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2011-07-06 10:45:00

RIO NEGRO, Colombia, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today that construction of a new UH-60 BLACK HAWK Helicopter Flight Simulator Training Center at the Colombian Air Force Base in Melgar is well under way and on schedule for completion this year. A premier training center for rotary wing aircraft, the facility will further improve the operational readiness of the Colombian Armed Services whose BLACK HAWK fleet ranks among the world's largest....

2011-06-22 10:00:00

PARIS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The S-76C++ helicopter is officially "sold out." Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), made the announcement at the Paris Air Show today. With a 30-year legacy of safety and reliability as its foundation, the S-76D(TM) helicopter is the next generation and continues to progress toward first customer deliveries in 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110622/NE24163 ) (Logo:...

2011-06-22 09:30:00

PARIS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today at the Paris Air Show that Colombia's UH-60 BLACK HAWK helicopter fleet has surpassed the 300,000 flight hour milestone. Colombia's Army, National Police, and Air Force combine to operate nearly 100 BLACK HAWK helicopters for a variety of missions including search and rescue, medical evacuation, disaster relief, anti-drug, and counter-insurgency operations. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp....

2011-06-22 08:45:00

PARIS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today the signing of a teaming agreement at the Paris Show with Rheinmetall Defence Electronics to provide long-term training and logistics support to the German armed forces should the Government of Germany select the MH148 CYCLONE((TM)) multi-mission helicopter for its naval rotorcraft needs. SAS is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

2011-06-21 10:39:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced today the signing of an agreement with RUAG Aviation to designate its Alpnach helicopter facility in Switzerland as an authorized Customer Service Center (CSC) to support the Sikorsky S-76® helicopter platform. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo:...

2011-06-21 06:00:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today an agreement to sell an S-92® and two S-76 C++(TM) helicopters to the Milestone Aviation Group, a global finance company that purchases and leases helicopters to high quality helicopter operators. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced the sale at the ongoing Paris Air Show. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) All three aircraft...

2011-06-21 05:30:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky's S-92® helicopter achieved an average availability rate of 96% for the offshore oil operators' fleet during the month of April, demonstrating a trend over the last few years that the aircraft are increasingly reliable for customers worldwide. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110621/NE23251 ) (Logo:...

2011-06-21 05:00:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the baseline delivery of six S-76C++(TM) helicopters to SonAir Servico Aereo S.A. (SonAir) for support of offshore oil operations in Angola. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110621/NE23249 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) SonAir has been flying Sikorsky products for more than 15 years. Currently, SonAir...

2011-06-21 04:00:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the contract to sell one S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopter to the state of Jalisco in Mexico. With the sale, Jalisco will become the first state in Mexico to acquire its own BLACK HAWK helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110621/NE23234 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) Jalisco is one of 31 states...

2011-06-21 03:00:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky has begun assembly of the CH-53K Helicopter Ground Test Vehicle (GTV) at Sikorsky's Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, marking progress toward the system validation test phase of the Heavy Lift Replacement Program. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110621/NE23226 ) (Logo:...


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