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Apr
26
2017

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: G5000H Garmin International S-70 Sikorsky UH-60A UH-60L
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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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Tags: Lockheed Martin S-76 S-92 Sikorsky Thailand
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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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System ALIAS DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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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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Tags: Dr. Suzanne Wedel Scholarship Lockheed Martin MedEvac Sikorsky
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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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: Combat Rescue Helicopter CRH Lockheed Martin Sikorsky SIL Systems Integration Lab US Air Force
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Nov
29
2016

Sikorsky Innovations Names 7th Entrepreneurial Challenge Awardees

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: GE Capital Aviation Services Milestone Aviation Group S-92 Sikorsky
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Nov
01
2016

Associated Aircraft Group expands offerings in the Northeast

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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Tags: EFI-890H Heli-One MMMS MRO NURI helicopter S-61A-4 Sikorsky Universal Avionics
Categories: Press Releases


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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Tags: LMT Lockheed Martin North Slope Borough NSB S-92 Sikorsky
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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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Sep
12
2016

Final Australian MH-60R SEAHAWK® Helicopter delivered to Royal Australian Navy

Posted by jhadmin

NOWRA, Australia, Sept. 12, 2016 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), together with the U.S. Navy, ceremonially delivered the 24th, and final, MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopter to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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Tags: Lockheed Martin MH-60R SEAHAWK RAN Royal Australian Navy Sikorsky US Navy
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Sep
07
2016

AAR Airlift Group Confirms Flight Accident near Palm Bay, Florida

Posted by jhadmin

WOOD DALE, Illinois, September 6, 2016 16:30 EDT – AAR Airlift Group, Inc., subsidiary of AAR Corp. (NYSE: AIR), confirmed that a Sikorsky S-61 helicopter, operating in the Melbourne/Palm Bay, Florida, area, was involved in an accident at approximately 13:40 local time. There were three crew members and no passengers on board the aircraft at the time the accident occurred. Company officials are working closely with local, state, and federal authorities to execute an emergency response effort. AAR Airlift Group’s overriding concern at this time is for those on board the aircraft and their families. We are coordinating and cooperating with the National Transportation Safety Board and may not release any other information at this time.

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Aug
25
2016

Associated Aircraft Group Donates Helicopter Flights to Patient AirLift Services (PALS)

Posted by jhadmin

APPINGERS FALLS, NY – Sikorsky announced today that its Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) has partnered with Patient AirLift Services (PALS), a nonprofit organization that arranges for free volunteer aircraft flights for needy medical patients including military veterans throughout the Northeast. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Tags: AAG Associated Aircraft Group Lockheed Martin PALS Patient AirLift Services Sikorsky
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Jul
28
2016

30th Merlin MK2 Helicopter Delivered to UK Ministry of Defence

Posted by jhadmin

YEOVIL, England July, 28 2016 – The Ministry of Defence has taken delivery of the 30th upgraded Merlin Mk2 helicopter from industry. Lockheed Martin UK joined representatives from the Royal Navy and the Ministry of Defence for a ceremony to mark the handover of the final airframe at Leonardo’s facility in Yeovil, England.

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Jul
18
2016

VIH Aerospace Delivering Sikorsky S-92 Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

July 18, 2016 - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – VIH Aerospace (VIHA - www.vihaerospace.com), a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, manufacturing, repair and overhaul (MMRO) services; and a specialist in designing Supplemental Type Certified solutions for the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter, is in the process of delivering two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters to a leading offshore oil and gas operator, in response to the grounding of the Airbus H225 helicopters pending the investigation of a fatal H225 helicopter crash of the coast of Norway on April 29th, 2016.

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Jul
14
2016

Lockheed Martin Executives Unveil Armed BLACK HAWK Helicopter at Farnborough International Airshow

Posted by jhadmin

Farnborough, England, July 13, 2016 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) unveiled a European-built Sikorsky BLACK HAWK helicopter at the Farnborough International Airshow, showcasing the types of weapons that can be integrated onto the multirole aircraft. Armed external wings on either side of the displayed aircraft feature a total of four weapons stations, with launchers for a mix of air-to-ground missiles, a 19-shot Hydra-70 rocket pod, and an FN HERSTAL Belgium manufactured rocket machine gun pod. For laser designating of a future weapons system as well as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, the aircraft’s cockpit chin features Lockheed Martin’s INFIRNO™ sensor system. Now a Lockheed Martin company, Sikorsky can configure an armed helicopter to the specific preferences of current and future customers.

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Tags: Black Hawk Farnborough International Airshow Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Jul
13
2016

Sikorsky Establishes Forward Stocking Location in Australia; Announces Aberdeen FSL

Posted by jhadmin

FARNBOROUGH, ENG – July 13, 2016 Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) today announced the opening of a Forward Stocking Location in Brisbane, Australia, at the Sikorsky Helitech facility. The announcement was made at the Farnborough International Air Show.

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Jul
13
2016

Sikorsky Recognizes Bristow and the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency for Excellence in Lifesaving Achievement

Posted by jhadmin

FARNBOROUGH, ENG – July 13, 2016 Sikorsky recognized Bristow Helicopters Limited and the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency today at the 2016 Farnborough Air Show for excellence in lifesaving achievement with the S-92® helicopter. Bristow Helicopters Limited is an affiliate of Bristow Group Inc. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT).

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Tags: Bristow Helicopters Lockheed Martin Sikorsky UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency
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Jul
12
2016

Lockheed Martin Explores Adaptable Weapons Kit for International BLACK HAWK Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

FARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND, July 12, 2016 – Lockheed Martin is exploring options to bring its weapons integration expertise to bear on the European S-70 BLACK HAWK helicopters made by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company. The goal is to produce an armed kit scalable to the requirements of customers that procure BLACK HAWK aircraft direct from Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT).

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Jul
12
2016

Sikorsky and Bristow Sign 10-Year Support Agreement for S-92® Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

FARNBOROUGH, ENG – July 12, 2016 Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE:LMT) and Bristow Helicopters today signed a 10-year agreement providing Bristow’s S-92® fleet with extended support for its aftermarket material needs. Sikorsky’s Total Assurance Program provides Bristow continued aftermarket support to operate its S-92 fleet within a known budget, reducing the risk of unplanned costs.

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