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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
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 European Aviation Safety Administration certified the VIP Type Certificate for the S-76D helicopter on Feb. 25.

EASA Approves Certification for S-76D™ Helicopter

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

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
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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
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
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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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,...