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2012-02-14 19:30:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) with the Brunei Ministry of Defence as part of Sikorsky's recent overarching sales contract to provide 12 S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopters to the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAF). This five-year agreement will support the S-70i aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2013, and the RBAF's current BLACK HAWK fleet. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS)...

2012-02-14 15:44:00

DFW AIRPORT, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Composite Technology Inc. (CTI), a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company based at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, today opened one of the world's most powerful structures to dynamically balance helicopter main rotor blades. Designed by Sikorsky to test main rotor blades that rotate either clockwise or counterclockwise, the bi-directional whirl tower will enable helicopter operators and manufacturers to rebalance their rotor blades in...

2012-02-14 13:44:00

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has received an order for one S-76D(TM) helicopter from Swiss-based Air Engiadina. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120214/NE53002) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) "We thank Air Engiadina for their confidence in Sikorsky Aircraft products," said Alex Sharp, Sikorsky European Regional Sales Manager. "The S-76D helicopter will bring...

2012-02-14 08:04:00

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Export Corporation, a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has opened a business office in Mexico City. The office will provide sales and logistics support to the growing number of BLACK HAWK aircraft operated by the Mexican armed forces. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) Among those attending a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the office opening were...

2012-02-13 23:00:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Composite Technology, Inc. (CTI), a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company, today announced new capabilities to support Sikorsky's S-76® and S-92® helicopter rotor blade repair and maintenance through its venture in Singapore: Composite Technology International Pte. Ltd (CTIS). CTIS is a venture among CTI, Eurocopter South East Asia and Singapore Technologies Aerospace Engineering. The facility will offer main and...

2012-02-13 22:30:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced a contract with the Korea Coast Guard for one S-92® helicopter for operation with their Multi-Purpose Helicopter Program. The aircraft will become the newest addition to the growing worldwide fleet of S-92 search and rescue and multi-mission helicopters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO )...

2012-02-13 22:00:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky plans to establish an office in Malaysia, taking the first step toward expanding its industry presence in Southeast Asia. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "Malaysia is centrally located in ASEAN (Association of SouthEast Asia Nations), with one of the strongest aerospace markets in region. Opening an office in Malaysia...

2012-02-13 15:38:00

DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft today announced that Bond Aviation Group, the British helicopter operator and subsidiary company of the World Helicopters Group, has signed a contract to buy 16 S-92® helicopters. The purchase is the largest one-time acquisition of S-92 aircraft ever received by Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120213/NE52707)(Logo:...

2012-02-13 09:02:00

DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today recognized Helijet International as operator of the world's highest airtime Sikorsky S-76(®) airframe -- an S-76A helicopter (serial number 760074) with 37,025 flight hours. Vancouver-based Helijet operates North America's largest scheduled helicopter service. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120213/NE52064 ) (Logo:...

2012-02-12 21:00:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.'s S-92® "Legacy of Heroes" (LOH) demonstration helicopter will be shown on static display at the Singapore Air Show beginning Feb. 14. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120212/NE50603)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) The tour's stop in Singapore follows a series of successful visits in Malaysia...