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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011-03-07 12:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

2011-03-07 10:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

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.

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.

2011-03-06 12:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.