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2011-03-07 10:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has added 21 new capabilities to the S-92® medium lift helicopter encompassing navigational, communications and airframe improvements, the company reported during the Heli-Expo industry show. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "These new capabilities are enabling our customers to respond to operational demands in...

2011-03-06 14:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and SonAir Servico Aereo, S.A. (SonAir) today announced the signing of a contract for six S-76C++(TM) helicopters in a ceremony held at Heli-Expo. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) SonAir has been flying Sikorsky products for more than 15 years in support of offshore oil operations in Angola. Currently, SonAir operates...

2011-03-06 12:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Milestone Aviation Group Limited jointly announced for the first time today the scheduled deliveries of five Sikorsky S-76C++(TM) helicopters to Milestone in the second half of 2011 under a firm order contract signed last December. Milestone, the first global finance company focused exclusively on the helicopter and private jet markets, will offer these aircraft for lease to high-quality operators around the world....

2011-03-06 11:10:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced today the signing of a contract to sell an S-76C++(TM) helicopter to the Maharashtra Government in India for VIP transport. The aircraft will join a growing fleet of Sikorsky helicopters operating in India or on order by Indian customers, including other S-76® family aircraft and lightweight S-300(TM) and S-330SP(TM) helicopters. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:...

2011-02-01 12:52:00

WOOD DALE, Ill., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that it has added two new Sikorsky S-92® helicopters to its fleet of 29 rotary-wing and 20 fixed-wing aircraft that the Company uses to provide airlift services for the U.S. Government. The S-92 helicopters will be used to support a previously announced $450 million task order to provide super-heavy airlift services for USTRANSCOM in Afghanistan and are set to be deployed on-schedule in...

2011-01-31 12:02:00

COATESVILLE, Pa., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered two S-92® helicopters to airlift services provider AAR CORP., for operations in Afghanistan. AAR will perform passenger and cargo lift missions on behalf of the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), a government agency that provides transportation for the Department of Defense. (Logo:...

2010-12-06 10:27:00

COATESVILLE, Pa., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Final assembly production of the S-76D(TM) helicopter has commenced at Sikorsky Global Helicopters' manufacturing facility, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today, marking a significant milestone in delivering the next generation of the popular S-76® helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101206/NE12509 ) (Logo:...

2010-11-17 08:32:00

ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has delivered nine new S-76® and S-92® helicopters to China in 2010 - the most ever in a single year for China - through a steady stream of deliveries that include the delivery of two S-76C++(TM) search and rescue (SAR) helicopters to the Ministry of Transport (MOT) China Rescue and Salvage helicopters last week and two S-76C++ to Eastern General Aviation Company (EGAC) currently being...

2010-10-25 11:53:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The first S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopter has successfully completed production flight testing and will begin development and flight testing of options that will be made available to international customers. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The aircraft has flown more...

2010-10-06 08:00:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The S-92® fleet of medium-lift helicopters has surpassed 250,000 flight hours since the first aircraft entered service six years ago, establishing a record pace for a commercial fleet of Sikorsky helicopters. The first production S-92 entered service in September 2004. Transport companies flying work crews to offshore oil and gas platforms account for 90 percent of those airtime hours. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United...


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