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2012-02-12 17:11:00

DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that Milestone Aviation Group, a global finance company that buys and leases helicopters to operators worldwide, has signed a contract to purchase three S-92® helicopters. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced the purchase at HELI-EXPO®, the world's largest tradeshow dedicated to the international helicopter community. (Photo:...

2012-02-12 12:00:00

DUBLIN, Feb. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation division of global conglomerate the Libra Group, and AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, have signed an agreement covering the purchase of a fleet of AW139, AW169 and AW189 helicopters for a new division being set up by the lessor. The related contract, which also includes options, is valued in excess of US$400 million. Building on its successful growth in the narrow and wide-body fixed-wing leasing...

2012-02-12 10:27:00

DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mexican helicopter service provider ASESA (Aeroservicios Especializados, S.A. de C.V.) to jointly explore assembly and service opportunities in support of BLACK HAWK helicopters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "The MOU marks another step in our commitment to support BLACK HAWK...

2012-02-12 10:03:00

DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today announced at Heli-Expo that Brazilian helicopter operator Lider Aviacao has signed a contract to buy three Sikorsky S-92(®) helicopters. Lider will operate the aircraft predominantly to serve the growing Petrobras demand for large rotorcraft capable of transporting workers to offshore oil and gas platforms. (Logo:...

2012-02-12 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industries, subsidiary Precision Accessories & Instruments (PAI) has been approved as an Authorized Repair Center (ARC) for the Eurocopter Group. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110921/CL72507LOGO ) Under an agreement with American Eurocopter Corporation (AEC), PAI is authorized to...

2012-02-12 09:03:00

DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HELI-EXPO -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced the launch of its new HELOTRAC 2X software system supporting Sikorsky's commercial rotary platforms. Offering advanced features over Sikorsky's legacy HELOTRAC RL® system, this new web-based program records, manages and reports essential information for enhanced fleet management operations. SAS is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United...

2012-02-11 08:00:00

Onboard Systems unveiled its new SPIDER Multi-hook Carousel for helicopter external load operations at the Heli-Expo show in Dallas, Texas. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) February 11, 2012 Onboard Systems, a leading provider of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment, unveiled the production version of its new SPIDER multi-hook carousel for external load operations at the Heli-Expo Show in Dallas, Texas. The SPIDER Carousel can be configured with four, six or eight carousel hooks as needed for...

2012-02-09 09:30:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based Precision Aviation Group (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industries, announces the launch of the Rotorcraft Services Division at its subsidiary Gardner Aviation Services (GAS). This Division will provide Helicopter-specific Avionics Upgrades/Installs, Airframe Maintenance, and MRO services at GAS' 35,000 square foot facilities located at the Atlanta Regional Airport...

2012-02-08 08:11:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), a leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that The Department for Transport in the U.K. has awarded Bristow Helicopters Ltd. the contract to provide Search and Rescue (SAR) services in the North of Scotland. Bristow Helicopters Ltd. will provide SAR services starting July 2013, using four Sikorsky S-92 helicopters based in the Scottish bases of Stornoway and Sumburgh....

2012-02-07 15:05:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), the leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, today announced that it will be presenting at the 2012 Credit Suisse Energy Summit to be held in Vail, Colorado on February 6 - 10, 2012. Management is scheduled to present on Wednesday, February 8, at 9:25 a.m. Mountain Time (11:25 a.m. Eastern Time). A live broadcast of the presentation and the accompanying slides will be available in the...