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Nov 13, 2013, 16:14 ET
PHI Inc. has completed the first operational flights of the new "Rig Approach" system, a first-of-its-kind functionality on the S-92(R) helicopter that provides helicopter operators with an automated approach to offshore rigs and platforms. Rig Approach allows for more consistent operations under challenging weather and operating conditions. (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation)

PHI flies first Rig Approach™ Customer Flights in the S-92® helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and PHI Inc. announced today the completion of the first operational flights of the new "Rig Approach" system, a...

Oct 31, 2013, 15:27 ET
At 35 feet (10.6 m) span length, and almost three feet (0.9 m) chord width, the all-composite main rotor blade for the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter is the largest and most technologically advanced ever produced by Sikorsky.  (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation)

Sikorsky Completes Initial Tests of First Rotor Blades for CH-53K Helicopter

 Sikorsky Aircraft has successfully completed the initial phase of testing for the first-ever main and tail rotor blades manufactured for the...

Sep 26, 2013, 15:55 ET
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Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER™ Helicopter Enters Final Assembly with Delivery of the Fuselage from Aurora Flight Sciences

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), this week begins final assembly of the prototype S-97...

Aug 22, 2013, 16:33 ET
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Sikorsky/PZL Mielec M28® aircraft granted Full Icing Certification by EASA and FAA

 The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the U.S. have certified the M28® fixed-wing...

Jul 26, 2013, 10:29 ET
The first MH-60R SEAHAWK(R) helicopter delivered by Sikorsky Aircraft for the Royal Australian Navy arrived July 24 at Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training in Owego, N.Y., for installation of the digital cockpit and integrated mission systems and sensors.  (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation)

Commonwealth of Australia Thanks Sikorsky for Early Delivery of First MH-60R Helicopter

 The Commonwealth of Australia has thanked Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), for early delivery...

Jul 09, 2012, 05:00 ET
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Thailand Signs LOA to be first in Southeast Asia to operate Sikorsky UH-60M helicopters

FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW-- Sikorsky today announced that the Royal Thai Army has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to acquire two UH-60M...

Feb 14, 2012, 09:04 ET
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Sikorsky Opens Business Office in Mexico

 Sikorsky Export Corporation, a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has opened...

Feb 13, 2012, 23:30 ET
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Sikorsky Signs with Korea Coast Guard for S-92® Helicopter for Multi-Purpose Helicopter Program

SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced a contract with the...

Feb 13, 2012, 23:00 ET
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Sikorsky to Open Office in Malaysia

 SINGAPORE AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky plans to establish an office in Malaysia, taking the first step toward expanding its industry presence in...

Dec 21, 2011, 16:12 ET
Sikorsky completes production of S-92(R) Helicopter for Irish Coast Guard.  (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation)

Sikorsky Completes Production of the S-92® Helicopter for Irish Coast Guard Search and Rescue Operations

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has completed production of an S-92® helicopter for...

Mar 08, 2011, 10:00 ET
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HAI Inducts Sergei Sikorsky as Honorary Lifetime Member

Sergei Sikorsky, son of aerospace pioneer and Sikorsky Aircraft founder Igor Sikorsky, was inducted as an Honorary Lifetime Member of the...

Jan 20, 2011, 14:08 ET
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U.S. Navy Renews Successful Helicopter Logistics Program With $1.4B Follow-On Contract

The Maritime Helicopter Support Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United...

Jul 15, 2010, 07:07 ET

Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin Team to Jointly Pursue U.S. Air Force's HH-60 Recap Helicopter Program

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) will compete jointly...

Apr 19, 2010, 10:33 ET
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Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin Announce Teaming Agreement to Compete for the VXX Presidential Helicopter Program

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the signing...

Nov 19, 2009, 09:04 ET
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X2 Technology(TM) Demonstrator Wins 'Best of What's New' Award from Popular Science

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.'s X2 Technology(TM) demonstrator program has been recognized by Popular Science magazine with a 2009 "Best of What's New...

Jul 02, 2009, 17:30 ET
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Sikorsky's X2 TECHNOLOGY(TM) Demonstrator Propelled to Another Milestone en Route to Helicopter Speed Record

The Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation X2 TECHNOLOGY(TM) demonstrator achieved another milestone with the completion of two test flights that included...

Aug 27, 2008, 01:00 ET
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Sikorsky's X2 TECHNOLOGY(TM) Demonstrator Achieves First Flight

HORSEHEADS, N.Y., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation today successfully completed the first flight of its X2...

Nov 02, 2007, 01:00 ET
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CHC Orders 12 Sikorsky S-92(R) Helicopters

STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced today that CHC Helicopter Corp. has signed a contract for 12...

Jun 04, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Sikorsky Aircraft to Expand Huntsville Operations

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation today formally dedicated a new technical integration center in Cummings...

Nov 02, 2006, 00:00 ET
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Sikorsky Aircraft Set to Open New Engineering Center in Fort Worth Region

STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft will open a new engineering center in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2007 to support...