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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...

Dec 05, 2014, 10:31 ET
The Indian Navy has selected Sikorsky's S-70B SEAHAWK(R) helicopter to fulfill the service's Multi-Role Helicopter requirement for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare.

Indian Navy Selects Sikorsky's S-70B SEAHAWK® Aircraft for Multi-role Helicopter Requirement

India's Navy has selected Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to fulfill the service's Multi-Role...

Nov 25, 2014, 13:44 ET
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Derco Aerospace, Inc. Renews Distribution Agreement with UTC Aerospace Systems to Support 54H60 Propeller Program

 UTC Aerospace Systems has renewed its distribution agreement with Derco Aerospace, Inc., a Sikorsky company, to support the VPV 54H60...

Nov 25, 2014, 09:51 ET
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Derco Aerospace, Inc. Selected as the OEM Authorized Repair Facility for UTC Aerospace Systems Military Wheels and Brakes

 UTC Aerospace Systems has selected Derco Aerospace, Inc., a Sikorsky company, to be the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) authorized...

Nov 25, 2014, 08:53 ET
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Derco Aerospace, Inc. Signs Exclusive Worldwide Distribution Agreement with Tronair for Military Aftermarket Support

 Tronair has selected Derco Aerospace, Inc., a Sikorsky company, as its exclusive channel partner for the military aftermarket in a three-year...

Nov 11, 2014, 09:57 ET
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COHC Accepts Delivery of S-92® Helicopter

AIR SHOW CHINA -- Sikorsky today announced China's CITIC Offshore Helicopter Company (COHC) has accepted delivery of its first S-92®...

Nov 11, 2014, 09:37 ET
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Sikorsky Celebrates 30th Anniversary in China at Zhuhai Air Show

AIR SHOW CHINA -- Sikorsky will celebrate its 30th anniversary in China together with China civil aviation industry peers at Air Show China, which...

Nov 04, 2014, 12:57 ET
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Sikorsky Named Exemplary University Partner

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), received the Exemplary Partner Award from the Professional Advisory Board...

Oct 17, 2014, 11:14 ET
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Associated Aircraft Group Joins Air Charter Safety Foundation

 The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to announce that Associated Aircraft Group (AAG®), Wappingers Falls, New York, is the...

Oct 02, 2014, 13:15 ET
Sikorsky Aircraft has unveiled the next generation of military rotorcraft, the S-97 RAIDER(TM) helicopter, introducing new technologies that are advancing the state of the art. (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft)

Sikorsky Unveils S-97 RAIDER™ Helicopter

 Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today unveiled the first of two S-97 RAIDER™ helicopter...

Sep 26, 2014, 09:05 ET
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Sikorsky S-92® Helicopter Marks A Decade of Trusted Service and Performance

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that September marks the 10-year anniversary of delivery of the first production S-92®...

Sep 12, 2014, 19:13 ET
On September 14, 1939, Igor Sikorsky lifted off in his tethered VS-300 helicopter, beginning a flight test program that proved the efficiency and controllability of the single rotor design.  (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation)

Igor Sikorsky's VS-300 Helicopter Transformed Aviation 75 Years Ago

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), this weekend will mark 75 years of modern helicopter flight that began...

Sep 08, 2014, 12:38 ET
Photo shows first S-92 helicopter delivered to Bristow Group Inc. on Sept 8, 2014, for search-and-rescue service in the United Kingdom (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.)

Bristow Accepts first Sikorsky S-92® Helicopter For Long-Term Search and Rescue Services in UK

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Bristow Group Inc. today announced the acceptance of an S-92® helicopter by Bristow Helicopters Ltd. The...

Aug 12, 2014, 16:53 ET

Sikorsky, Boeing Selected to Build Technology Demonstrator for Future Vertical Lift

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have been selected to build a helicopter...

Jul 14, 2014, 08:30 ET
National Helicopter Services S-76D helicopter has accumulated 500 flight hours. (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.)

National Helicopter Services Reaches 500 Flight Hours in S-76D™ Helicopter

  FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that National Helicopter Services Ltd. (NHSL) recently reached 500...

Jul 14, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Sikorsky Begins Delivery of S-76D™ Aircraft for Executive Transport

 FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it has begun delivering S-76D™ aircraft equipped for Executive...

Jul 14, 2014, 08:30 ET
Sikorsky announced today that it has delivered the first S-76D aircraft configured for Search and Rescue missions to Mitsubishi Corporation. This helicopter will be used by the Japan Coast Guard. (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.)

Sikorsky Delivers First SAR Configured S-76D™ Helicopter

 FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of the first S-76D™ aircraft equipped for...

Jun 26, 2014, 17:18 ET
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Sikorsky Awarded U.S. Air Force Contract to Develop New Combat Rescue Helicopter

 Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat...

Jun 18, 2014, 18:00 ET
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Sikorsky Statement on CMHP Contract Signing

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. welcomed the signing of a contract amendment today with the government of Canada to bring the Canadian Maritime...

Jun 16, 2014, 11:16 ET
Electrical power to the S-97 RAIDER(TM) prototype helicopter has been turned on, signaling successful installation of the avionics system and a major step toward completing the assembly of the new - and first - light tactical rotorcraft featuring X2 Technology(TM). (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.)

S-97 RAIDER™ Helicopter Powered On for First Time As Next-Gen Rotorcraft Moves Closer to First Flight

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has turned on electrical power for the first time to the S-97 RAIDER™ prototype helicopter,...