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2011-03-06 10:50:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HELI-EXPO -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced the launch of its new LUH HELOTRAC 2X(TM) software system supporting the U.S. Army's UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) program. The user friendly, Web-based system records, manages and reports essential information presenting data in an easily accessible and highly visible dashboard. SAS is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United...

2011-03-06 10:30:00

. ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HELI-EXPO -- Helicopter Support, Inc. (HSI), a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company, announced today during the Heli-Expo industry show in Orlando that the company's Services Division has won the FAA Diamond Certificate of Excellence award for the fifth consecutive year. This coveted award is given to employers with 100 percent employee participation in an FAA-approved aviation maintenance training program. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the...

2011-03-06 00:02:30

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released January 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Utica, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 04, 2011 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released January 2011 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets. Business Jet Delivery Cycles"”2000 to 2010 View As illustrated in Chart A to the right, the...

2011-03-03 17:20:00

CANTON, Ohio, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) continues to expand its capabilities to serve the total lifecycle of overhaul and replacement parts for the aviation industry with 28 new FAA-certified replacement parts for a variety of helicopter drivetrain and engine platforms. Timken now offers more than 1,600 FAA-certified replacement parts overall - some of which the company will display at its 2011 Heli-Expo exhibit #1306, March 6-7, 2011 in Orlando, Fla....

2011-03-01 16:55:00

AVALON, Australia, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Bristow Helicopters Australia, an affiliated company of Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), today announced a partnership to offer a complete training solution to the Australian Defence Force for its Project Air 9000 Phase 7 Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) requirement. The HATS program will provide a rotary-wing training capability for Royal Australian Navy and Australian Army aircrews. Lockheed Martin...

2011-02-18 11:24:00

LONDON, February 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Defence IQ confirms representatives from the German Army, US Air Force and UK Royal Navy as speakers at the International Military Helicopter conference, taking place 11th-13th May 2011 at the Olympia Conference Centre, London. Dedicated to the military helicopter community, this conference is scheduled to address the current capabilities and future requirements of participating nations, at a time when many members of the rotary wing industry...

2011-02-17 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AgustaWestland North America, Inc. today introduced its AW139M military helicopter for the U.S. military market. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/PH49866 ) AgustaWestland customized the military version of the multi-role, off-the-shelf AW139 medium-twin helicopter, integrated with proven U.S. military technology for the U.S. Air Force's Common Vertical Lift Support Program. The AW139M is being featured at the AFA Air...

2011-02-07 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, today announced that the Company will be presenting at the 2011 Credit Suisse Energy Summit to be held in Vail, Colorado on February 7 - 11, 2011. William E. Chiles, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bristow Group, is scheduled to present on Thursday, February 10, at 8:45 a.m. Mountain Time (10:45 a.m. Eastern Time). A live broadcast of...

2011-02-02 09:30:00

BEEVILLE, Texas, Feb. 2, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today delivered the second UH-60 aircraft that has undergone "A-A" to "L" recapitalization for use by the U.S. Customs & Border Protection Agency (CBP). Distinguished as the fifth helicopter off the original BLACK HAWK helicopter production line, this fully upgraded UH-60L model will execute national security missions mandated by the CBP. Nicknamed "718" from the last three digits of its identification...

2011-02-02 06:50:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alakai Technologies (http://www.alakai1.com) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of Alakai's digital Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) systems and wireless Internet units on Eurocopter AS350 and EC130 helicopters. The AS350 and its derivatives, with over 4,000 helicopters sold, are used by police, forest service, oil exploration, flight-seeing and emergency medical...