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Jul
11
2020

Vertical Aviation Technologies Purchase of Type Certificate 1H2

Posted by jhadmin

Vertical Aviation Technologies, Inc. located at Orlando-Sanford International Airport, Florida announces the recent purchase of Type Certificate 1H2 from Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. Type Certificate 1H2 is the FAA design approval for the S-52 series helicopters originally developed and certified by Sikorsky and will be used to reenter the commercial market with the new S-52L. “This is a step forward with the history of the S-52.” says Brad Clark, President . “For 33 years we’ve been selling the S-52 Hummingbird helicopter as an experimental kit. The program has been highly successful however the light helicopter commercial market needs more competition and we believe we can be a market leader. We have a proven product with no development risks.”

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Tags: 1H2 Sikorsky Vertical Aviation Technologies
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Mar
02
2020

Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Program Awarded Second Low Rate Initial Production Contract As Flight Tests Progress

Posted by jhadmin

ORLANDO, Fla., -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), will build 12 additional HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH) following a second Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract award by the U.S. Air Force, known as Lot 2, and valued at over $500 million. The award follows a string of significant program milestones in 2019, including first flight, a Milestone C decision by the Air Force, and award of the first Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract for 10 aircraft. The HH-60W is an all-new helicopter based on the proven UH-60M Black Hawk and customized for the U.S. Air Force's rescue mission.

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Tags: Combat Rescue Helicopter CRH HH-60W Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
21
2020

Sikorsky Receives Second Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 20, 2020 -- 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 Marines Presidential Helicopter Sikorsky US Navy VH-92A
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Feb
10
2020

Sikorsky Statement Following NTSB Investigative Update

Posted by jhadmin

Our condolences remain with the family, friends and communities who lost loved ones. We continue working closely with the NTSB and are providing technical support during the investigation. Safety is always our top priority. We are aware of the preliminary report; if there are any actionable findings throughout the course of the investigation, we will inform our customers. Please refer any questions related to the investigation to the NTSB.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin NTSB Sikorsky
Categories: Press Releases


Jan
29
2020

MAXCRAFT AVIONICS & CANADIAN HELICOPTERS TEAM UP FOR ASTRONAUTICS ROADRUNNER® EFI RETROFIT

Posted by jhadmin

(Vancouver, BC) January 29, 2020 - Maxcraft Avionics Ltd, one of the largest avionics shops in Canada, has teamed up with Canadian Helicopters to retrofit the Bell 212 and the Sikorsky S-61 with Astronautics AFI4700 RoadRunner® Electronic Flight Instrument (EFI). It’s form-fit-function EFI that is designed as a replacement for Attitude Director Indicator and Horizontal Situational Indicator primary flight instruments.

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Tags: Bell 212 Canadian Helicopters Maxcraft Avionics S-61 Sikorsky
Categories: Press Releases


Jan
29
2020

ERICKSON INCORPORATED & SIKORSKY SIGN DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT TO TACKLE THE FUTURE OF FIREFIGHTING

Posted by jhadmin

PORTLAND, ORE. – Erickson Incorporated, a worldwide leading operator, maintainer, and manufacturer of utility aircraft, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and premier manufacturer and developer of rotorcraft and autonomy solutions have signed a development agreement aimed at tackling the future of firefighting in the 21st century. Erickson will work to develop the next generation of pilot optional nighttime firefighting solutions, integrating Sikorsky’s MATRIX™ Technology into a digitally enabled fire management system never-before used in night firefighting.

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Tags: Erickson Incorporated Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
Categories: Press Releases


Jan
13
2020

Sikorsky And Rheinmetall Submit Proposal For Germany’s New Heavy Lift Helicopter, The CH-53K

Posted by jhadmin

Koblenz, Germany Jan. 13, 2020 – Today, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and Rheinmetall representing the German industry team, submitted the bid for the production and operation of the Sikorsky CH-53K ("King Stallion") as the Bundeswehr's new heavy-lift transport helicopter for its "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) program.

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Tags: CH-53K King Stallion Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
Categories: Press Releases

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