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2014-04-10 16:20:53

STRATFORD, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has successfully completed an initial series of tests required by the Naval Air Systems Command to verify the structural strength of the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. Conducted on a full-size non-flying airframe called the Static Test Article, the tests are part of a three-year program to validate that the largest helicopter ever designed and built by...

2014-03-27 12:20:50

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Columbia Helicopters is expanding its fleet of heavy lift, twin-rotor aircraft with the acquisition of five Boeing CH-47D helicopters, formerly operated by the US Army. The helicopters, originally manufactured in the early 1970s as CH-47C models, but upgraded in 1988 to the D-model configuration, will join the operator's fleet of six Columbia Model 234 Chinooks, and 14 Columbia Vertol 107-II. According to Todd Petersen, the...

2014-03-26 12:21:09

NOWRA, New South Wales, Australia, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maritime Helicopter Support Company (MHSCo) -- a Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin joint venture company -- today broke ground to build the maintenance and warehouse facilities that will provide Through Life Support logistics services for the Royal Australian Navy's new fleet of 24 MH-60R SEAHAWK(®) helicopters. Once completed in early 2015, the two buildings, totaling more than 11,400 square meters (120,000 square...

2014-03-20 12:30:39

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The Global Military Rotorcraft Market 2013-2023 - Country Analysis: Market Profile SynopsisThis report offers detailed analysis of the global Military Rotorcraft market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key technological and market trends in the Military Rotorcraft market. Summary"The Global Military...

2014-03-10 20:21:38

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Analysis of the U.S. DoD and Civil Helicopter MarketsThe Civil Market Flourishes as the Defense Market Suffers from Budget PressuresAs the DoD's discretionary spending continues to decrease, upgrading and/or remanufacturing helicopters has gained favour over developing entirely new rotorcraft systems. However, a modest global economic recovery following the great recession and a limited...

2014-03-04 16:20:37

STRATFORD, Conn., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has signed agreements with the Turkish government and key Turkish aerospace contractors that license Turkey's aerospace industry to manufacture 109 T-70 helicopters (Turkish variants of Sikorsky's S-70i(TM) International BLACK HAWK helicopter) for operation by the Turkish Government, and to assemble 109 S-70i(TM) helicopters for Sikorsky....

2014-02-27 23:25:33

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that it has joined a team of leading industry partners in aviation sustainment, training and operations to offer innovative solutions for the Saudi Arabia Ministry of National Guard’s (MNG) Integrated Maintenance Support Services (IMSS) contract. Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced that it has joined a team of leading industry partners in aviation sustainment, training and operations to offer...

2014-02-27 08:21:44

LONDON and DUBLIN, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Further aircraft commitments expected in Q1 - Lease Corporation International (LCI), the aviation leasing arm of the Libra Group, has this week unveiled commitments for up to 39 new helicopters worth around US$925 million and with further 2014 pipeline orders up to a total value approaching US$1 billion. The lessor's helicopter division has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for up...

2014-02-26 16:21:14

LONDON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Global Military Rotorcraft Market 2013-2023 Product Synopsis This report is the result of SDI's extensive market and company research covering the global rotorcraft industry. It provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast global industry values, factors influencing demand, the challenges faced by industry participants, analysis of the leading companies in the...

2014-02-25 16:20:45

Milestone's S-92 Order Book Now at 37 Units Valued at More Than US$ 1.2 Billion ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced today at Helicopter Association International's Heli-Expo that Milestone has increased its S-92 order book by eight units. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo:...