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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...

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
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 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,...

Jun 05, 2014, 10:00 ET
Members of the Danbury High School STEM Challenge team deliver their presentation to the selection committee. (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.)

Sikorsky Innovations Announces Winner of Annual STEM Challenge

A team from Danbury High School is the winner of the 2014 annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Challenge, Sikorsky Innovations,...

May 20, 2014, 18:30 ET
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Sikorsky Aircraft and LORD Corporation Successfully Test Hub Mounted Vibration Suppressors

 Sikorsky Aircraft and LORD Corporation today announced the successful completion of flight demonstration testing of the Hub Mounted Vibration...

May 20, 2014, 13:00 ET
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EASA Certifies Sikorsky S-92® AMS 8.0 and ADS-B Out

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of enhanced functionality for the...

May 14, 2014, 14:31 ET
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Sikorsky Innovations' Entrepreneurial Challenge Continues to Evolve as Latest Winners are Named

As a continuation of its successful, multi-year initiative, Sikorsky Innovations today announced it has launched its 5th Entrepreneurial Challenge,...

May 13, 2014, 12:30 ET
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Sikorsky and National Robotics Engineering Center Partner for Matrix™ Application to Demonstrate U.S. Army Autonomous UGV Delivery

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has won a significant demonstration project with the National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) of...

May 13, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Sikorsky Aircraft to Develop Autonomous BLACK HAWK For Cargo Missions

 Sikorsky Aircraft announced today from the AUVSI Unmanned Systems conference that it will develop its first product to feature Matrix™...

May 05, 2014, 17:41 ET
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., today officially unveiled the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter, the next generation in the CH-53 type series that the U.S. Marine Corps expects to begin operational service in 2019. During the rollout ceremony, the Commandant of the Marine Corps General F. Amos introduced the name for the new aircraft: the "King Stallion." (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.)

Sikorsky Unveils CH-53K Helicopter; U.S. Marine Corps Reveals Aircraft Name

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today officially unveiled the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter, the next...

Apr 24, 2014, 12:01 ET
Yunnan Jingcheng Group accepted delivery of the first Sikorsky S-76D(TM) aircraft that will operate in China. The aircraft is configured for transportation of corporate and government VIPs.  (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.)

Jingcheng Receives China's First S-76D™ Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that Yunnan Jingcheng Group accepted delivery of the first S-76D™ aircraft that will operate in...

Apr 10, 2014, 16:18 ET
The CH-53K Static Test Article has successfully completed required pre-flight test conditions at Sikorsky's Stratford, Conn. facility to substantiate airframe strength for first flight of the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter in late 2014. The tests are part of a three-year program to validate that the largest helicopter ever designed and built by Sikorsky has the structural integrity to operate safely over its entire flight envelope - from its empty gross weight of 44,000 pounds up to its maximum gross weight of 88,000 pounds with external load.  (PRNewsFoto/Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.)

Sikorsky Tests CH-53K Helicopter for Airframe Structural Strength

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has successfully completed an initial series of tests required...

Mar 04, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Sikorsky and Turkey Sign BLACK HAWK Helicopter Licensing and Manufacturing Agreements

 Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has signed agreements with the Turkish government and key...

Feb 20, 2014, 11:50 ET
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Sikorsky Awarded Maintenance Contract for U.S. Navy Pilot Training Aircraft

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the award of a maintenance and support services contract for more than 360 aircraft operated by the Chief...