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2011-03-16 00:00:28

Onboard Systems introduced its new cargo hook suspension system for the AgustaWestland A109/119 aircraft at the Heli-Expo show in Orlando, Florida. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, introduced its new cargo hook suspension system for the AgustaWestland A109/119 helicopter models at the Heli-Expo Convention in Orlando, Florida. The new A109/119 system is pending FAA approval and is expected to be available...

2011-03-15 16:37:00

STRATFORD, Conn., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. X2 Technology(TM) demonstrator team has been named the winner of the 2010 Robert J. Collier Trophy, awarded annually to recognize the greatest achievements in aeronautics or astronautics in America. It is the 100th Collier Trophy to be awarded since the inception of the prize. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/NE65870 ) (Logo:...

2011-03-08 16:07:00

WINNIPEG, March 8 /PRNewswire/ - Magellan Aerospace announced today a new agreement with Bell Helicopter for a Wire Strike Protection System (WSPS®) kit development. The helicopter to be fitted with WSPS will be the Bell UH-1Y. The design and production of the WSPS will be carried out at Magellan's Bristol Aerospace operating division in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for delivery of the prototype kits in 2011. Bristol is the global expert for this unique system, offering a...

2011-03-08 09:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sergei Sikorsky, son of aerospace pioneer and Sikorsky Aircraft founder Igor Sikorsky, was inducted as an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Helicopter Association International (HAI) by its Board of Directors at the Heli-Expo industry show this week in Orlando. The honor was bestowed March 7 at the HAI "Salute to Excellence Dinner." Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo:...

2011-03-07 12:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today the expansion of the S-92A® helicopter's operating envelope with approval by the Federal Aviation Administration to execute Category A vertical takeoffs and landings from ground-level helipads. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced the new certification at the Heli-Expo industry show in Orlando. (Logo:...

2011-03-07 12:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced at the Heli-Expo trade show today that the Federal Aviation Administration has approved an advanced and highly integrated, all-weather operating system that enhances the S-92® helicopter's already proven search and rescue (SAR) capabilities. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The approval follows...

2011-03-07 10:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has added 21 new capabilities to the S-92® medium lift helicopter encompassing navigational, communications and airframe improvements, the company reported during the Heli-Expo industry show. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "These new capabilities are enabling our customers to respond to operational demands in...

2011-03-07 09:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft's newest commercial rotorcraft, the S-76D(TM) helicopter, continues to progress steadily toward FAA certification this year, having performed more than 225 test flights and meeting performance, reliability and pilot workload expectations, the company announced today at the Heli-Expo industry show in Orlando. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo:...

2011-03-06 14:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and SonAir Servico Aereo, S.A. (SonAir) today announced the signing of a contract for six S-76C++(TM) helicopters in a ceremony held at Heli-Expo. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) SonAir has been flying Sikorsky products for more than 15 years in support of offshore oil operations in Angola. Currently, SonAir operates...

2011-03-06 12:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Milestone Aviation Group Limited jointly announced for the first time today the scheduled deliveries of five Sikorsky S-76C++(TM) helicopters to Milestone in the second half of 2011 under a firm order contract signed last December. Milestone, the first global finance company focused exclusively on the helicopter and private jet markets, will offer these aircraft for lease to high-quality operators around the world....


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