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2014-07-14 08:21:02

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of the first S-76D(TM) aircraft equipped for search-and-rescue (SAR) services. The aircraft was delivered to Mitsubishi Corporation for use by the Japan Coast Guard. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

2014-07-02 12:21:29

NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Aircraft Group (AAG(®)), the East Coast's premier executive helicopter service, has announced the addition of its fifth Sikorsky S-76(®) helicopter to its fleet of managed aircraft. The addition of this helicopter increases the total AAG fleet to nine aircraft throughout the Northeast. AAG has the largest fleet of Sikorsky S-76(®) aircraft available for charter and fractional ownership in the Northeast. The latest S-76(®)...

2014-06-26 16:21:11

STRATFORD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK model for the Air Force's rescue mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO The award of an estimated $1.28 billion Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract...

2014-06-20 08:20:10

DUBLIN, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lb9j72/global_helicopter) has announced the addition of the "Global Helicopter Market 2014-2018: Key vendors are AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter Textron, Eurocopter, Russian Helicopters, JSC, Sikorsky Aircraft" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 High-altitude helicopters are mainly used for flying above 15,000 feet from sea level. Currently, the...

2014-06-18 20:20:19

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today issued the following statement regarding the Canadian Maritime Helicopter Program. STRATFORD, Conn., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. welcomed the signing of a contract amendment today with the government of Canada to bring the Canadian Maritime Helicopter Program to completion and accelerate the CH148 Cyclone helicopter's entry into operational service. The amended contract enables Canada's Department of National Defence to take...

2014-06-16 12:21:01

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has turned on electrical power for the first time to the S-97 RAIDER(TM) prototype helicopter, signaling successful installation of the avionics system and a major step toward completing the assembly of the new - and first - light tactical rotorcraft featuring X2 Technology(TM). Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

2014-05-28 12:22:03

GATINEAU, QC, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (A12P0008) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that the ingestion of soft ice into the engine led to a complete loss of power and the crash after takeoff of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) helicopter near Cultus Lake, British Columbia. The pilot was fatally injured. On 17 January 2012, the RCMP helicopter, a Eurocopter AS 350 B3 involved in a training exercise, landed...

2014-05-13 12:22:23

STRATFORD, Conn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has won a significant demonstration project with the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) of Carnegie Mellon University to demonstrate an autonomous delivery of an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) by an Optionally Piloted Black Hawk helicopter enabled with Matrix(TM) Technology. The UGV will subsequently execute a mission to investigate a potentially contaminated area, while keeping human...

2014-05-13 12:22:21

ORLANDO, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft announced today from the AUVSI Unmanned Systems conference that it will develop its first product to feature Matrix(TM) Technology, by converting a retired UH-60A BLACK HAWK helicopter into an optionally piloted variant capable of a wide spectrum of missions. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO With the autonomous BLACK HAWK,...

2014-05-07 20:20:46

STRATFORD, Conn., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been selected to build the next fleet of Marine One helicopters for the Office of the President. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85603 With the selection comes a $1.24 billion Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract to modify, test and deliver six FAA-certified S-92(®) helicopters and two trainer...


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