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2011-05-06 14:35:00

STRATFORD, Conn., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautics Association (NAA) Thursday night presented the prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy to Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. at a ceremony at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. The trophy, awarded annually to recognize the greatest achievements in aeronautics or astronautics in America, was presented to Sikorsky President Jeffrey P. Pino who accepted on behalf of the company's X2 Technology((TM)) demonstrator team and...

2011-05-04 07:08:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by A. James Clark School of Engineering: WHAT: In a step toward winning the Sikorsky Prize, a team of A. James Clark School of Engineering students will attempt for the first time to test-fly their human-powered helicopter, called Gamera. Gamera has a rotor at each of the four ends of its X-shaped frame, with the pilot's module suspended at the middle. Each crossbar of the frame is 60 feet...

2011-05-02 09:00:00

STRATFORD, Conn., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft, has completed wind tunnel testing of its active rotor system equipped with high authority flaps. The effort is jointly funded by Sikorsky and the U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD). Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "The...

2011-04-22 12:05:00

STRATFORD, Conn., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced that the Defense Industry Executive Committee (DIEC) has selected Sikorsky for a contract involving 109 derivative BLACK HAWK helicopters for multi-mission use by the Turkish Government. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) Sikorsky will finalize contract details with the Undersecretariat for Defense...

2011-04-19 08:51:00

WOODLAND, Wash., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifePort, Inc. announced today that it had been awarded an IDIQ contract by the Defense Logistics Agency permitting orders up to $45.5 million to provide Stanchion Litter Systems (SLS) through the Electronic Catalog (ECAT). ECAT is an online purchasing vehicle that allows any U.S. federal agency to purchase products directly. This contract represents the first time that LifePort products have been available for broad purchase by the U.S....

2011-04-13 10:45:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced the signing of an annually renewable contract providing in-country maintenance in support of the Colombian Army UH-60 BLACK HAWK fleet. Twenty-one Sikorsky-trained technicians will perform Phase Maintenance Inspections and 120 hour inspections at the Aviation Maintenance Base in Tolemaida to help ensure fleet mission readiness for combat operations. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the...

2011-04-05 08:00:00

MIELEC, Poland, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flight test operations at Sikorsky Aircraft's company in Poland, PZL Mielec, are fully operational and the company is preparing to deliver the first S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopters, Sikorsky Aircraft announced today. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/NE74859 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) Test Pilot Leszek Pawula, a well...

2011-04-01 00:14:18

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released February 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Utica, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released February 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. U.S. vs International Business Jets For Sale Chart A, listed on the right, shows the percentage of...

2011-03-28 11:00:00

HOUSTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CHC Helicopter and Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) today announced a united humanitarian and relief aid initiative, Partners in Relief for Japan, committing both helicopter services and monetary support for the people of Japan following the devastating Northeast Kanto earthquake and tsunami of March 11. The commitment by CHC and Bristow includes heavy- and medium-lift helicopters and crews that can be redeployed from across their global fleets to...

2011-03-25 15:15:00

HOUSTON, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, today announced today that the Company will be attending the Howard Weil 39th Annual Energy Conference to be held in New Orleans on March 28 - 31, 2011. William E. Chiles, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, March 29, at 2:30 p.m. Central time (3:30 p.m. Eastern time). In its presentation the Company...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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