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2011-10-10 12:30:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA -- Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) announced today it is accepting deposits for the Sikorsky S-76D(TM) helicopter in Sikorsky Shares, the Sikorsky fractional ownership program. The S-76D helicopter is a highly advanced and much anticipated new model for executive transport and other missions. AAG is a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., which is part of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo:...

2011-10-10 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AUSA -- LifePort, Inc. announced today it has been awarded a commercial Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to equip the Bell 407 helicopter with lightweight Ballistic Protection System (BPS). This is LifePort's first STC approval for a BPS in a civil utility helicopter. LifePort is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company -- the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo:...

2011-10-05 12:07:00

OWEGO, N.Y., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Marine Corps will deploy the Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and Kaman [NASDAQ-GS: KAMN] unmanned K-MAX® to Afghanistan next month. The decision follows the successful completion of a five-day Quick Reaction Assessment for the U.S. Navy's Cargo Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program. A formal report, released last week by Commander Operational Test and Evaluation Force, confirmed that the unmanned K-MAX exceeded the Navy and...

2011-10-04 06:01:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HeliFlite announces 24/7 airport helicopter transfer services. Airport transfers are available to and from private area airports: Teterboro (TEB) and White Plains (HPN) as well as international hubs such as Newark (EWR), John F. Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA). The flight time into any of the 3 New York City heliports is under 15 minutes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/NY79246 ) HeliFlite operates within a 250-mile...

2011-10-03 10:15:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Bredenbeck, the pilot who flew the revolutionary X2 Technology(TM) demonstrator last year to an unofficial speed record for conventional helicopters, has been recognized by the Society of Experimental Test Pilots (SETP) with the Iven C. Kincheloe Award for the year's outstanding professional accomplishment in the conduct of flight testing, Sikorsky Aircraft announced today. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp....

2011-09-30 14:27:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has delivered an S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter to Jalisco, the first state government in Mexico to acquire the newest variant of the world's most employed military utility aircraft. Jalisco state police will deploy the aircraft for general law enforcement with initial aircraft operation anticipated during October's XVI Pan American Games. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). (Photo:...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

RESTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AgustaWestland North America, Inc. proudly enters the Air Force Association's 2011 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition firmly committed to the U.S. Air Force with the right helicopters for the mission and the right talent for the job. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110217/PH49866 ) AW139M: More helicopter for the dollar AgustaWestland customized its multi-role AW139 medium-twin helicopter, creating the advanced...

2011-09-16 14:48:00

TIANJIN, China, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and China Southern Airlines' Zhuhai Helicopter Branch company held a signing ceremony today at the first China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin for the purchase of two Sikorsky S-92® and one S-76® offshore utility helicopters by Zhuhai Helicopter. The new acquisitions are aimed at supporting the ever-expanding offshore oil operations in the South China Sea by Zhuhai's customers....

2011-09-09 14:31:00

COATESVILLE, Pa., Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today launched a "Legacy of Heroes" demonstration tour by its S-92® helicopter, commencing a multi-country visit from its Sikorsky Global Helicopters facility that will recognize first responders to natural disasters and other humanitarian emergencies around the globe while promoting the company's family of products including the H-92(TM) helicopter, the military version of the company's commercial...

2011-09-08 10:51:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enhanced performance, more power, and a "Grand Canyon" standard of quiet that delivers substantially reduced external noise are all proving to be the new standard in the S-76D(TM) helicopter as the program introduces its third prototype into testing , Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. said today. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110908/NE64871 ) (Logo:...