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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:...

2014-02-10 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...

2013-11-22 12:23:06

STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that CHC Helicopter has signed a multi-year contract to purchase nine S-92(®) helicopters, with options to acquire up to 15 more, for use in transporting offshore oil workers and for possible search and rescue operations. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) CHC, based in Vancouver, British Columbia,...

2013-11-17 00:20:10

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DUBAI AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it recently delivered the second of two VIP S-92® helicopters to the Turkish National Police (TNP) for service to the Turkish Prime Ministry, as part of a contract signed in 2011. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), delivered the first aircraft in May 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The new...

2013-10-31 16:20:44

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft has successfully completed the initial phase of testing for the first-ever main and tail rotor blades manufactured for the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K heavy lift helicopter program. Designed specially to help meet the Marine Corps requirement to lift the aircraft's maximum gross weight of 88,000 pounds, the all-composite blades are the largest and most technologically advanced ever produced by Sikorsky, a subsidiary of...

2013-09-11 08:20:19

Contracts expected to generate up to $850 million in revenue HOUSTON, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), a leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that it has secured several new multi-year oil and gas contracts for the provision of a total of 12 large and three medium helicopters that are expected to generate up to $850 million in revenue. Six of the 12 large helicopters are new Sikorsky S-92s. In Europe, Bristow...

2013-09-06 12:20:49

TIANJIN, China, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China Helicopter Exposition -- Sikorsky Aircraft today announced that Yunnan Jingchen Group has signed a contract to purchase an S-92(®) helicopter for use in transporting corporate and government VIPs. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) Yunnan Jingchen Group recently received Chinese government approval to establish a general aviation...

2013-06-18 04:20:27

PARIS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky and Zhuhai Helicopter Company (ZHC) today announced a new contract for four Sikorsky S-92(®) offshore utility helicopters. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) ZHC, a fully-owned subsidiary of China Southern Airlines Ltd., is a leading provider of offshore helicopter service in China, serving both Chinese and Western oil...

2013-05-31 16:20:28

First Use of Capital-Markets Funding for Ex-Im-Backed Helicopter Exports WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is providing a $187.4 million guarantee of a capital-markets bond to finance the export of Sikorsky S-92® helicopters to The Milestone Aviation Group Ltd. of Dublin, Ireland. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/MM83673LOGO) The transaction is Ex-Im Bank's largest financing of...

2013-05-14 12:20:49

SINGAPORE, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IMDEX Asia -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced plans today to perform the first post-delivery Search and Rescue (SAR) modifications to Brunei Shell's Sikorsky S-92(®)( )helicopter. Originally configured for offshore oil missions, the aircraft will undergo a comprehensive conversion to a SAR configuration to serve customers in Borneo and the surrounding Southeast Asia region. SAS is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a...