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Jul
18
2017

KAMAN SIGNS MULTI-YEAR IX H-60 COCKPIT CONTRACT WITH SIKORSKY

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) announced today that its subsidiary Kaman Aerospace Corporation (Kaman) has entered into a new multi-year (MY) contract with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) company, which outlines the pricing and conditions for the manufacture of H-60 cockpits under the Department of Defense MY IX H-60 procurement authorization. The term of the MY agreement between Kaman and Sikorsky will be for five years, starting in 2018 and ending in 2022, per Sikorsky and the U.S. Army’s recent signing of the MY IX contract. Under the agreement, Kaman will continue to manufacture UH-60M Black Hawk and HH-60M MEDEVAC model cockpits for Sikorsky at Kaman’s Jacksonville, Florida, facility. Since 2004 Kaman has delivered more than 1,200 new H-60 cockpits to Sikorsky.

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Jul
14
2017

Helinet Aviation adds Sikorsky UH-60A ESSS Black Hawk to Growing Fleet

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Los Angeles – Helinet Aviation, one of the most respected helicopter operators on the West Coast, announced today the addition of a Sikorsky UH-60A ESSS (External Stores Support System) Black Hawk to its fleet. The ship, which Helinet will market as Movie Hawk, is the first UH-60 based in Los Angeles that is specially equipped for the motion picture and television industry. The aircraft is available for use across the country and further augments Helinet’s position as a leading provider of aerial film production services.

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Jul
05
2017

CH-53K King Stallion Flight Testing Begins Transition to Patuxent River Naval Air Station

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PATUXENT RIVER, Md., July 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) today announced the CH-53K King Stallion program has successfully completed its first extended "cross country" flight from Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida, facility to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. This is the first of several such flights that will occur during 2017 and 2018 as the CH-53K flight test program transitions to the flight test facilities at Patuxent River (PAX).

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Jul
05
2017

CHC Helicopter and Sikorsky Provide Awards for Aviation Students to Attend CHC Safety & Quality Summit

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DALLAS, TEXAS, July 5, 2017 - Today, CHC Helicopter and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, announced two winners have been selected to receive funding to attend the 2017 CHC Safety & Quality Summit.

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Jul
05
2017

German Aerospace Companies Visit Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach Facility

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BUCKEBURG, Germany, July 5, 2017 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, hosted leading German Aerospace companies with engineering, manufacturing and maintenance, repair, overhaul expertise attended the two day event to discuss the new Marine CH-53K King Stallion helicopter and the German Air Force “Schwerer Transporthubschrauber” (STH) Program. The event took place at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida facility.

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Jul
05
2017

CHC Helicopter and Sikorsky Provide Awards for Aviation Students to Attend CHC Safety & Quality Summit

Posted by jhadmin

DALLAS, TEXAS, July 5, 2017 - Today, CHC Helicopter and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, announced two winners have been selected to receive funding to attend the 2017 CHC Safety & Quality Summit.

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Jun
27
2017

Sikorsky Delivers Second S-92® Helicopter to South Korea Coast Guard

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COATESVILLE, Pa., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Korea Coast Guard has accepted delivery of its second S-92® helicopter for search and rescue following a ceremony today. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Jun
05
2017

Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company, Recognizes Top Suppliers

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STRATFORD, Conn., June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky honored top suppliers at a ceremony held recently in West Palm Beach, Fla. Twenty-two suppliers were recognized, including 15 receiving honors as Sikorsky Gold Suppliers for best-in-class performance in achieving on-time delivery, cost and quality standards during 2016.

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May
31
2017

CHC and Sikorsky Commemorate Historic Transatlantic Flight

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DALLAS, TEXAS, May 31, 2017 – CHC Group and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, are marking the 52nd anniversary of their collaboration on the first transatlantic ferry flight by a civilian helicopter, which was also the first unescorted crossing of the Atlantic by helicopter. This milestone was completed in a Sikorsky S-61N operated by Okanagan Helicopters, which later became CHC.

