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Nov 04, 2015, 15:55 ET
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Sikorsky Completes VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Milestones

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced today the successful completion of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Preliminary...

Oct 27, 2015, 14:57 ET
Sikorsky CH-53K 'King Stallion' First Flight

CH-53K Helicopter Achieves First Flight

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX),  today announced the successful first flight of the U.S....

Oct 19, 2015, 08:00 ET
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it has delivered two S-76D(TM) helicopters for air medical transportation to Arkansas Children's Hospital.  Sikorsky has now completed S-76D deliveries into all mission segments.Photo Courtesy of Arkansas Children's Hospital

Arkansas Children's Hospital Accepts Delivery of first Sikorsky S-76D™ Helicopters Configured for Air Medical Transport

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today it has delivered two S-76D™ helicopters for air medical transportation to Arkansas Children's...

Oct 12, 2015, 15:07 ET
High School Students participating in Sikorsky Aircraft's 2015 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Challenge were treated to a surprise landing of a BLACK HAWK helicopter during Friday's kickoff event at Chester Airport.

Sikorsky Launches 2015 STEM Challenge for High School Students

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. launched its 2015 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Challenge at the Chester Airport on Friday. The...

Oct 08, 2015, 10:45 ET
The S-97 RAIDER(TM) helicopter will be on static display publicly for the first time when the aircraft makes its debut at the Association of United States Army exhibition Oct. 12-14 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

S-97 RAIDER™ Helicopter to Be On Static Display at AUSA Exposition

 The S-97 RAIDER™ helicopter will be on static display publicly for the first time when the aircraft makes its debut at the Association...

Jul 14, 2015, 11:02 ET
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Sikorsky Innovations Announces $25K Cash Prize in 6th Entrepreneurial Challenge

Sikorsky Innovations will award a $25,000 cash prize to the winner of the next Entrepreneurial Challenge, a competition to accelerate innovators...

Jun 19, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Sikorsky Delivers Six CH-148 Cyclone Helicopters to Canada

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today delivered six CH-148 Cyclone helicopters to the Canadian government during an acceptance celebration joined by...

Jun 16, 2015, 09:22 ET
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has fulfilled its contract to deliver seven S-92(R) helicopters to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. for UK Search and Rescue. There are now 11 S-92 helicopters available for use by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency for the UK SAR mission; four began operations as part of the UK Gap SAR contract in June 2013.

Sikorsky successfully completes S-92® Helicopter Deliveries to Bristow for Use by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has fulfilled its contract to deliver seven S-92® helicopters to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. for UK Search and...

Jun 15, 2015, 13:40 ET
Four U.S. companies providing nine U.S. Navy MH-60R SEAHAWK(R) helicopters and associated services to Denmark have launched the first phase of industrial cooperation projects in Denmark. By 2022, Sikorsky, Lockheed Martin, GE and CAE are expected to meet their separate obligations to bring work and projects totaling DKK 3 billion (USD$430 million) to Denmark's defence industry.

Danish Business Authority Approves Initial Phase of SEAHAWK® Helicopter Team's DKK 3 billion Investment with Danish Industry

 Four U.S. companies providing nine U.S. Navy MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopters and associated services to Danish Defence have launched the...

Jun 15, 2015, 08:00 ET
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of Rig Approach(TM) for the S-92(R) helicopter.

EASA Certifies Sikorsky S-92® Rig Approach™

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of Rig Approach™ for the...

Jun 03, 2015, 15:03 ET
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Sikorsky Announces 5th Year of Helicopter 2050 Challenge

 Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has launched the 5th annual Sikorsky Helicopter 2050 Program and...

May 22, 2015, 11:48 ET
Sikorsky Aircraft's S-97 RAIDER(TM) helicopter achieved successful first flight at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, May 22, 2015.

Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER™ Helicopter Achieves Successful First Flight

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary (NYSE: UTX), today announced the successful first flight of the S-97...

May 19, 2015, 10:18 ET
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Sikorsky Innovations Adds Cash Prize, Revised Focus to Launch of 6th Entrepreneurial Challenge

 Sikorsky Innovations today announced it has launched its 6th Entrepreneurial Challenge, adding targeted focus areas and a cash prize to the...

May 18, 2015, 10:49 ET
Gerald Klug (left) Austria's Minister of Defence and Sports, and Gerhard Starsich, CEO of the Austrian Mint, show off an enlarged copy of the new silver coin bearing an engraving of an S-70 BLACK HAWK helicopter. A ceremony to unveil the coin took place May 6 at the Brumowski Air Base in Langenlebarn near Vienna. The coin was issued to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the formation of the Austrian Armed Forces.  Austrian Mint photo.

Austrian Commemorative Coins Honoring Armed Forces Depict BLACK HAWK Helicopter in Rescue Role

 The Austrian Mint in Vienna has issued silver and copper 5 euro coins struck with an image of a Sikorsky BLACK HAWK helicopter in a...

May 13, 2015, 12:16 ET
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Sikorsky Announces Supplier of the Year Awards

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced its 2015 Supplier of the Year awards and 14 Gold Suppliers recognized for best-in-class...

Apr 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Transport Canada Certifies Sikorsky S-92® Rig Approach

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the certification by Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) of its Rig Approach™ for the S-92®...

Mar 23, 2015, 14:01 ET
Representatives from Sikorsky, NATO JCGVL and the USMC stand in front of the CH-53K helicopter at Sikorsky's Florida Assembly Flight Operations Center (FAFO) in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Pictured from left to right) Caroline Vandedrinck (VP Europe & Central Asia, Sikorsky Aircraft), Hans-Peter Mueller (NATO JCGVL Committee Chairman), Lt. Col. John Ennis (CH-53K Government Flight Test Director), Mike Torok (VP CH-53K Program, Sikorsky Aircraft).

International Representatives View CH-53K Helicopter

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently hosted more than two dozen guests, including...

Mar 04, 2015, 11:00 ET
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North Slope Borough Signs for S-92® Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that North Slope Borough (NSB), Alaska, has signed for its first-ever S-92®  helicopter. The...

Mar 04, 2015, 07:00 ET
The second prototype of the S-97 RAIDER(TM) arrives at Sikorsky's Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida

Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER™ Team Begins Final Assembly of Second Aircraft

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the start of final assembly of the second S-97...

Mar 04, 2015, 07:00 ET
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Sikorsky Awarded $8M Contract for Phase 1 ALIAS Program from DARPA

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded the company an $8 million...