Helicopter News and Press Releases
Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), this weekend will mark 75 years of modern helicopter flight that began September 14, 1939, when 50-year-old chief designer and chief test pilot Igor Sikorsky lifted off the ground to tabletop height in an experimental helicopter
Posted on 12 September 2014 | 12:00 am
Airbus Helicopters et GFC Construction (filiale de Bouygues Construction pour le sud-est de la France) lancent ce jour la construction du Marignane Development Center, sur le site principal de l'hélicoptériste à Marignane (Bouches du Rhône). Ce bâtiment, qui a nécessité un investissement de 30 millions d'euros, accueillera plus de 1000 personnes de la ...
Posted on 11 September 2014 | 6:00 pm
Date news:10/09/2014 18:36
The AW109 series of helicopters operate in 26 out of 47 Japanese prefectures, representing 57% market share.
Posted on 10 September 2014 | 12:49 pm
Date news:10/09/2014 18:32
The AgustaWestland engineering and production teams achieved tremendous success by integrating the Garmin G1000HTM flight deck system into the proven AW119 platform, certifying the new avionics suite, and delivering 15 helicopters to launch customer Life Flight Network in less than two years.
Posted on 10 September 2014 | 12:35 pm
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Bristow Group Inc. today announced the acceptance of an S-92® helicopter by Bristow Helicopters Ltd. The helicopter, configured for search and rescue service, was accepted during a ceremony at the Sikorsky facility in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. Bristow Helicopters Ltd. is
Posted on 8 September 2014 | 12:00 am
Airbus Helicopters shows combat-proven capabilities of its rotorcraft for Poland and expands the company's in-country cooperation
Airbus Helicopters' high-profile presence at MSPO Expo this week is focused on demonstrating the capabilities of the company's Tiger HAD attack helicopter and multi-mission EC725 Caracal that perfectly respond to the Polish military's operational requirements
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 6:00 pm
Airbus Helicopters and Romania sign memorandum of understanding to build on four decades of successes
The Government of Romania and Airbus Helicopters have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in a ceremony at the Victoria Palace in Victory Square, the headquarters of the Romanian Government.Present for the signing were Romanian Prime Minister Victor Viorel Ponta; Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Internal Affairs Gabriel Oprea; Minister of ...
Posted on 2 September 2014 | 6:00 pm
- Major presence at Poland's prestigious defence show - Products on display tailored to Poland's requirements, including two frontline battlefield helicopters: the combat-proven EC725 Caracal and the Tiger HAD attack helicopter...
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:00 pm
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.
Posted on 12 August 2014 | 12:00 am
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
Posted on 8 August 2014 | 12:00 am
Date news:06/08/2014 19:23
The aircraft will primarily be used to perform maritime border control missions.
Posted on 6 August 2014 | 1:25 pm
Date news:05/08/2014 18:19
This latest contract continues the growing success of the AW139 for VIP transport mission in this key market, bringing the total number of aircraft sold in North America to 19.
Posted on 5 August 2014 | 12:22 pm
Date news:05/08/2014 18:13
With an upgraded avionics suite and a best-in-class cabin that allows for a fully customized medevac interior, the Maryland State Police AW139s increase the organization’s capabilities and can withstand consistently demanding EMS and search and rescue operations.
Posted on 5 August 2014 | 12:18 pm
The handover of the first EC145 T2 to DRF Luftrettung marks yet another milestone for Airbus Helicopters in the successful program for the BK117/EC145 family.
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:00 pm
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).
Posted on 14 July 2014 | 12:00 am