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2014-04-14 12:21:46

SHANGHAI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has issued a validation type certificate for the S-76D(TM) aircraft, allowing Sikorsky to begin delivering the commercial helicopter to customers in China. The announcement was made at the 2014 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

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...

2014-03-04 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....

2014-02-26 16:21:33

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft's Matrix(TM) Technology autonomy research program has progressed to the second phase of flight test activities with the installation of advanced sensors that will allow the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft (SARA) to conduct real-time perception work. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/NE70057 SARA - an S-76(®) commercial helicopter...

2014-02-24 16:20:08

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced its first graduating class from the Sikorsky Training Academy (STA). A team of Brunei pilots and maintainers recently completed in-depth flight and maintenance training in Stuart, Fla. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO "We have taken the concept of single-source training and created a new paradigm with the...

2014-02-20 12:20:54

Providing Aftermarket Support Services to Fixed Wing T34, T44 & T6 Fleet STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the award of a maintenance and support services contract for more than 360 aircraft operated by the Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA). Valued at an estimated $110 million, the work is expected to be completed in October 2014. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

2014-02-19 12:21:55

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Pratt & Whitney, and United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced their sponsorship of the Patriots' Outpost at the PGA Tour Honda Classic Feb. 24 - March 2, 2014, at the PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky are operating units of United Technologies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The 7,000-square-foot...

2014-02-10 16:21:22

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has powered up the engines and spun the rotor head on the first prototype CH-53K heavy lift helicopter -- designated the Ground Test Vehicle (GTV). The January 24 event continues the "Bare Head Light Off" phase of testing -- so named because it was conducted without rotor blades -- that began under auxiliary power in December with safety-of-flight test pilots...

2014-01-06 12:21:18

U.S. Department of State Already Under Contract for 13 Aircraft SHELTON, Conn., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the successful maiden test flight of the modernized S-61T(TM) helicopter with an integrated glass cockpit and enhanced performance capabilities. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140106/NE40848)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO)...

2014-01-06 08:21:23

COATESVILLE, Pa., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it delivered its first fully configured S-76D(TM) helicopter, the latest in the long and highly successful Sikorsky S-76(® )commercial aircraft family, to the Bristow Group Inc. in December. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140106/NE40141-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140106/NE40141-b) (Logo:...