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Dec 07, 2005, 00:00 ET

Sikorsky Signs Thales as S-76D Cockpit Provider

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft announced today the signing of a contract with Thales to jointly develop a...

Nov 04, 2005, 00:00 ET
A F SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT SCHWEIZER S-333 SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT SCHWEIZER S-333

Schweizer S-333 makes first flight as test aircraft for X2 Technology Fly by Wire system. (PRNewsFoto)[TK]
 ELMIRA, NY USA
 11/04/2005

X2 Technology(TM) Fly-by-Wire System Completes Successful First Flight

ELMIRA, N.Y., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A surrogate helicopter equipped with the new X2 Technology fly-by-wire system made its first...

Nov 04, 2005, 00:00 ET

Altair Avionics Receives FAA Certifications for Sikorsky S-76 Applications

STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft is pleased to announce that Altair Avionics Corporation has received...

Nov 01, 2005, 00:00 ET

Sikorsky to Acquire Keystone

STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced an...

Oct 17, 2005, 01:00 ET

FAA Grants Sikorsky S-92 Full Icing Certification

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration has certified Sikorsky Aircraft's S-92 helicopter,...

Oct 17, 2005, 01:00 ET

Norsk Passes 1,000 Flight Hours With Both Their S-92 Helicopters

BERGEN, Norway, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norsk Helikopter has achieved another industry milestone by becoming the first S-92 operator in...

Sep 15, 2005, 01:00 ET

Eastern General Aviation to Purchase One Sikorsky S-92 Offshore Oil Helicopter

SHANGHAI, China, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eastern General Aviation Corporation (EGAC) has agreed to purchase one Sikorsky S-92...

Aug 26, 2005, 01:00 ET

Sikorsky Awarded Risk Reduction Funds for Heavy Lift Replacement Program

STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Sikorsky Aircraft a $43 million contract to continue risk...

Aug 19, 2005, 01:00 ET
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The first new production MH-60R. (PRNewsFoto)[TK]
 STRATFORD, CT USA
 08/19/2005

First Production MH-60R Delivered

STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft celebrated the delivery of the first new production MH-60R helicopter today...

Aug 04, 2005, 01:00 ET
A F WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE MICHAEL J. DOLAN WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE MICHAEL J. DOLAN

Michael J. Dolan, president, Exxon Mobil Chemical Company. (PRNewsFoto/Worcester Polytechnic Institute)[JU]
 WORCESTER, MA UNITED STATES
 08/10/2006

First Production MH-60R Takes Flight

STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first new production MH-60R took to the skies July 28 at the Sikorsky Aircraft facility...

Jul 27, 2005, 01:00 ET

S-76 Fleet Exceeds Four Million Flight Hours

STRATFORD, Conn., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft is pleased to announce that its S-76 fleet has accumulated more than four...

Jun 14, 2005, 01:00 ET

Norsk Helikopter Signs for Three S-92s to Support New North Sea Contracts

PARIS, PARIS AIR SHOW, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norsk Helikopter AS has agreed to purchase three new S-92 helicopters to fulfill two...

Jun 14, 2005, 01:00 ET

Norsk Passes 1,000 Flight Hours, 20,000 Passengers With S-92 Fleet

PARIS, PARIS AIR SHOW, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norsk Helikopter achieved an industry milestone June 9 when it became the first S-92...

Jun 14, 2005, 01:00 ET

OLOG Signs for 35 S-76s and Options for 24 More

PARIS, PARIS AIR SHOW, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft today announced a contract to deliver 35 new S-76 helicopters to...

Jun 13, 2005, 01:00 ET

Sikorsky Aircraft to Team with Boeing Air Force Systems on PRV Bid

PARIS, Paris Air Show, June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced today that they have reached a preliminary...

Jun 10, 2005, 01:00 ET
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Steve Finger, President of Sikorsky Aircraft (L) and Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan (R). Standing next to bust of Founder Igor Sikorsky, inventor of the helicopter. (PRNewsFoto)[TK]
 STRATFORD, CT USA
 06/10/2005

Turkey Orders 12 S-70B SEAHAWK Helicopters

STRATFORD, Conn., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the...

Jun 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

Sikorsky Awarded Contract for UH-60M BLACK HAWK Helicopters

STRATFORD, Conn., June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft announced today that it has been awarded a Low Rate Initial Production...

Jun 01, 2005, 01:00 ET
A F SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT X2 HELICOPTER SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT X2 HELICOPTER

Sikorsky Aircraft today announced plans to build and fly an X2 Technology demonstrator helicopter by the end of 2006. The X2 demonstrator will feature a coaxial design (two rotors on the same axis) and a 'pusher prop' to supply auxiliary propulsion that will enable the aircraft to reach high speeds of 250 knots per hour. (PRNewsFoto)[TK]
 STRATFORD, CT USA
 06/01/2005

Sikorsky to Build and Test X2 Technology(TM) Demonstrator Helicopter

STRATFORD, Conn., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft today announced plans to build and test a demonstrator for a new class of...

Feb 08, 2005, 00:00 ET

Sikorsky Will Not Protest Marine One Contract Decision

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Navy's...

Jan 28, 2005, 00:00 ET

Sikorsky Aircraft Statement on VXX Announcement

STRATFORD, Conn., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation received word today that its H-92 helicopter was not selected as the...