimension of each neck is
less than a circumferential dimension of its respective circumferential segment, and wherein each circumferential segment
extends away from and is aligned with the continuous portion in an axial direction parallel to the ring axis.

US Pat. No. 9,856,592

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR FORMING A FIBROUS PREFORM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

13. A fibrous preform needling system for a fibrous preform having a fibrous layer, comprising:
a drive mechanism;
a needling board coupled to the drive mechanism; and
a plurality of needles configured to penetrate the fibrous preform coupled to the needling board, the plurality of needles
comprising a plurality of barbed needles and a plurality of barbless needles, wherein the drive mechanism is configured to
cause the needling board to reciprocate, wherein the plurality of needles comprises all needles configured to penetrate the
fibrous preform resulting from reciprocation of the needling board, and

wherein the plurality of needles comprises approximately 50% the plurality of barbed needles and approximately 50% the plurality
of barbless needles.

US Pat. No. 9,821,600

SAFETY DEFLATION WHEEL SEAL DESIGN

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A wheel comprising:
an inner wheel half defining a plurality of inner bolt apertures and having an inner surface extending from a first outer
diameter surface to a first inner diameter surface, wherein the inner surface is planar from the first outer diameter surface
to the first inner diameter surface relative to the inner wheel half; and

an outer wheel half defining a plurality of outer bolt apertures and having a mating surface extending from a second outer
diameter surface to a second inner diameter surface, wherein the second outer diameter surface extends towards the inner wheel
half to define an airflow path between the second outer diameter surface and the first outer diameter surface of the inner
wheel half, wherein the mating surface is planar from the second outer diameter surface to the second inner diameter surface
relative to the outer wheel half, the plurality of outer bolt apertures configured to be aligned with the plurality of inner
bolt apertures such that each of a plurality of bolts may be received by one of the plurality of outer bolt apertures and
one of the plurality of inner bolt apertures, forming a seal between the mating surface and the inner surface in response
to each of the plurality of bolts being tightened,

wherein, in response to a predetermined number of bolts becoming loose, a first portion of the mating surface may separate
from a second portion of the inner surface, breaking the seal.

US Pat. No. 9,809,316

AIRCRAFT SILL HEIGHT COMPENSATING EVACUATION SYSTEM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An evacuation slide, comprising:
a slide lane;
an extension;
a hinge portion coupled between the extension and a head end of the evacuation slide configured to buckle in response to bearing
a weight of at least 50 lbs and in response to a door sill height being less than or equal to a predetermined height; and

a lane diverter coupled to the evacuation slide, the lane diverter configured to contact an exit surface and deform a portion
of the evacuation slide in response to the buckling;

wherein the deforming is configured to redirect the slide lane to a side exit of the evacuation slide.

US Pat. No. 9,605,723

AIRCRAFT BRAKE ACTUATOR ASSEMBLIES

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An actuator assembly comprising:
a ballnut comprising a helical track; and
a ballscrew comprising:
a first translation bearing track, wherein the helical track and the first translation bearing track form a first translation
bearing raceway in which a plurality of first translation bearing balls having a first diameter are disposed; and

a second translation bearing track, wherein the helical track and the second translation bearing track form a second translation
bearing raceway in which a plurality of second translation bearing balls having a second diameter are disposed;

wherein the first diameter and the second diameter are not equal.

US Pat. No. 9,583,260

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INCREASING COUPLING OF AN AXLE ROTARY TRANSFORMER

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A wireless power transmission link system comprising:
a stationary axle;
a telemetry unit interior to the stationary axle;
a first cup located interior to the telemetry unit, wherein the first cup comprises a first channel for housing a first wound
coil;

a sensor electrically coupled to the first coil and configured to generate a signal; and
a second cup separated by an air gap from the first cup and configured to rotate relative to the first cup, wherein the second
cup comprises a second channel for housing a second wound coil, wherein the first wound coil and the second wound coil are
inductively coupled to transmit the signal across the air gap from the first coil to the second coil, wherein at least one
of the first cup or the second cup comprise a ferromagnetic material.

US Pat. No. 9,522,738

SOFT COVER RELEASE MECHANISM FOR EVACUATION SLIDES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An emergency evacuation assembly, comprising:
an inflatable slide;
a soft cover containing the inflatable slide;
a lace holding the soft cover closed;
a pin retaining the lace; and
a pneumatic actuator configured to release the lace by pulling the pin, said pneumatic actuator comprising: a housing; a cylinder
disposed within the housing; a plunger disposed within the cylinder; a seal disposed within the cylinder; a spring disposed
with the housing and configured to apply a force to the plunger; and an arm coupled to the plunger, wherein the pneumatic
actuator is coupled to the pin.

