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Jul
01
2019

Aerometals Introduces Sikorsky S-70i/UH-60 Blackhawk Engine Inlet Barrier Filter

Posted by jhadmin

July 1, 2019, Sacramento, California, U.S.A - Aerospace design, engineering, and manufacturing specialty leader for over 35 years, Aerometals, has announced the introduction of a new generation Engine Inlet Barrier Filter (EIBF), designed, manufactured, flight tested and delivered by the company. Utilizing complex computer airflow modeling and three-dimensional CAD technology, Aerometals is now delivering a revolutionary new EIBF designed both for the Sikorsky S70i and Blackhawk UH-60 utility helicopters.

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Tags: AeroMetals Blackhawk S70i Sikorsky UH-60
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Jun
17
2019

Collins Aerospace joins Sikorsky in revolutionizing approach to autonomous flight with new fly-by-wire technology

Posted by jhadmin

PARIS (June 17, 2019) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has developed a new technologically advanced fly-by-wire retrofit solution that enables autonomous flight for rotary and fixed wing aircraft. The technology was demonstrated as part of Sikorsky’s Optionally Piloted Vehicle (OPV) system. Sikorsky’s S-70 OPV Black Hawk flew for the first time on May 29 as part of the DARPA Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program.

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Jun
11
2019

Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, (NYSE: LMT) will build six production VH-92A Presidential Helicopters under a contract from the U.S Navy. These helicopters are part of the 23 aircraft program of record for the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin Presidential Helicopter Sikorsky US Marine Corps US Navy VH-92A
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Jun
06
2019

Sikorsky Flies Black Hawk With Optionally Piloted Vehicle Technology

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A technology kit developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), was used for the first time to operate a Black Hawk helicopter with full-authority, fly-by-wire flight controls. The May 29 flight marked the official start to the flight test program for the soon-to-be optionally piloted aircraft. Follow-on flight testing aims to include envelope expansion throughout the summer leading to fully autonomous flight (zero pilots) in 2020.

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May
29
2019

Sikorsky Formally Responds To Call For Competition For Germany’s New Heavy Lift Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

BERLIN May – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), formally responded to the German Air Force "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) Program call for competition. Sikorsky expects to offer the most modern heavy lift helicopter in production, the CH-53K King Stallion, in response to the official Request for Proposals, which is expected this summer. The new STH heavy lifter will allow the Bundeswehr to move troops and equipment more quickly, safely and effectively than ever before.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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May
20
2019

Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Achieves First Flight

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., -- The Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida site, an important step toward bringing this all-new aircraft to service members to perform critical search and rescue operations. The aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) and based on the proven UH-60M Black Hawk, is customized for the U.S. Air Force 's rescue mission and will ensure the Air Force fulfills its mission to leave no one behind.

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Apr
18
2019

Heli-One and Caverton Helicopters Sign Maintenance Support Agreement

Posted by jhadmin

April 18, 2019, Heli-One, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, and Caverton Helicopters have signed a multi-year maintenance support agreement for a Sikorsky S-76C++. Heli-One will be providing Caverton’s S-76C++ with comprehensive maintenance support covering airframe, components (including dynamics), avionics, rotor blades, rescue equipment and more. Caverton will benefit from Heli-One’s experience and extensive support options for planned and unplanned events for the S-76 aircraft type,

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Tags: Caverton Helicopters Heli-One S-76C++ Sikorsky
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Apr
15
2019

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL EXPANDS ITS SIKORSKY S-70 TRAINING PROGRAM

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NEW YORK (April 15, 2019) –FlightSafety International announces a significant expansion of the training programs it offers for the Sikorsky S-70 helicopter.

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Tags: FlightSafety Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Mar
25
2019

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ Helicopter Achieves First Flight

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., – The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Fla., site. This revolutionary aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA], will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Mar
22
2019

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ Helicopter Achieves First Flight

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., – The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Fla., site. This revolutionary aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA], will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Mar
21
2019

Sikorsky Recognizes County Of Los Angeles Fire Department For Role Battling Woolsey Fire With Aerial Firefighting Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Stratford, Conn, - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) has recognized the County of Los Angeles Fire Department’s Air Operations Section for its efforts in combating last November’s devastating Woolsey Fire with firefighting helicopters. The Fire Department operates eight multi-mission helicopters, including three S-70A Sikorsky Firehawk aircraft.

