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  08.12.14-Sikorsky, Boeing Selected to Build Technology Demonstrator for Future Vertical Lift SB>1 Defiant expected to fly in 2017
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have been selected to build a helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator Phase 1 program (JMR TD), paving the way for the next generation of vertical lift aircraft. ... more
  08.08.14-FAA Certifies S-76D™ Helicopter V400 Software, Adding Capabilities and Reducing Pilot Workload
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration has certified the V400 avionics software for the S-76D™ helicopter, increasing the capabilities of the aircraft and allowing the aircraft to operate single pilot under Instrument Flight Rules. Sikorsky is a subsidiary... more
  07.14.14-Sikorsky Begins Delivery of S-76D™ Aircraft for Executive Transport
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it has begun delivering S-76D™ aircraft equipped for Executive Transport services. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). “The S-76... more
  07.14.14-Sikorsky Delivers First SAR Configured S-76D™ Helicopter
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of the first S-76D™ aircraft equipped for search-and-rescue (SAR) services. The aircraft was delivered to Mitsubishi Corporation for use by the Japan Coast Guard. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom.... more
  07.14.14-National Helicopter Services Reaches 500 Flight Hours in S-76D™ Helicopter
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that National Helicopter Services Ltd. (NHSL) recently reached 500 flight hours in its S-76D™ helicopter. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).... more
  07.11.14-Sikorsky, Boeing Selected to Develop “Digital Backbone” for Future Vertical Lift Program
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. [NYSE: UTX], and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have been selected to help develop the Joint Common Architecture (JCA) standard for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role (JMR) Science and Technology program. The Technology Investment Agreement was awarded... more
  06.26.14-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 search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK model for the Air Force’s rescue mission. The award of an estimated... more
  06.16.14-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, signaling successful installation of the avionics system and a major step toward completing the assembly of the new – and first – light tactical rotorcraft featuring... more
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