US Pat. No. 9,500,837

BONDING STRUCTURE WITH CTE GRADIENT FOR MOUNTING AN OPTICAL ELEMENT IN A FRAME

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An optical element assembly for a vehicle, comprising:
a plate having an opening therein;
a optical element arranged in the opening;
one or more mounting members arranged between the optical element and the plate, the one or more mounting members having a
coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) that is between a CTE of the plate and a CTE of the optical element; and

a first bonding agent layer arranged around and outer edge of the optical agent between the one or more mounting members and
the optical element; and

a second bonding agent layer arranged between the one or more mounting members and the plate.

US Pat. No. 9,482,325

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR LOAD CELL AND MULTI-ROW THRUST BEARING INTEGRATION WITH BALL SCREW AND ACTUATOR DRIVE UNIT HOUSING

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An electromechanical actuator comprising:
an actuator drive unit housing; and
a ball screw;
wherein the ball screw and actuator drive unit housing interface to form a multi-row thrust bearing and at least a portion
of the ball screw is concentric with and is situated radially outward from the actuator drive unit housing.

US Pat. No. 9,428,162

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BRAKE CONTROL IN RESPONSE TO LOAD CELL FAILURE

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A brake system comprising:
an electromechanical brake actuator controller (EBAC);
a first electromechanical brake actuator (EBA) electrically coupled to the EBAC, the first EBA comprising a first load cell;
a second EBA electrically coupled to the EBAC, the second EBA comprising a second load cell that outputs a force output;
a tangible, non-transitory memory configured to communicate with a controller of at least one of the first EBA or the EBAC,
the tangible, non-transitory memory having instructions stored thereon that, in response to execution by the controller, cause
the controller to perform operations comprising:

detecting, by the controller, a failure of the first load cell;
estimating, by the controller, a force of the first EBA using the force output from the second load cell; and
commanding, by the controller, the first EBA in response to the force output from the second load cell.

US Pat. No. 9,387,931

AIR CUSHION AIRCRAFT CARGO LOADING SYSTEMS AND SHUTTLE DRIVE UNIT

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A cargo management system comprising:
a shuttle drive unit comprising:
a spool;
a pulley proximate the spool comprising a groove of the pulley aligned with a groove of the spool; and
a motor configured to rotate the spool;
a belt coupled to the spool; and
a cargo shuttle coupled to the belt.

US Pat. No. 9,903,671

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR HEAT SHIELD ASSEMBLIES

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A heat shield spacer comprising:
an upper portion having a first width;
an undermount flange having a second width, wherein the second width is less than the first width; and
a gap between the upper portion and the undermount flange, wherein the gap has a third width, wherein the third width is less
than the first width and the second width, and

wherein the gap extends along a length of the spacer and along a terminus of the spacer.

US Pat. No. 9,817,682

SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE FOR MACHINE VISION ON MOVING PLATFORMS

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An integrated computing system for processing machine vision data and performing active control of a mobile platform, the
computer system comprising:
a first plurality of sensors configured to acquire inertial and positional data related to the mobile platform;
a first plurality of co-processors communicatively coupled to the first plurality of sensors, the first plurality of co-processors
including a hardware logic configured to control the acquisition of the inertial and positional data and configured to analyze
the acquired inertial and positional data;

a second plurality of sensors configured to acquire image data related to the mobile platform;
a second plurality of co-processors communicatively coupled to the second plurality of sensors, the second plurality of co-processors
including a hardware logic configured to control the acquisition of the image data and configured to analyze the acquired
image data;

a plurality of arrays of memory blocks for storing the acquired image data;
state vector module to perform state management operation for the acquired inertial and positional data in a local memory,
wherein the state management operation is performed using a state vector and wherein the state vector module coordinates sharing
and updating the acquired inertial and positional data in a parallel fashion between the first and second plurality of co-processors;
and

a plurality of memory controllers configured to control access to the plurality of arrays of memory blocks, wherein the plurality
of memory controllers are communicatively coupled to the second plurality of co-processors and communicatively coupled to
the state vector module and wherein the plurality of memory controllers are further configured to control a plurality of image
processing pipeline components configured to process metatagged data through a multi-functional pipeline.

US Pat. No. 9,809,715

ANTI-CORROSION AND/OR PASSIVATION COMPOSITIONS FOR METAL CONTAINING SUBTRATES AND METHODS FOR MAKING, ENHANCING, AND APPLYING THE SAME

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

2. An aircraft landing gear component coated with the corrosion inhibition coating of claim 1.

US Pat. No. 9,783,299

PRESSURE COMPENSATING AIR CURTAIN FOR AIR CUSHION SUPPORTED CARGO LOADING PLATFORM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A pressure compensating air cushion of a cargo system, comprising:
an air cushion formed by an air curtain positioned within a channel of a frame, said frame constituting a support rails for
a cargo shuttle, said air cushion having a top surface for engaging the shuttle; and air blower for providing air to the air
cushion

a pressure compensating seal comprising a seal spring positioned above and configured to exert a downward pressure on the
air curtain the air cushion operable to at least two internal volumes, one of which engages the shuttle.

