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2010-01-06 06:30:00

WOOD DALE, Ill., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation under which the two companies will work together to identify opportunities to expand their business relationship. In addition, AAR was named the exclusive supplier of composite interiors for the Sikorsky S-92® helicopter program and will provide precision machining services for S-92 helicopter flooring and a...

2009-12-16 09:24:00

HORSEHEADS, N.Y., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a business unit of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., today announced that its Light Helicopters Division has delivered the first two S-434(TM) helicopters to the Ministry of Interior, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (MOI). Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The two aircraft inaugurate the Saudi MOI light helicopter fleet, which will eventually total nine aircraft. The MOI...

2009-11-23 09:07:00

JINGDEZHEN, China, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and AVIC today celebrated completion of the first S-76C++(TM) civil helicopter airframe produced in China. The airframe is the first to be built under an agreement between Sikorsky and Changhe Aircraft. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The airframe will be delivered to the Sikorsky Global Helicopters facility in...

2009-11-12 07:57:00

MUMBAI, India, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) today announced the signing of an agreement creating a joint venture that will manufacture aerospace components for Sikorsky in India, including components for S-92® helicopter cabins. The joint venture agreement builds upon a long-term contract signed in June 2009 for TASL to assemble Sikorsky S-92® helicopter cabins. Sikorsky is a subsidiary...

2009-09-23 09:10:00

DUXFORD, England, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the introduction of a new functionality offered on the S-92(R) helicopter to provide offshore oil operators with an automated approach that reduces cockpit workload and allows safer operations under challenging weather and operating conditions. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090923/NE80301 ) (Logo:...

2009-09-23 09:01:00

DUXFORD, England, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased maximum gross weight capability and advancements in automation for offshore navigation are among the enhancements Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has planned in the near future for its S-92(R) helicopter, the company announced today at the biannual Helitech exhibition. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) Marc Poland, Vice President of...

2009-09-22 10:18:00

DUXFORD, England, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Search and Rescue (SAR) S-92((R) )helicopter fleet operating in the United Kingdom has exceeded the operational milestone of 500 missions. The S-92 helicopter is manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) As of mid-August 2009, the four S-92 SAR aircraft operating in the U.K. had executed a total of 510 missions -...

2009-08-26 08:10:00

STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an effort to improve helicopter performance, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has begun whirl testing a demonstration rotor system with active flaps. The effort is jointly funded by Sikorsky and the Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD). Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "We have reached full speed of 450 rpm and commenced...

2009-08-25 13:32:00

HORSEHEADS, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a Sikorsky company, recently delivered an S-300C(TM) helicopter to Superior Flight School of Greater Atlanta, Ga. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The new helicopter will be used for flight training as the second Sikorsky Global Helicopters aircraft in the company's fleet. Best known for fixed wing training, Superior recently introduced rotary wing training to its program....

2009-07-22 09:38:00

STRATFORD, Conn., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the National Police Agency (NPA) in Japan has selected the S-92((R)) helicopter to conduct search and rescue and special mission operations. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "Sikorsky is proud to continue our long association with the NPA and to provide them with a world-class, multi-mission...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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