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2012-06-21 10:20:19

SHELTON, Conn., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Week's Overhaul & Maintenance Magazine has presented its prestigious 2012 MRO of the Year Award for military center of excellence to Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS). SAS, which received the award at the recent MRO Americas Conference & Exhibition in Dallas, Texas, is the worldwide aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo:...

2012-06-21 06:20:15

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), the Northeast's premier executive helicopter service, has introduced the AAG Excalibur Card, a pre-paid flight card program that enables cardholders to pay only for occupied flight units in the company's Sikorsky S-76® executive helicopter fleet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "The AAG Excalibur Card is a breakthrough innovation for the traveling executive," said AAG...

2012-06-19 23:03:26

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released April 2012 and the YTD 2012 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop and helicopter markets. Utica, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2012 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released April 2012 and the YTD 2012 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop and helicopter markets. The Fleet For Sale percentages for all market sectors were down in the April...

2012-06-18 06:22:45

NEWARK, N.J., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HeliFlite(TM) is pleased to announce the expansion of its fleet with the addition of a Sikorsky S-76B helicopter. The HeliFlite fleet features a complement of five Bell 430 and two Sikorsky S-76B executive helicopters. HeliFlite only operates executive class twin-engine, dual pilot aircraft which accommodate 6-8 passengers. All aircraft are Category A certified and equipped with a Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS-1), Electronic...

2012-05-23 06:20:51

TROY, Ala., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft's Troy, Ala., facility announced today it has completed the structural modernization of its first S-61T(TM) airframe, which will now undergo completion at Carson Helicopters for eventual delivery to the U.S. State Department for diplomatic service in Afghanistan. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) The State Department signed an...

2012-05-09 02:21:02

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two unmanned K-MAX helicopters have delivered more than one million pounds in less than four months in support of the U.S. Marine Corps in Afghanistan and will remain in theater until September on a deployment extension. The aircraft, a joint effort by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Kaman Aerospace (NYSE: KAMN), is the first unmanned helicopter to deliver cargo and resupply troops in a combat zone. They have been keeping a steady pace of six missions...

2012-05-07 10:21:00

HARTFORD, Conn., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced the appointment of Mick Maurer as President of its Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. subsidiary, effective July 1. Maurer will report to UTC Chairman & Chief Executive Louis Chenevert, succeeding Jeffrey P. Pino, who will retire July 1. To ensure a seamless succession, Pino and Maurer will collaborate closely during the next two months, after which Pino will serve as a consultant to Sikorsky. Maurer...

2012-04-30 06:20:29

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), the east coast's premier executive helicopter company, has established helicopter operations at New Jersey's Teterboro Airport to provide convenient access to Manhattan from all metro airports. Travel time between Teterboro and Manhattan is less than 10 minutes aboard one of AAG's Sikorsky S-76(®) executive aircraft. Associated Aircraft Group is a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of...

2012-04-12 06:20:27

ATLANTA, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group (PAG) subsidiary Gardner Aviation Services (GAS), announces the completion of its 3rd Enstrom 480B Garmin G-500H installation and Avionics upgrade. The Rotorcraft Services Division (RSD) performed the upgrade for Denver, Colorado based Mountain One Helicopters. The RSD provides Helicopter-specific Avionics Upgrades/Installs, Airframe Maintenance, and MRO services at GAS' 35,000 square foot...

2012-04-11 06:21:38

RESTON, Va., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AgustaWestland North America, Inc. has delivered AW139 aircraft to the Egyptian Air Force via its contract with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) Contracting Center for Foreign Military Sales. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120411/PH85696-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120411/PH85696-b) "We're fully aware of the team it takes to put these aircraft into the hands of our international partners," said...