US Pat. No. 9,718,551

FRONTAL ENTRY PHONE CORD FUNNEL

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

9. A storage assembly comprising:
a housing connected to a seat of an aircraft;
an opening manifold disposed on an outer surface of the housing, the opening manifold comprising:
a first aperture extending across a first plane, wherein the first aperture includes a front facing and elongated opening;
a second aperture extending across a second plane, wherein the second plane is positioned substantially orthogonal to the
first plane, and further wherein the second plane is positioned generally normal to a direction of gravity, wherein the second
aperture includes a horizontal and circular opening that is smaller than the first opening and is below and rearward of the
first opening;

a recessed surface extending from an upper end of the first aperture to a lower end of the first aperture and to the second
aperture and from a first side of the first aperture to a second side of the first aperture, wherein the surface defines a
funnel that connects and creates a passage between the first aperture and the second aperture; and

a cord extending through the opening manifold, wherein a first end of the cord is connected to an electrical outlet disposed
within the housing and a second end of the cord is connected to a communication device.

US Pat. No. 9,662,936

THREADED SIDE RIM OR THREADED LOCK RING WHEEL FOR USE WITH LOW-PRESSURE OR NON-PNEUMATIC TIRES

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A method of coupling a tire to a wheel, comprising:
seating a bead of the tire on a bead seat of a side rim that is movable with respect to a wheel base;
moving the side rim inwardly along a wheel axis of the wheel base against the tire bead to exert a compressive force on the
tire bead in order to couple the tire to the wheel base after the bead has been set; and

inserting a lock ring to lock the side ring into a fixed position.

US Pat. No. 9,625,240

ENHANCED LINEAR SHAPED CHARGE INCLUDING SPINAL CHARGE ELEMENT

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An enhanced linear shaped explosive device (X-Jet), comprising:
a sheath extending along an axis between a first end and a second end to define a sheath length, the sheath having a first
hollowed chevron-shaped cross-section that defines a main charge cavity, an upper apex, and a lower apex, the main charge
cavity loaded with a main explosive charge material; and

a spinal charge element located within the main charge cavity and abutting the upper apex, the spinal charge element having
a spinal casing that is formed integrally with the upper apex and that extends along the sheath length to define a spinal
length and having a second hollowed cross-section defining a spinal charge cavity, the spinal charge cavity loaded with a
spinal explosive charge material.

US Pat. No. 9,541,151

DUAL STAGE SHOCK STRUT WITH REMOVABLE SECOND STAGE FLUID CHAMBER

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

11. A second stage fluid chamber sub-assembly for use in a dual stage shock strut, comprising:
a cylinder defining a volume;
a piston head in fluid communication with the volume, the piston head separating the volume into a first chamber and a second
chamber;

a metering pin in fluid communication with the volume and configured to conduct hydraulic fluid to the volume to exert a force
on the piston head in response to a maintenance operation;

a bleed tube in fluid communication with the volume and configured to purge gas from the volume in response to the maintenance
operation, the bleed tube extending into the first chamber and into the second chamber.

US Pat. No. 9,534,971

CLOSED LOOP LOAD FORCE ESTIMATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A system for determining a force applied to a disc brake system of an aircraft, the system comprising:
an aircraft brake having a plurality of discs including an outer disc;
an actuator configured to apply a force to the outer disc to compress the plurality of discs to reduce an angular velocity
of wheels of the aircraft;

a current sensor coupled to the actuator and configured to detect a measured amount of current applied to the actuator; and
a controller coupled to the current sensor and configured to:
determine an estimated current applied to the actuator based on the measured amount of current detected by the current sensor
that is applied to the actuator,

determine an adjusted current based on the measured amount of current and the estimated current, and
determine an estimate of the force applied to the outer disc based on the adjusted current.

US Pat. No. 9,522,729

FORCE COMMAND UPDATE RATE DETECTION

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A method of force command update rate detection comprising:
receiving, by an electrical brake actuation controller, a brake actuation instruction from a brake and steering control unit,
wherein the electrical brake actuation controller comprises a force command update rate detector comprising a variation detector
and a similarity detector;

determining, by the force command update rate detector, an update rate of the brake actuation instruction, wherein the determining
comprises:

collecting samples, by the variation detector, of the brake actuation instruction,
wherein a number of samples is equal to a dissimilarity window;
determining, by the variation detector, variations between pairs of samples of the brake actuation instruction in response
to the collecting samples;

counting, by the variation detector, a number of variations;
computing the update rate of the brake actuation instruction in response to the counting; and
outputting an update rate determination in response to the computing; and
transmitting, by the electrical brake actuation controller, an instruction comprising a force command having a force command
update rate to an electric brake actuator in response to the determining.

