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2012-02-02 22:28:00

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the month of February, HeliFlite is offering a "Half HeliCard(TM)" (12.5 hours) as an introduction to the 25-hour HeliCard(TM) program. This is an outstanding opportunity for customers to enjoy significant, year round savings, while having guaranteed access to HeliFlite's award winning helicopter service. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120202/NY47093 ) At HeliFlite, HeliCard(TM) sales have grown dramatically as customers...

2012-01-24 10:00:00

SHELTON, Conn., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Danish Aerotech A/S to discuss the possibility of establishing a maritime helicopter logistic support capability in Denmark should the Danish Government acquire MH-60R Seahawk® helicopters for the Royal Danish Navy. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:...

2012-01-12 13:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) will participate as a member of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation's S-97 RAIDER(TM) helicopter supplier team that is building a next-generation helicopter for evaluation by the U.S. military in 2014. Proven Goodrich technology for the S-97 RAIDER aircraft includes high speed flexible couplings and an advanced tail propulser drive shaft system; a SmartProbe(TM) air data system; and a lightweight efficient LED...

2012-01-12 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has selected 35 companies to join its team assembling two prototype S-97 RAIDER(TM) helicopters for evaluation by the U.S. military. Self-funded by Sikorsky and its team members, the RAIDER program will demonstrate the military applications of Sikorsky's break-through X2(TM) rotorcraft design, which proved its capability in 2010 to double the cruise speed of conventional...

2011-12-21 15:12:00

COATESVILLE, Pa., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has completed production of an S-92® helicopter for operation by CHC Helicopter on behalf of the Irish Coast Guard. Equipped for dedicated search and rescue (SAR) operations, the helicopter will provide coverage for deep Atlantic Ocean missions, service Ireland's offshore islands, and provide rescue cover from Cork to Galway on the country's...

2011-12-16 08:55:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thales TopDeck® avionics suite to be installed in Sikorsky's new S-76D(TM) helicopter will offer new "click to fly" ability based on a concept that has never been installed on a helicopter before: the Icube-S concept of Intuitivity, Interactivity, Integration and Safety. The S-76D helicopter is the newest model in the popular S-76® helicopter series manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a...

2011-12-13 11:34:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky has achieved another significant milestone in its S-76D(TM) helicopter program as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently certified the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210S engines that will be installed in Sikorsky's new S-76D(TM) helicopter. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111213/NE21931 ) (Logo:...

2011-12-07 18:14:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Langkawi International Maritime and Air Show, Malaysia -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has formally signed a contract with the Brunei Ministry of Defence to provide 12 S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopters with associated spare parts, training and ground support equipment. The contact contains an option for 10 additional aircraft. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111207/NE19276 ) (Logo:...

2011-12-06 15:40:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotorcraft Services Group (RSG), an industry leader in helicopter and aircraft completions for 37 years, recently delivered a Eurocopter AS350B3 "VIP Air Tour" to Gateway Canyons Air Tours of Grand Junction, Colorado. RSG worked closely with the General Manager of Gateway Canyons, Deanna Strand, to configure an elegant VIP tour and transport helicopter for the Colorado skyline. Gateway Canyons Air Tours provides aerial tour and...

2011-12-05 16:46:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and By Kids For Kids Co., an organization that inspires kids to be successful inventors, today awarded a California teenager the Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award for envisioning a small unmanned helicopter that could carry critical relief supplies and electrical power to the scene of a natural disaster or other catastrophic event. (Logo:...