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2014-09-26 08:21:18

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that September marks the 10-year anniversary of delivery of the first production S-92® helicopter. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO "On behalf of Sikorsky, I would like to congratulate and thank all of our customers, suppliers and employees upon reaching this milestone," said Carey Bond,...

2014-09-12 20:20:13

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), this weekend will mark 75 years of modern helicopter flight that began September 14, 1939, when 50-year-old chief designer and chief test pilot Igor Sikorsky lifted off the ground to tabletop height in an experimental helicopter designated the VS-300. The first flight event began a four-year test program that proved the efficiency of Sikorsky's single rotor design,...

2014-06-26 16:21:11

STRATFORD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK model for the Air Force's rescue mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO The award of an estimated $1.28 billion Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract...

2014-06-09 12:22:13

STRATFORD, Conn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --For the fourth consecutive year, Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is giving kids, ages 9-16, a chance to compete for a $1,000 scholarship through the Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Program and Challenge. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO The national program, which challenges kids to design a Helicopter of the Future, kicked off June 1 and will run through September 30, 2014....

2014-06-05 12:21:11

STRATFORD, Conn., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A team from Danbury High School is the winner of the 2014 annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Challenge, Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., announced today. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94734 Sikorsky Innovations co-sponsors the competition with Connecticut Corsair, a...

2014-05-13 12:22:23

STRATFORD, Conn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has won a significant demonstration project with the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) of Carnegie Mellon University to demonstrate an autonomous delivery of an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) by an Optionally Piloted Black Hawk helicopter enabled with Matrix(TM) Technology. The UGV will subsequently execute a mission to investigate a potentially contaminated area, while keeping human...

2014-05-07 20:20:46

STRATFORD, Conn., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been selected to build the next fleet of Marine One helicopters for the Office of the President. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85603 With the selection comes a $1.24 billion Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract to modify, test and deliver six FAA-certified S-92(®) helicopters and two trainer...

2014-05-01 12:36:58

STRATFORD, Conn., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has begun full system testing of the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K heavy lift helicopter with all seven main rotor blades and four tail rotor blades attached for the first time to a non-flying prototype called the Ground Test Vehicle (GTV). Powered "Light-Off" with rotor blades spinning follows a "Bare Head" (without blades) test phase of the GTV aircraft's...

2014-04-10 16:20:53

STRATFORD, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has successfully completed an initial series of tests required by the Naval Air Systems Command to verify the structural strength of the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. Conducted on a full-size non-flying airframe called the Static Test Article, the tests are part of a three-year program to validate that the largest helicopter ever designed and built by...

2014-02-26 16:21:33

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft's Matrix(TM) Technology autonomy research program has progressed to the second phase of flight test activities with the installation of advanced sensors that will allow the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft (SARA) to conduct real-time perception work. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140226/NE70057 SARA - an S-76(®) commercial helicopter...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.