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May
15
2017

WAYPOINT LEASING DELIVERS S-92 AND S-76C++ HELICOPTERS TO OMNI IN BRAZIL

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Limerick, Ireland – Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has delivered a Sikorsky S-92 and S-76C++ to Omni Taxi Aero (OTA) to be used in support of charter contracts within the offshore oil and gas sector in Brazil. Both aircraft were previously operated by CHC and returned as part of CHC’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

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Apr
26
2017

Garmin® announces G5000H upgrade program for the Sikorsky S-70 and UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters

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OLATHE, Kan. /April 26, 2017/Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the availability of the G5000H integrated flight deck upgrade for the existing fleet of Sikorsky S-70 and UH-60A/L Black Hawk helicopters through Global Aviation Solutions (GAS). The G5000H modernizes the cockpit, offers key safety enhancements, improves situational awareness and fulfills global airspace modernization initiatives. Additionally, the G5000H upgrade offers greater reliability, provides added cost-savings that solves avionics obsolescence and expands the operational capability of these versatile helicopters.

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Apr
20
2017

Sikorsky Announces Expanded Support in Asia with Plans for New Customer Support Center

Posted by jhadmin

Singapore – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company today announced plans to expand its S-92® and S-76™ helicopter support services in the Asia-Pacific region. Thai Aviation Services is scheduled to become the first Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Thailand by the end of 2017. The announcement was made at the inaugural 2017 Rotorcraft Asia show.

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Apr
18
2017

Sikorsky Recognizes Brunei Shell Petroleum for 50 Years of Continuous Service with Sikorsky Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Singapore, April 18, 2017 – Sikorsky today recognized Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP) for 50 years of continuous service with Sikorsky helicopters. The recognition event took place at the inaugural 2017 Rotorcraft Asia show. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company.

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Mar
13
2017

Sikorsky Offers Continued Support for Commercial Black Hawk Operators

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Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, remains committed to serving the growing technical and logistical support needs of more than 30 commercial operators who have acquired surplus UH-60A model helicopters from the U.S. Government.

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Mar
05
2017

FLIGHTSAFETY AND SIKORSKY ANNOUNCE NEW SIKORSKY S-76D™ GRAPHICAL FLIGHT-DECK SIMULATOR

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NEW YORK – FlightSafety International and Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company, announce the entry into service of a new Graphical Flight-deck simulator designed specifically for the Sikorsky S-76D helicopter.

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Jan
12
2017

Sikorsky Awarded DARPA ALIAS Phase 3 Contract to Increase Aircraft Autonomy

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STRATFORD, Conn., -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, has won the contract for Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program.

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Dec
22
2016

Sikorsky Recognized as Florida Manufacturer of the Year

Posted by jhadmin

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) was recently recognized as Florida's Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturers Association of Florida at the 13th Annual Manufacturers Summit and Marketplace in Gainesville, Fla.

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Dec
14
2016

Sikorsky Establishes Scholarship through the MedEvac International Foundation

Posted by jhadmin

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) presented a $5,000 donation for the first annual Dr. Suzanne Wedel Scholarship for award by the MedEvac International Foundation. The scholarship donation was presented at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Dec
14
2016

LifePort receives FAA airworthiness approval for the Pilatus PC-12/47 and PC-12/47E

Posted by jhadmin

WOODLAND, Wash., /PRNewswire/ -- LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has received Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness approval for its Patient Loading Utility System™ (PLUS), for the Pilatus PC-12/47 and PC-12/47E aircraft. The addition of this Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to LifePort's portfolio extends the PLUS application across multiple Pilatus aircraft platforms. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company.