US Pat. No. 9,511,854

LOAD CELL GAIN COMPENSATION

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method of load cell gain compensation comprising:
determining, by an electric brake actuator controller, a nominal load cell current during a first operating condition;
measuring, by the electric brake actuator controller, a load cell current of a load cell of an electric brake actuator;
comparing, by the electric brake actuator controller, the load cell current and the nominal load cell current; and
adjusting, by the electric brake actuator controller, a load cell gain in response to the load cell current being less than
the nominal load cell current.

US Pat. No. 9,862,365

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING DISTURBANCES CAUSED BY USING GAIN SCHEDULING IN ELECTRONIC BRAKE ACTUATOR CONTROLS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A method for controlling brakes, comprising:
detecting, by a brake system, a control signal;
comparing, by the brake system, the control signal to a threshold value;
increasing, by the brake system, a gain of a control algorithm in an electric brake controller (EBAC) in response to an amplitude
of the control signal being above the threshold value, wherein an output signal from the EBAC comprises an electromechanical
brake actuator (EBA) input; and

increasing, by the brake system, an angular velocity of the EBA in response to the increasing the gain of the control algorithm.

US Pat. No. 9,856,038

SERVICING ASSISTING SYSTEM FOR SHOCK STRUTS WITH POSITIVE DEAD VOLUME

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A shock strut servicing assistance system, comprising:
a controller in electronic communication with a display; and
a tangible, non-transitory memory configured to communicate with the controller, the tangible, non-transitory memory having
instructions stored thereon that, in response to execution by the controller, cause the controller to perform operations comprising:

calculating, by the controller, a dead volume of a shock strut; and
determining, by the controller, a first decision, the first decision being a Boolean value based upon whether the dead volume
of the shock strut is negative; and

displaying, by the controller, a first prompt on the display, wherein the first prompt is displayed in response to the first
decision being false.

US Pat. No. 9,845,196

LOAD REACTIVE BRAKING SYSTEMS AND DEVICES

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A roller assembly, comprising:
a housing having an outer surface attached thereto;
an axle extending through the housing having a first portion and a second portion translatable relative to one another in
an axial direction; and

a braking arrangement positioned at least partially within the housing and configured to increase resistance to rotation of
the housing proportionally to a load applied against the outer surface, wherein the first portion of the axle and the second
portion of the axle are configured to apply a compressive force to the braking arrangement proportional to the load applied
against the outer surface.

US Pat. No. 9,745,064

AIRCRAFT OVERHEAD BIN MONITORING AND ALERT SYSTEM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A system for monitoring an overhead storage bin comprising:
a proximity sensor, a load sensor, and a latch mechanism sensor; and
a controller operatively connected to the proximity sensor, the load sensor and the latch mechanism sensor, the controller
configured to:

retrieve proximity data from the proximity sensor indicative of a space status of an overhead storage bin;
retrieve load data from the load sensor indicative of a stowage weight status of the overhead storage bin;
retrieve a latch status from the latch mechanism indicative of a latch status of an access door of the overhead storage bin;
determine, based on the space status, the weight data, and the latch status, a probability indicative of whether an item stowed
in the overhead storage bin may fall from the bin;

output, based on the probability, an indication on an output device configured on an exterior surface of the overhead storage
bin.

US Pat. No. 9,732,817

AXIAL ENGAGEMENT-CONTROLLED VARIABLE DAMPER SYSTEMS AND METHODS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An axial engagement-controlled variable damper comprising:
a rotor assembly coupled to a rotor shaft and disposed about an axis of rotation;
a stator, coaxially aligned with, and disposed radially about, the rotor assembly; and
a flux sleeve, axially movable relative to the rotor assembly between at least a first position and a second position and
having a circumferential flange portion disposed radially outward of the rotor assembly and radially inward of the stator,
the flux sleeve being configured to alter magnetic coupling between the stator and the rotor assembly in response to being
moved axially, the axial-engagement controlled variable damper being configured to generate a first drag torque in response
to the flux sleeve being in the first position and a second drag torque in response to the flux sleeve being in the second
position.

US Pat. No. 9,610,927

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ELECTRIC BRAKE FORCE ESTIMATION TOLERANT TO DRIVETRAIN STICTION

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method for stiction tolerant brake force estimation comprising:
receiving, by a controller, a first motor state at a first time;
calculating, by the controller, a first uncompensated brake force estimate based upon the first motor state;
calculating, by the controller, a first linear speed based upon the first motor state; and
calculating, by the controller, a first stiction compensated brake force estimate based upon at least one of the first linear
speed and the first uncompensated brake force estimate.

