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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...

Mar 03, 2015, 14:00 ET
Bristow Helicopters Ltd. will begin search and rescue operations with the S-92 helicopter in the United Kingdom on behalf of the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency on April 1.

Sikorsky and Bristow Embark on New Era of Search and Rescue

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today recognized Bristow Helicopters Ltd.'s upcoming launch of the U.K. search and rescue (SAR) contract and the...

Mar 03, 2015, 11:30 ET
National Helicopter Services Ltd.'s first S-76D helicopter has averaged more than 100 hours per month since entering revenue service in February 2014.

Sikorsky Recognizes National Helicopter Services Ltd. for Recent S-76D™Helicopter Milestones

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. recognized National Helicopter Services Ltd. (NHSL) today for its successes with the S-76D™ helicopter. The...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:00 ET
The European Aviation Safety Agency certified the VIP Type Certificate for the S-76D helicopter on Feb. 25.

EASA Approves Certification for S-76D™ Helicopter

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the VIP Type Certificate for the S-76D™ helicopter, allowing for operation of the...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:00 ET
An S-76D helicopter will embark on an international demonstration tour in Southeast Asia beginning in March.

Sikorsky S-76D™ Kicks off International Demonstration Tour

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that an S-76D™ helicopter will embark on an international demonstration tour beginning next week...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:00 ET
The Federal Aviation Administration has certified a gross weight expansion as well as the Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) II to the production configuration of the S-92 helicopter.

FAA Certifies Sikorsky S-92® Gross Weight Expansion and TCAS II

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of a gross weight expansion (GWE) for...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Sikorsky and Saab Launch New S-92® Customer Support Center

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that the defense and security company Saab has become a Sikorsky-authorized S-92® helicopter...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:00 ET
Associated Aircraft Group, a Sikorsky subsidiary, received the FAA's Diamond Award of Excellence for 2014. AAG has more than 25 years of experience maintaining and flying the S-76 helicopter.

Associated Aircraft Group Earns FAA Diamond Award of Excellence

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that Associated Aircraft Group (AAG®), a Sikorsky subsidiary company, has earned the Federal Aviation...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:00 ET
Sikorsky has extended its iFly Sikorsky(TM) iPad application to include support for S-76D(TM) helicopters. The iFly Sikorsky app replicates common performance calculations outlined in helicopter model-specific flight manuals.

Sikorsky to Expand iFly™ Application to Include S-76D™ Helicopters

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced its expansion of the iFly SikorskyTM...

Mar 03, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Era Group Inc. Accepts First Baseline S-92® Helicopter

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced that Era Group Inc. (NYSE: ERA) recently accepted delivery of a baseline S-92® helicopter. The...

Feb 12, 2015, 11:00 ET
Sikorsky Vice President Chris Van Buiten (right) and ITA Vice Dean Fernando Sakane shake hands to seal the new collaboration with ITA. Antonio Pugas, Sikorsky Regional Sale Executive for Latin America looks on.

Sikorsky Aircraft and Brazilian Aerospace Academics Launch Rotorcraft Innovation Collaboration

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and the Brazilian Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica (ITA) today celebrated the launch of the Collaboration for...

Feb 04, 2015, 10:20 ET
Sikorsky Aircraft begins ground testing on the S-97 RAIDER(TM)

Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER™ Program Begins Ground Tests

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the start of bladed ground testing, a major...

Dec 19, 2014, 15:17 ET
This Sikorsky S-76D helicopter will become the first to see service in Africa, operated by Titan Helicopter Group.

Titan Accepts Delivery of Africa's First S-76D™ Helicopter

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that Titan Helicopter Group (THG) has accepted delivery of the first S-76D™ helicopter that will...