Goodrich has reported a net income of $195m for Q1 of 2011, compared with the profit of $111m it reported during the first quarter of 2010.

The firm’s 2011 first quarter sales grew 12% to $1.89bn compared with the $1.69bn it reported during the same period last year.

Sales of large commercial airplane original equipment increased by 6%, while regional, business and general aviation equipment sales increased by 55%.

In addition, sales of defence and space equipment, and aftermarket products and services increased by 10%.

Goodrich chairman, president and chief executive officer Marshall Larsen said that the firm saw excellent growth in all of its major market channels and that is expected to continue through the balance of 2011.