US Pat. No. 9,481,453

SHRINKING SYSTEM FOR LANDING GEAR

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A landing gear actuator system comprising:
an actuator body;
an operating apparatus comprising a hydraulic fluid drive reservoir and a piston member, wherein the piston member is translatable
in response to an introduction of hydraulic fluid in the hydraulic fluid drive reservoir;

a gas pressure adjustment apparatus comprising a gas storage reservoir;
a hydraulic fluid adjustment apparatus,
wherein the gas pressure adjustment apparatus adjusts a gas volume in response to the operating apparatus,
wherein the hydraulic fluid adjustment apparatus adjusts a hydraulic fluid volume in response to the operating apparatus,
and

wherein the gas volume and the hydraulic fluid volume are adjusted inversely; and
a strut gas pressure isolation valve in fluid communication with the gas pressure adjustment apparatus, wherein the strut
gas pressure isolation valve is configured to isolate the gas storage reservoir from a landing gear strut gas chamber, wherein
the strut gas pressure isolation valve is configured to be closed by contact between the piston member and a trigger.

US Pat. No. 9,466,130

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING DISPLAYED IMAGES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method of enhancing an image, comprising:
acquiring image data;
splitting the image data into a low exposure image data set, a mid-exposure image data set, and a high exposure image data
set;

displaying an image using the low exposure image data set;
receiving eye-tracking information associated with the displayed image;
identifying a region of interest in the image using the eye tracking information;
enhancing the region of interest, wherein enhancing the region of interest includes substituting low exposure image data within
the region of interest using image data from the mid-exposure image data; and

displaying the enhanced region of interest adjacent to or superimposed on an unenhanced region in a displayed image such that
the displayed image in the region of interest has a higher mean exposure than the displayed image outside of the region of
interest.

US Pat. No. 9,446,859

SINGLE-STAGE, SEPARATED GAS-FLUID SHOCK ABSORBER SERVICING

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method for servicing a shock strut system comprising:
providing a shock strut comprising a cylinder, a piston, and a sealed fluid chamber, wherein the sealed fluid chamber comprises
a gas portion and a liquid portion;

determining a gas servicing temperature;
calculating a first servicing gas pressure based on the gas servicing temperature;
pressurizing the gas portion to the first servicing gas pressure; and
pumping a liquid into the liquid portion until a second servicing gas pressure is achieved in the gas portion.

US Pat. No. 9,328,809

BALLSCREW ASSEMBLY HAVING A LOW FRICTION SLEEVE

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A ballscrew assembly comprising:
ballnut comprising a first material;
a ballnut housing comprising a second material, wherein the first material and the second material are different materials;
and

a sleeve comprising a third material positioned between an exterior surface of the ballnut and an interior surface of the
ballnut housing,

wherein the sleeve is made from a deformable material configured to assist axial movement of the ballnut,
wherein at least one of a portion of the ballnut housing or an element coupled to the ballnut housing is configured to axially
secure the sleeve to the ballnut housing and restrict axial movement of the ballnut out of the ballnut housing.

US Pat. No. 9,187,179

SEAT PAN CLOSURE MECHANISM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A cabin attendant seat system comprising:
a housing;
a seat pivotally coupled to the housing;
a spring coupled between the housing and the seat configured to bias the seat to a stowed position; and
a retention device coupled to a side surface of the seat configured to engage a shaped housing, wherein the retention device
comprises a spring-loaded device and the shaped housing comprises a tapered ramp.

US Pat. No. 9,904,644

SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USING AN SPI CONTROLLER

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) management system for use within a computer system, the SPI management system comprising:
a processor;
a shared memory;
an SPI cluster including a plurality of SPI interfaces connected to one or more peripheral devices in a computer system, wherein
at least one SPI interface is connected to more than one peripheral device and wherein at least one peripheral device is connected
to more than one SPI interface; and

an SPI controller communicatively connected with the SPI cluster via an SPI cluster electrical interface and communicatively
connected with the processor via the shared memory, the SPI controller configured to run an initialization routine to initialize
and configure the plurality of SPI interfaces and to initialize and configure the one or more peripheral devices and wherein
the SPI controller is configured to manage communication between the processor and the one or more peripheral devices and
configured to dynamically adapt to timing skew caused by routing of signals between the processor and the one or more peripheral
devices by dynamically switching bit transfer modes.

US Pat. No. 9,850,103

HOIST CABLE OVERLOAD DETECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A hoist hook assembly, comprising:
a first plate;
a hook mechanically coupled to the first plate;
a second plate spaced a distance from and mechanically coupled to the first plate by a spring; and
a switch mechanically coupled to the plate and configured to translate into a triggered position in response to a predetermined
load on the hook,

wherein the switch comprises:
a pin disposed in an opening formed in the first plate with the pin having an untriggered position and a triggered position,
wherein the pin is configured to translate from the untriggered position into the triggered position in response to a displacement
of the first plate relative to the second plate;

a pin retention spring disposed in a cavity defined by the first plate; and
a pin retention head coupled to the pin retention spring and configured to rest in a first groove formed in the pin in response
to the pin being in the untriggered position.

