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2014-06-16 12:21:01

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has turned on electrical power for the first time to the S-97 RAIDER(TM) prototype helicopter, signaling successful installation of the avionics system and a major step toward completing the assembly of the new - and first - light tactical rotorcraft featuring X2 Technology(TM). Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)....

2011-07-14 12:26:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.'s X2 Technology(TM) demonstrator has flown for the last time, the company announced today. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110714/NE35522 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) In an early morning demonstration flight conducted from the company's new Sikorsky Innovations Center within its Development...

2011-06-17 12:00:00

PARIS, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been recognized for its role as part of the 2010 Robert J. Collier Trophy-winning Sikorsky X2 Technology(TM) demonstrator team, providing its SmartProbe® air data systems and engine controls to the speed record-breaking aircraft. The X2 Technology demonstrator team received the award after the aircraft successfully achieved a speed of 250 knots true air speed in level flight,...

2011-05-06 14:35:00

STRATFORD, Conn., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautics Association (NAA) Thursday night presented the prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy to Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. at a ceremony at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. The trophy, awarded annually to recognize the greatest achievements in aeronautics or astronautics in America, was presented to Sikorsky President Jeffrey P. Pino who accepted on behalf of the company's X2 Technology((TM)) demonstrator team and...

2011-03-15 16:37:00

STRATFORD, Conn., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. X2 Technology(TM) demonstrator team has been named the winner of the 2010 Robert J. Collier Trophy, awarded annually to recognize the greatest achievements in aeronautics or astronautics in America. It is the 100th Collier Trophy to be awarded since the inception of the prize. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110315/NE65870 ) (Logo:...

2010-10-20 10:59:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft will design, build and fly two prototype light tactical helicopters as the follow-on advancement to the X2 Technology(TM) demonstrator aircraft that unofficially shattered the helicopter world speed record here in September with a flight speed of 250 knots (287 mph). The decision to continue development of the next-generation rotary wing technology will enable Sikorsky and select suppliers to offer the high speed X2 prototype...


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