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Dec
10
2016

CHC Helicopter to Provide Three Additional Aircraft to Shell

Posted by jhadmin

PERTH, AUSTRALIA, CHC Group (OTC Pink Sheets: HELIQ) (the “Company” or “CHC”) today announced that three new Sikorsky S-92 aircraft will begin serving Shell for the company’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (“FLNG”) project from its base in Broome, Australia. These new aircraft will join a fourth S-92 already in use as part of a two-year extension of the current Shell contract in place since mid-2012.

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Dec
08
2016

Sikorsky Signs Contract with Chilean Air Force for Six S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT) has successfully concluded contract negotiations with the Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile) for six S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters for the service's medium-lift helicopter recapitalization program.

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Dec
07
2016

Sikorsky Opens Testing Facility for Combat Rescue Helicopter

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Stratford, Conn., December 7, 2016 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has inaugurated a new Systems Integration Lab (SIL) to begin testing key systems for the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH), the new aircraft being built for the United States Air Force.

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Nov
29
2016

Sikorsky Innovations Names 7th Entrepreneurial Challenge Awardees

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STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced LiquidPiston as the winner and Spinar America as a Special Recognition awardee of the 7th Entrepreneurial Challenge.

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Nov
21
2016

Sikorsky S-76A™ Helicopter Maintenance Trainer Advances Engineering Program at Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

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SASKATOON, Saskatchewan /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) today celebrated the transfer of an S-76A™ helicopter maintenance trainer to the Saskatchewan Aviation Learning Centre. Valued at CAD 1.3 million (USD 945,000), the non-flying, twin-engine helicopter with associated equipment and documentation provides an important learning tool for students pursuing a career in aviation maintenance.

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Nov
17
2016

MILESTONE AVIATION GROUP LEASES SIKORSKY S-92 TO OMNI TÁXI AÉREO TO SUPPORT PETROBRAS' BRAZILIAN OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS

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Sao Paulo – Milestone Aviation Group Limited ("Milestone"), a GE Capital Aviation Services company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has leased a Sikorsky S-92 to Omni Táxi Aéreo S.A. ("OTA") to support Petrobras' offshore operations in Brazil.

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Nov
01
2016

Associated Aircraft Group expands offerings in the Northeast

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA, Nov. 1, 2016 – Associated Aircraft Group, the Northeast’s largest premier executive Sikorsky S-76® helicopter service, today announced the continued expansion of its helicopter management program with the addition of three Sikorsky S-76 helicopters. The announcement was made at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. AAG is a subsidiary of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT).

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Nov
01
2016

Sikorsky celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of S-92® Helicopter in China

Posted by jhadmin

ZHUHAI, CHINA, Nov. 1, 2016 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) today celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the S-92® helicopter operating in China. Sikorsky made the announcement at Booth H6E1 during Airshow China.

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Oct
11
2016

Asian S-61 Fleet to Receive Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade

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TUCSON, AZ – Universal Avionics and Heli-One are announcing cockpit upgrades to be performed on a fleet of Sikorsky S-61A-4 NURI helicopters for an Asian operator, featuring Universal’s EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays and Multi-Missions Management System (MMMS). Universal Avionics Authorized Dealer, Heli-One, is set to perform the design and installation for the initial aircraft with an Asian Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) organization performing the upgrades for the remainder of the fleet.

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Sep
30
2016

Sikorsky Delivers Alaska’s First S-92® Search and Rescue Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

COATESVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE:LMT) today announced that North Slope Borough (NSB), Alaska, received its first S-92® helicopter dedicated to search and rescue. Acceptance of the aircraft occurred in a ceremony at Sikorsky’s commercial helicopter center here.

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Sep
20
2016

Sikorsky Thanks S-92® Helicopter Operators and Steps Up Support in Key North Sea Region

Posted by jhadmin

STAVANGER, NORWAY, September 20, 2016 – Sikorsky today continued its celebration of the S-92® helicopter fleet’s one million flight hour milestone with events in the North Sea Region, the largest S-92 operating area in the world. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT).

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