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2013-07-26 12:20:15

STRATFORD, Conn., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commonwealth of Australia has thanked Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), for early delivery of the first MH-60R SEAHAWK(®) helicopter to the U.S. Navy, the initial step in the process to transfer a mission-ready aircraft to the Australian Defence Force in December 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130726/NE53954-a )(Photo:...

2013-07-23 16:20:17

STRATFORD, Conn., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has delivered the 400(th) MH-60 SEAHAWK(®) helicopter to the U.S. Navy. The milestone consists of 166 MH-60R anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare helicopters, and 234 MH-60S utility/armed helicopters. The Navy took possession of the 400(th), an MH-60R aircraft, on June 24. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "MH-60...

2013-07-11 12:21:01

STRATFORD, Conn., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today congratulated AeroVelo Inc. in Toronto, Canada, for a flight that has won the AHS Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition, a feat that brings a Sikorsky-sponsored prize of $250,000. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). AHS and Sikorsky Aircraft presented the award at a special ceremony today at The Soccer Centre in Vaughan, Ontario where the record-breaking flight...

2013-07-02 12:22:53

STRATFORD, Conn., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has launched the 2013 Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Challenge, a national competition that invites youths ages 9-16 to envision a helicopter capable of addressing global issues likely to be encountered by mid century. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) Winner of the grand prize -- the Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award -- will receive a...

2013-06-06 12:21:01

STRATFORD, Conn., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has received a $435 million U.S. Navy contract to build four production-representative CH-53K heavy lift helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps. Designated as System Demonstration Test Articles (SDTA), the four aircraft will enable the Marines to conduct operational evaluation of the new helicopter system in support of Initial Operational Capability in 2019. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130606/NE27755)...

2013-05-13 12:21:23

STRATFORD, Conn., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that the S-76D(TM) helicopter has been awarded Type Certification by Mexico's civil aviation authority, the Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC). Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121015/NE92943) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) The S-76D helicopter is the newest product from...

2013-05-06 12:20:42

-- Feature Offers Enhanced Safety Through Reduced Pilot Workload STRATFORD, Conn., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a new functionality on the S-92(®) helicopter to provide offshore oil operators with an automated approach that reduces cockpit workload by 60 percent and allows safer operations under challenging weather and operating conditions. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies...

2013-04-10 08:32:13

STRATFORD, Conn., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- El's Kitchen introduces its new line of Snaps® Gluten Free Bagel Chips, building on the success of its Medleys(TM) Snack Mixes. These are the snacks that have been missing from store shelves - packed with flavor and with the texture of true bagel chips, you'd never know they're gluten-free. Snaps were developed originally as a component of El's Medleys Snack Mix, but consumer feedback indicated that the bagel chips could stand on their...

2013-04-05 12:20:27

STRATFORD, Conn., April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced its 2013 Supplier of the Year awards. The winners, along with Sikorsky's 15 current Gold Suppliers, were recognized at the company's recently held Supplier Gold Summit in Miami, FL. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) The winners are: Aerostructures Supplier of the Year: Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc....

2013-03-25 08:23:30

Stratford Festival has great success with new social ticketing application. NEW YORK, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratford Festival's recent success using JCA's new Facebook ticketing app, TN Social Ticketing(TM), suggests the answer is a resounding 'yes'. The Festival recently allowed its Facebook fans to jump the line and order tickets before the general public in a Facebook-only pre-sale. "Attending theatre is inherently a social experience," said Lisa Middleton, the...