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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:...

2014-01-29 12:21:49

LONDON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Airborne ISR Market 2013-2023 Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Platforms & Technologies for Information Superiority Report Details Airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) has become a critical factor in the conduct of military or security operations. Although related programmes must contend with the reality of defence spending cuts in the...

2013-11-13 16:20:55

BOOTHVILLE, La. and HOUMA, La., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and PHI Inc. announced today the completion of the first operational flights of the new "Rig Approach" system, a first of its kind functionality on the S-92(®) helicopter that provides helicopter operators with an automated approach to offshore rigs and platforms. The flights occurred yesterday. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131113/NE16687) Earlier this year, two FAA...

2013-10-31 16:20:38

Team's achievements celebrated at event attended by officials from Sikorsky, United Technologies Corporation, AHS International COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Maryland students from Team Gamera have unofficially set a world record of 97 seconds for the duration of a human powered helicopter flight. The announcement came at an event on Saturday, October 26 celebrating the team's accomplishments, which was attended by senior officials from...

2013-08-22 16:21:13

MIELEC, Poland, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the U.S. have certified the M28(®) fixed-wing aircraft for flight in known icing conditions. The M28 is produced by the PZL Mielec company, a business unit of Sikorsky Aircraft, which is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) M28 aircraft produced with the icing...

2013-02-18 20:20:16

SHELTON, Conn., Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced plans to equip Sikorsky's modernized S-61T(TM) helicopter with a suite of advanced avionics provided by S-TEC Corporation/Cobham Commercial Systems (Cobham) of Mineral Wells, Texas. In early 2010, the U.S. Department of State entered into an IDIQ (indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity) agreement to purchase up to 110 modernized S-61 helicopters for passengers and cargo transport missions...

2012-08-09 06:22:43

49.9-Second Flight Submitted for World Record Approval COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautic Association has certified the June 21, 2012, flight of Gamera II at 49.9 seconds, a new national record for human-powered helicopter flight duration, and submitted flight information to the Federation Aeronautique Internationale for approval as a world record. Gamera II was designed, built and piloted by students at the A. James Clark School of...

2012-07-08 22:20:29

LONDON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW-- Sikorsky today announced that the Royal Thai Army has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to acquire two UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopters through the United States Government's Foreign Military Sales channel. Upon delivery, Thailand will become the first member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to fly the very latest version of the BLACK HAWK helicopter operated by the U.S. Army. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of...

2012-02-14 08:04:00

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Export Corporation, a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has opened a business office in Mexico City. The office will provide sales and logistics support to the growing number of BLACK HAWK aircraft operated by the Mexican armed forces. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) Among those attending a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the office opening were...

2012-02-13 22:30:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced a contract with the Korea Coast Guard for one S-92® helicopter for operation with their Multi-Purpose Helicopter Program. The aircraft will become the newest addition to the growing worldwide fleet of S-92 search and rescue and multi-mission helicopters. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO )...