Sikorsky Aircraft

August 27, 2009 - 10:59am

Sikorsky Aircraft yesterday said it has begun whirl testing a demonstration rotor system with active flaps as part of the company’s “commitment to design, develop, test and ultimately field next-generation technologies that will advance the current state of rotorcraft.” Development partners on the project are United Technologies Research Center for the blades and Hamilton Sundstrand Claverham for the flap actuators.

July 28, 2009 - 9:57am

Sikorsky Aerospace Services, the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft, has dedicated its Composite Technology unit’s new helicopter blade repair and overhaul center at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas.
The new, 152,000-sq-ft building is nearly three times the size of the company’s
former facility.

June 15, 2009 - 7:36am

Sikorsky Aerospace Services has opened a rotary- and fixed-wing avionics center of excellence at its Derco Aerospace facility in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the company announced on Monday. Sikorsky Aerospace Services acts as the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

June 3, 2009 - 10:04am

Last month Sikorsky displayed a mock-up of a possible X2 Light Tactical Helicopter
(LTH) design at the Army Aviation Association of America annual convention. The mockup reflects Sikorsky’s military concept for the X2 compound helicopter research vehicle, currently in flight test. Sikorsky hopes to set a new helicopter speed record

June 3, 2009 - 7:54am

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) has opened a regional parts facility with Times Aerospace Korea (TAK) at the Gimpo Aerospace Complex in Gimpo City, Gyongg-Do, Republic of Korea. The facility will stock parts for Sikorsky helicopters and may also stock fixed-wing aircraft parts for customers of Derco Aerospace, a SAS company. TAK is an authorized Sikorsky S-76 service center and owns and operates Sikorsky S-92s and S-61s.

June 3, 2009 - 7:07am

The new Global Executive Helicopter Network (GEHN) began operations on May 1 as a transatlantic alliance of helicopter charter providers. The program has been launched by Sikorsky’s  Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) subsidiary, which operates 10 S-76s in the northeastern U.S.

May 6, 2009 - 12:04pm

Times Aerospace Korea (TAK) has partnered with Sikorsky Aerospace Services to open a regional parts stocking facility at Gimpo Aerospace Industrial Complex in Gimpo City, South Korea. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft.

May 1, 2009 - 4:38am

Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary Schweizer Aircraft has signed a deal with Phoenix Heliparts appointing the company a factory-authorized aircraft sales distributor and service center for the line of Schweizer commercial helicopters.

March 27, 2009 - 12:18pm

The helicopter industry isn’t immune to the terrible trouble affecting the global economy, but if Heli-Expo’09 is any indication, the greater diversity among operators of the world’s helicopter fleets helped deliver record high attendance and exhibitor activity.

February 23, 2009 - 3:50pm

Heli-Expo is normally a venue for major announcements, but in an ironic twist, one of Sikorsky Aircraft’s announcements on Monday was that it will be making an announcement about the S-92–eventually.

 
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