US Pat. No. 9,732,818

AXIAL ENGAGEMENT-CONTROLLED VARIABLE DAMPER SYSTEMS AND METHODS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An axial engagement-controlled variable damper comprising:
a rotor assembly coupled to a rotor shaft and disposed about an axis of rotation;
a stator, coaxially aligned with, and disposed radially inward of, the rotor assembly; and
a flux sleeve, axially movable relative to the rotor assembly between at least a first position and a second position and
having a circumferential flange portion disposed radially inward of the rotor assembly and radially outward of the stator,
the flux sleeve being configured to alter magnetic coupling between the stator and the rotor assembly in response to being
moved axially, the axial-engagement controlled variable damper being configured to generate a first drag torque in response
to the flux sleeve being in the first position and a second drag torque in response to the flux sleeve being in the second
position.

US Pat. No. 9,651,181

HYDRAULIC HOSE GUIDE

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A hose guide comprising:
a straight section comprising a straight hose stage, a first hose fitting stage, a second hose fitting stage, a third hose
fitting stage, a fourth hose fitting stage, a fifth hose fitting stage, and a sixth hose fitting stage,

wherein the sixth fitting stage has a larger inner diameter than the straight hose stage adjacent thereto, the fifth fitting
stage has a larger inner diameter than the sixth fitting stage adjacent thereto, the fourth fitting stage has a larger inner
diameter than the fifth fitting stage adjacent thereto, the third fitting stage has a smaller inner diameter than the fourth
fitting stage adjacent thereto, the second fitting stage has a larger inner diameter than the third fitting stage adjacent
thereto, and the first fitting stage has a smaller inner diameter than the second fitting stage adjacent thereto; and

a bell section directly coupled to and axially aligned with the straight section, a cross-section of the bell section comprising
a curved inner profile extending for a full length of the bell section in an axial direction from the straight hose stage
to an opening of the bell section, wherein the straight hose stage is configured to prevent a hose from bending within the
straight hose stage, wherein the curved inner profile comprises a radius configured to prevent the hose from bending at a
radius less than a minimum bend radius of the hose.

US Pat. No. 9,682,786

ISOLATION SYSTEMS FOR IMAGE DATA GATHERING DEVICES

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An image gathering system, comprising:
an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) system;
an isolation system having at least one adaptive damper,
wherein the adaptive damper has vehicle and payload couplings, the payload coupling being connected to the ISR system,
wherein the adaptive damper comprises a variable damper with a first and second damping characteristics, the first damping
coefficient being associated with a first vehicle type, and the second damping coefficient being associated with a second
vehicle type; and

a controller operatively associated with the adaptive damper and configured to change a damping characteristic of the variable
damper from the first damping coefficient to the second damping coefficient based on an expected vibration signature of a
vehicle carrying the image gathering system for isolating the image gathering system from the vehicle carrying the image gathering
system.

US Pat. No. 9,593,964

METHOD OF SENSOR WIRE COUNT REDUCTION

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A method of sensor wire count reduction comprising:
receiving, from a sensor array comprising a first sensor, a second sensor, and third sensor, a first binary indication of
sensor state for the first sensor, a second binary indication of sensor state for the second sensor, and a third binary indication
of sensor state for the third sensor;

setting a first voltage in response to the first binary indication of sensor state for the first sensor and the second binary
indication of sensor state for the second sensor;

determining a first indication comprising whether the first voltage is within a first range;
determining a second indication comprising whether the first voltage is within a second range; and
determining a third indication comprising whether the first voltage is within a third range.

US Pat. No. 9,535,257

MULTIPLE COLLIMATOR UNIT

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A collimator unit comprising:
an on-axis collimator tube fixedly attached to at least two off-axis collimator tubes within a housing, wherein the off-axis
collimator tubes are angled relative to the on-axis collimator tube, wherein each collimator tube comprises:

a lens defining a focal point;
a light source; and
a target placed at the focal point,
and wherein each collimator tube is removable from the housing and is replaceable with a collimator tube having one of a different
focal length and a different wavelength.

US Pat. No. 9,316,412

HIGH CAPACITY WATER HEATER

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A high capacity water heater assembly comprising:
a vessel with an inlet and an outlet, wherein water is delivered to the vessel through the inlet;
a heating element attached to the vessel for heating the water delivered to the vessel;
a shuttle valve in fluid connection with the outlet of the vessel and in fluid connection with a cold water source, the shuttle
valve having a wax motor, a plunger, and a shuttle configured to vary an amount of water flowing through the outlet of the
vessel and an amount of water flowing from the cold water source by continually expanding and contracting the wax motor to
push the plunger to move the shuttle back and forth with a movement of the wax motor based upon a temperature of the water
flowing through the outlet of the vessel; and

a water temperature sensor attached to the vessel to communicate data used for powering on and off the heating element.