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Tags: FIREHAWK Lockheed Martin Los Angeles Fire Department S-70A Sikorsky
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Mar
06
2019

Sikorsky Introduces S-92A+™ And S-92B™ Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced new plans for its S-92® helicopter line that will re-designate fielded helicopters as the S-92A+ after modification, and newly produced aircraft as the S-92B. The two variants will share a nearly identical configuration, with S-92B helicopters also featuring enlarged cabin windows and plans for a common cabin door suitable for offshore and SAR configurations. The announcement came at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Honors CHC S-92® Helicopter Crew For Rescue In Norway

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today recognized the heroic efforts of a CHC Helicopter crew with a Sikorsky Rescue Award, highlighting a successful search and rescue mission conducted with an S-92® helicopter. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented the Winged-S Rescue Award in a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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Tags: CHC Helicopter Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

Everett Aviation Signs With Lobo Leasing For Its First Sikorsky S-92A™ Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, March 5, 2019 -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today welcomed Everett Aviation as its newest S-92A™ helicopter customer at a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. Everett signed a contract with Lobo Leasing Limited for a utility S-92A helicopter that will support oil and gas and utility operations.

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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Expands IFly™ Performance Calculator To S-70i™ Black Hawk® Helicopter Operators

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) issued a beta version of its iFly Sikorsky™ performance calculator for the S-70i™ Black Hawk® helicopter. Available from the Apple Store as an iPad tablet app, iFly Sikorsky gives S-70i administrators, pilots and mission planners a quick and easy method to configure aircraft cabin layout and installed mission equipment; calculate aircraft weight and balance; access weather data; review takeoff, landing, and cruise profiles; predict aircraft performance during each phase of flight; and determine range relative to aircraft position and intended destination.

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Tags: Black Hawk iFly Sikorsky Lockheed Martin S-70i Sikorsky
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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Integrates North Sea Oil Rig Weather Data And Satcom Connectivity Into Newest IFly Sikorsky App Release

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, – S-92 helicopter operators flying to Norway’s North Sea oil rigs will soon be able to receive real-time meteorological data direct from micro weather stations located at destination helidecks. Integrated by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), into the 2.2 release of the iFly Sikorsky™ flight performance calculator, the upgraded app will allow flight planners and aircrews to determine environmental conditions at offshore rigs before an aircraft’s departure from home base, or optionally via satellite communication link while in flight.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin S-92 Sikorsky
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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Receives FAA Type Certification In The Restricted Category For The S-70M Black Hawk Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) received a type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifying that the S-70M Black Hawk helicopter design meets the applicable airworthiness requirements in the Restricted Category. The type certificate will allow Sikorsky to request authorization from the FAA to produce S-70M aircraft for the following special purpose operations increasingly requested by the growing civil helicopter market: external cargo, agriculture operations, and forest and wildlife conservation.

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Tags: Black Hawk FAA Lockheed Martin S-70M Sikorsky
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Authorizes Eagle Copters Ltd. As Customer Support Center In Canada

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, March 5, 2019 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today that it will authorize Eagle Copters Ltd. to operate as its latest Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Canada. The announcement came at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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Mar
04
2019

Concorde Battery Announces New FAA STC Certification for Lead Acid Battery Upgrade on Sikorsky S-92A Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

WEST COVINA, CA – FAA STC SR00917DE has been approved to install Concorde Battery Corporation's Platinum Series® RG-292-102 (17Ah) or RG-292-103A (24Ah) on Sikorsky Aircraft S-92A helicopters. Concorde developed the RG-292 batteries as direct fit replacement for the original Ni-Cd battery. The table below indicates the correct Concorde battery to install dependent on the existing OEM battery. The existing temperature sensor connector is capped, bagged, and stowed.

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Feb
27
2019

Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters Prepare For Flight Test

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Two fully assembled HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH), built by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), are preparing for their maiden flights, which will occur before mid-year at the Sikorsky West Palm Beach site in Florida.

