BELLEVUE, Wash., December 10, 2009 ― Esterline Corporation, (NYSE: ESL, www.esterline.com), a leading specialty manufacturer serving aerospace/defense markets, today reported fiscal 2009 fourth quarter and full-year results for the period ended October 30, 2009. Income from continuing operations for the quarter was $37.9 million, or $1.26 per diluted share, on sales of $394.7 million. Earnings include year-end tax adjustments resulting in a benefit of $.08 per share. Year-ago income from continuing operations was $41.4 million, or $1.38 per diluted share, on sales of $404.4 million. Including discontinued operations, fourth quarter fiscal 2009 net earnings were $34.5 million, or $1.15 per share, compared with $43.9 million, or $1.46 per share, last year.