US Pat. No. 10,093,296

ELECTRICALLY ACTIVATED PARK AND EMERGENCY VALVE WITH ON-VALVE MANUAL ACTUATION FEATURE

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A park and emergency brake valve comprising:an electrical park valve configured to receive an electrical park signal and to allow hydraulic fluid to flow through a first electrically-controlled channel in response to the electrical park signal indicating a request to park;
a main valve configured to receive the hydraulic fluid from the first electrically-controlled channel and to allow the hydraulic fluid to flow to a braking actuator in response to receiving the hydraulic fluid from the first electrically-controlled channel;
an electrical emergency control valve configured to receive an emergency brake signal and to allow the hydraulic fluid to flow through a first control channel in response to the emergency brake signal indicating a request for emergency braking; and
an emergency enable valve configured to receive the hydraulic fluid from the first control channel of the electrical emergency control valve and to allow the hydraulic fluid to flow to the braking actuator in response to receiving the hydraulic fluid from the electrical emergency control valve.

US Pat. No. 10,088,850

BRAKE PRESSURE REDUCER VALVE WITH INPUT PRESSURE CHANGE COMPENSATION

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A pressure reducer valve for converting an input pressure to a desired output pressure that is less than the input pressure, the pressure reducer valve comprising:a first chamber having a first spring and a first volume for receiving an output fluid having an actual output pressure that equals the desired output pressure in response to the pressure reducer valve achieving equilibrium;
a second chamber having a second spring and a second volume for receiving a return fluid having a return pressure that is less than the desired output pressure and the input pressure of an input fluid; and
a main shaft exposed to the first spring and the output fluid from the first chamber and the second spring and the return fluid from the second chamber such that the main shaft may move relative to the first chamber and the second chamber based on forces applied by the first spring, the output fluid, the second spring, and the return fluid, wherein:
the main shaft further includes a first passageway configured to be in fluid communication with the input fluid and a second passageway configured to be in fluid communication with the return fluid,
the main shaft is configured to move relative to the first chamber and the second chamber to allow the first volume to receive at least a portion of the input fluid to increase the actual output pressure in response to the actual output pressure being less than the desired output pressure, and
the main shaft is configured to move relative to the first chamber and the second chamber to allow the second volume to receive at least a portion of the output fluid to decrease the actual output pressure in response to the actual output pressure being greater than the desired output pressure;
a third chamber having a third spring and a third volume for receiving the output fluid;
a piston at least partially positioned within the third chamber and subjected to the third spring and the output fluid such that the input fluid or the return fluid may flow into the first volume at a first rate in response to the actual output pressure being between a first output pressure threshold and a second output pressure threshold, and the input fluid or the return fluid may flow into the first volume at a second rate that is greater than the first rate in response to the actual output pressure being less than the first output pressure threshold or greater than the second output pressure threshold;
a ramping chamber having a ramping spring, a first ramping volume configured to receive the input fluid at a first flow rate, and a second ramping volume configured to receive the input fluid at a second flow rate that is greater than the first flow rate; and
a ramping shaft at least partially positioned within the ramping chamber, coupled to the second spring, and subjected to pressure from the first ramping volume, the second ramping volume, and the ramping spring such that the ramping shaft actuates the main shaft to reduce a rate of input fluid flow into the first volume in response to a predetermined increase of the input pressure.

US Pat. No. 10,071,565

PRINTED HEATING ELEMENT

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A heating element adapted to provide a power density of at least 400 watts per square meter, said heating element comprising:at least one printed track establishing an electrically conductive path free of polymer binders inside the path, wherein each printed track establishes a particle-free metal compound path, wherein the at least one printed track is capable of carrying a power density of at least 400 watts per square meter; and
a substrate, wherein the at least one printed track is printed directly on the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,995,354

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CLAMPING FORCE ESTIMATION IN ELECTROMECHANICAL BRAKE SYSTEMS

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An electromechanical brake system, comprising:an electromechanical actuator comprising a servo motor, a current control electronically coupled to the servo motor;
a resolver configured to detect an angular velocity and an angular position of the servo motor;
a converter configured to convert, by a processor, the angular velocity into a linear velocity and the angular position into a linear position; and
an intelligent observer configured to estimate, by a processor, a load force of the electromechanical actuator based on the linear position and the linear velocity.