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Feb
11
2019

Sikorsky's AAG And BLADE Announce Agreement For On-Demand Urban Mobility Option In New York City Using Sikorsky S-76® Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky's subsidiary Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) and Fly Blade, Inc ("BLADE"), a digitally-powered aviation company, announced an agreement today to provide a new on-demand urban mobility option in the New York City metro area. AAG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Jan
30
2019

Sikorsky S-92A® Helicopter To Commence Operations In Mexico

Posted by jhadmin

Stratford, Conn., Jan. 30, 2019 ­­– A major oil company has selected three Sikorsky S-92® helicopters to provide deepwater transportation to rigs off the shores of Mexico. Three fielded S-92 helicopters will support the client’s operations, including crew change and search and rescue. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Jan
29
2019

Sikorsky Australia Moves Forward Stocking Location To Perth

Posted by jhadmin

Perth, Australia – Jan. 29, 2019, Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) today announced the relocation of its Forward Stocking Location (FSL) from Australia’s East Coast in Brisbane to the West Coast in Perth.

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Dec
26
2018

Sikorsky, Boeing Provide First Look at SB>1 DEFIANT™

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Dec. 26, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA] provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT™ is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today’s conventional helicopters and offers advanced agility and maneuverability. It will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Tags: Boeing DB>1 DEFIANT Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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Nov
08
2018

US Navy awards Sikorsky contract for CH-53E, MH-53E supply and logistics support

Posted by jhadmin

The US Navy has awarded Sikorsky a USD717 million performance-based logistics (PBL) contract to provide supply and logistics support to CH-53E Super Stallion and MH-53E Sea Dragon heavy-lift helicopters, according to a 5 November company statement.

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Tags: CH-53E MH-53E PBL Sea Dragon Sikorsky Super Stallion US Navy USD717
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Nov
06
2018

Lockheed Martin Successfully Integrates Advanced Radar System With Unmanned Aerostat

Posted by jhadmin

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2018 —Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completed the successful integration of a Telephonics RDR-1700B radar onto a 74K aerostat for land and sea missions. This latest milestone follows Lockheed Martin’s successful integration of various payloads including radar sensors from Telephonics, Leonardo and Northrop Grumman as well as electro-optic / infra-red cameras from L-3 Wescam.

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Nov
06
2018

Sikorsky Wins $717 Million Award To Sustain Super Stallion And Sea Dragon Aircraft For The U.S. Marine Corps And U.S. Navy

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), was awarded a performance-based logistics contract with a value of $717 million. The contract will provide supply and logistics support to the entire fleet of in-service CH-53E Super Stallions and MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters. The H-53E is a battle proven heavy-lift helicopter continuing to support the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy in missions at home and around the world.

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Tags: LMT Lockheed Martin Marines MH-53E Sea Dragon Sikorsky US Marine Corps
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Oct
29
2018

U.S. Army Pilots Fly Autonomous Sikorsky Helicopter In First-Of-Its-Kind Demonstration

Posted by jhadmin

FORT EUSTIS, Va., Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army pilots exercised supervised autonomy to direct an optionally-piloted helicopter (OPV) through a series of missions to demonstrate technology developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The series of flights marked the first time that non-Sikorsky pilots operated the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft (SARA), a modified S-76B commercial helicopter, as an OPV aircraft.

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Oct
22
2018

LifePort Announces AeroSled Upgrade At AMTC

Posted by jhadmin

PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced an AeroSled TS product upgrade today at the annual Air Medical Transport Conference. The design is based on feedback from the operator community and will significantly increase the durability of medical stretchers used on board civilian helicopters. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Oct
19
2018

Heli-One Completes Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade for S-76 VVIP

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Universal Avionics (UA) announces the completion of Authorized Dealer, Heli-One's Sikorsky S-76 VVIP helicopter flight deck upgrade. The avionics upgrade replaces legacy Electronic Flight Instrument Systems (EFIS) with three UA EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays. The system also includes a new UA UNS-1Lw Flight Management System (FMS) with Vision-1™ Synthetic Vision System.

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Tags: Heli-One S-76 Sikorsky UA Universal Avionics
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