US Pat. No. 9,950,786

AIRCRAFT AXLE INSERT TO MITIGATE VIBRATION

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A damper for an axle comprising:a solid body defined by a cylindrical outside diameter (OD) surface and an elliptical inner surface configured to be inserted into a bore of the axle, the elliptical inner surface defining a void concentric with the damper, the elliptical inner surface comprising a major axis and a minor axis, wherein a first length of the major axis is greater than a second length of the minor axis, wherein the damper is configured to rotate with the axle about a center axis.

US Pat. No. 9,863,442

COLLAPSIBLE/EXTENDABLE ASPIRATOR SYSTEM

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. An aspirator system comprising:
an air channel movable between a collapsed state and an extended state, said air channel comprising:
an aspirator body having a longitudinal axis,
an aspirator barrel in translating engagement with said aspirator body, and
a nozzle assembly disposed within said aspirator body, and configured to direct gas through said air channel; and
a pressure removable block, configured to seal said air channel in said collapsed state,
wherein said aspirator barrel is configured to extend from said aspirator body in response to a first pressure, said first
pressure created in response to gas directed through said air channel against said pressure removable block, and

wherein said pressure removable block is configured to unseal said air channel in response to a second pressure, said second
pressure created as gas is directed through said air channel against said pressure removable block, wherein said pressure
removable block is a rupturable seal configured to tear upon application of said second pressure and bonded at an opening
of said aspirator barrel.

US Pat. No. 9,718,447

THERMAL MANAGEMENT COMPOSITE HEAT SHIELD

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. An aircraft wheel heat shield, comprising:
a cylindrical first structure positioned to receive, in a radial direction, heat generated by a heat source comprising an
aircraft brake, the cylindrical first structure disposed coaxial to an aircraft wheel, wherein the first structure is in the
form of a cylinder; and

a cylindrical second structure disposed coaxially to the first structure and at least partially radially overlapping the cylindrical
first structure, thermally coupled to the cylindrical first structure, for conducting the heat in an axial direction to a
third structure, wherein the cylindrical second structure is in the form of a cylinder,

wherein the third structure comprises a heat dissipation apparatus,
wherein the cylindrical second structure comprises a carbon fiber structure configured with a thermal conductivity in the
axial direction greater than about 100 watts per meter-Kelvin,

where the heat dissipation apparatus comprises an array of fins, the array of fins configured such that longitudinal fins
overlap each other on an inner radial side and such that a plurality of radially aligned airflow openings are formed on an
outer radial side of each fin in the array of fins, wherein radially aligned airflow openings are prevented from being formed
on the inner radial side of each fin.

US Pat. No. 9,540,099

COMPLIANT LOWER BEARING WITH TAPERED OUTER DIAMETER

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A strut assembly, comprising:
a piston;
a bearing housing around the piston and comprising a groove and a tapered surface opposite the groove;
a bearing in the groove and proximate the piston; and
an outer cylinder around and in contact with the bearing housing, the tapered surface creating a gap between the bearing housing
and the outer cylinder.

US Pat. No. 9,476,546

CURVED AND CONFORMAL HIGH-PRESSURE VESSEL

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

8. A modular tank assembly, comprising:
a first mid tube having a convex geometry and defined by
a first inner wall,
a curved wall extending from the first inner wall,
a second inner wall extending from the curved wall, wherein the first inner wall is disposed at an acute angle relative to
the second inner wall, and

a short curved wall opposite the curved wall and extending from the second inner wall to the first inner wall; and
a second mid tube having a second convex geometry and defined at least partially by the first inner wall; wherein the second
mid tube further comprises a second curved wall that meets die curved wall of the first mid tube at a substantially 120° angle.

US Pat. No. 9,464,918

SENSOR WIRE COUNT REDUCTION SYSTEM

Goodrich Corporation, Ch...

1. A sensor wire count reduction system comprising:
a sensor apparatus comprising a sensor array and a sensor encoder wherein the sensor encoder is in electrical communication
with the sensor array;

a transmission cable in electrical communication with the sensor encoder and comprising a multi-level signal wire; and
a controller comprising a multi-level to binary decoder in electrical communication with the multi-level signal wire, wherein
the sensor encoder comprises a level setter comprising a voltage divider in electrical communication with the sensor array
and whereby different voltages are provided to the multi-level signal wire in response to the sensor array.

US Pat. No. 10,182,519

DETERMINISTIC EMI GRID LAYOUT FOR CONTROLLING OPTICAL DIFFRACTION

GOODRICH CORPORATION, Ch...

1. A method of shielding an object from an electromagnetic signal, comprising:forming a metallic coating characterized by a plurality of apertures aligned in a pattern that is defined by a deterministic relation, wherein distances between each of the plurality of apertures and an observation point in an associated image plane are uncorrelated and the pattern is formed as an Archimedes spiral of the plurality of apertures; and
placing the metallic coating between the object and the electromagnetic signal.