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LA County Fire Dept contracts for 4th and 5th Fire Hawks

LA County Fire Dept contracts for 4th and 5th Fire Hawks

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, received a contract from the County of Los Angeles for two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters in a baseline configuration. Sikorsky is assembling the two new S-70i Black Hawk helicopters for delivery to L.A. County in December 2017. Compared to the S-70A model, the S-70i aircraft will feature wide… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 11-Sep-17

LA County Fire Dept orders two new Fire Hawks

LA County Fire Dept orders two new Fire Hawks

A Los Angeles County Fire Department Sikorsky S70i Firehawk helicopter makes a water drop in support of firefighters on the ground. Photo by Douglas Morrison. At its regular meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors authorized the Internal Services Department to proceed with the acquisition of two Sikorsky S70i… Read more »

Source: LA County Fire Department, 24-Jul-17

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Sikorsky transfers S-70i to Aselsan for Turkish development program

Sikorsky transfers S-70i to Aselsan for Turkish development program

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has transferred to defense electronics firm Aselsan an S-70i Black Hawk helicopter for use as the prototype aircraft for the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP). The aircraft will enable Sikorsky to integrate an Aselsan-developed avionics suite into the Republic of Turkey’s new T70 utility helicopter, and later into Turkish-built Sikorsky… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 05-Mar-17

LockMart explores Adaptable Weapons Kit for S70i Black Hawks

LockMart explores Adaptable Weapons Kit for S70i Black Hawks

Lockheed Martin is exploring options to bring its weapons integration expertise to bear on the European-built 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 International BLACK HAWK aircraft direct from Lockheed Martin. “Last year’s acquisition of… Read more »

Source: LockMart, 12-Jul-16

PGZ partners with Sikorsky on Polish S70i bid

PGZ partners with Sikorsky on Polish S70i bid

Sikorsky and its subsidiary PZL Mielec have today signed a memorandum of understanding with Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), one of the largest defence groups in Europe, under which PGZ companies would have significant involvement in the S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopter programme if Sikorsky and PZL Mielec are selected by the Polish government to provide a… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 12-Jul-16

Sikorsky factory in Poland completes prototype Turkish Utility Helicopter

Sikorsky factory in Poland completes prototype Turkish Utility Helicopter

Just two weeks after the Turkish Government announced the start of the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP) to build a fleet of multi-role T70 utility helicopters based on the S-70i™ BLACK HAWK aircraft, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, has accepted the program’s prototype aircraft produced by its Polish subsidiary PZL Mielec. “On-time delivery and the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 24-Jun-16

Polish factory completes 300th Black Hawk cabin

Polish factory completes 300th Black Hawk cabin

Employees at PZL Mielec, together with representatives from Polish suppliers, today celebrated the completion and shipment of the 300th BLACK HAWK helicopter cabin built in Poland. The cabin, a complex structure the size of a cargo van, is made from around 3,000 separate components. Completed cabins are joined to the S-70i™ BLACK HAWK aircraft produced… Read more »

Source: PZL Mielec, 27-Mar-16

EASA approves CAE Brunei Training Centre

EASA approves CAE Brunei Training Centre

The CAE Brunei Multi-Purpose Training Centre (MPTC), a joint venture of CAE and the Ministry of Finance of Brunei Darussalam, today announced that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has formally certified the CAE Brunei MPTC as an Approved Training Organisation (ATO).  The CAE Brunei MPTC was certified under the ATO held by CAE’s Oslo… Read more »

Source: CAE, 13-Oct-15

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Sikorsky Training Academy Graduates First Class of S-70i Pilots and Maintainers

Sikorsky Training Academy Graduates First Class of S-70i Pilots and Maintainers

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced its first graduating class from the Sikorsky Training Academy (STA). A team of Brunei pilots and maintainers recently completed in-depth flight and maintenance training in Stuart, Fla. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.  “We have taken the concept of single-source training and created a new paradigm with the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 24-Feb-14

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Air Methods Awarded Multiple International Completion Contracts

Air Methods Awarded Multiple International Completion Contracts

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, announced today that its United Rotorcraft Division has been awarded contracts totaling up to $5.5 million with the Ecuadorian Navy, AgustaWestland, and an unnamed customer in the Middle East to design, manufacture, certify and complete several airframes for a variety of missions. “United Rotorcraft… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 20-Feb-14

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Brunei accepts four Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawks

Brunei accepts four Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawks

The Ministry of Defence this week at the Brunei International Defence Exhibition (Bridex) accepted two Sikorsky S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters into the Royal Brunei Air Force following an unveiling attended by His Majesty the Sultan. Two more Sikorsky S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopters are currently undergoing the process of acceptance at the Royal Brunei Air Force…. Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 06-Dec-13

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Colombia takes delivery of first S-70i with Terrain Awareness and Warning Capability

Colombia takes delivery of first S-70i with Terrain Awareness and Warning Capability

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has delivered to the Colombian Army two S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters incorporating a Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) as standard equipment. Colombia is the first country to field S-70i helicopters equipped with HTAWS, which Sikorsky has customized for the unique requirements of the combat assault and… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 18-Oct-13

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Colombian Army buys two more S-70i Black Hawks

Colombian Army buys two more S-70i Black Hawks

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) announced today at the LAAD Defence & Security International Exhibition that the Colombian Army has contracted to buy two additional S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters. The two aircraft will augment five S-70i helicopters that arrived January 30 in Colombia to join the Special Forces of the Colombian… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 11-Apr-13

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Colombian Army takes delivery of five S-70i Black Hawks

Colombian Army takes delivery of five S-70i Black Hawks

The Colombian Army has formally inducted five new Sikorsky S-70i multi-mission helicopters into its fleet of BLACK HAWK aircraft. Colombia is the first South American country to buy the S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter variant from Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. “We are honored by the trust the Colombian Armed Forces continue to… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 22-Mar-13

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L-3 Aviation Products Selected for Sikorsky H-60 and S-70i

L-3 Aviation Products Selected for Sikorsky H-60 and S-70i

L-3 Aviation Products (AP) announced today that Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation has selected the GH-3001™ Electronic Standby Instrument System (ESIS), Stormscope® WX-500 Lightning Detection System and PS-855 Emergency Power Supply (EPS) for its H-60 and S-70i™ helicopter platforms. This follow-on award is a five-year contract that spans from 2013 through 2017. The Sikorsky H-60 and S-70i… Read more »

Source: L-3 Aviation Products, 08-Mar-13

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Large helicopter fleet deployed for Haj security

Large helicopter fleet deployed for Haj security

A total of 19 helicopters – including Sikorsky S92, S70i and Schweizer 434s – have been deployed  in Haj security operations this year and the operations have begun relatively early. (see full story)

08-Oct-12

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Aero Vodochody signs contract to produce 50 S70i cockpits

Aero Vodochody signs contract to produce 50 S70i cockpits

AERO Vodochody signed a contract for delivery of cockpits for Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk helicopter today at ILA Berlin air show. Aero will deliver no fewer than 50 cockpit structural assemblies to PZL Mielec through 2017. The S-70i cockpit structure Aero will make for Polish company PZL Mielec, subsidiary to American Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation consists… Read more »

Source: Aero Vodochody, 14-Sep-12

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Brunei marks milestones in S70i fleet acquisition

Brunei marks milestones in S70i fleet acquisition

On 2 December 2011, the Ministry of Defence, Brunei Darussalam (MINDEF) signed a contract with Sikorsky International Operations, Inc. for the delivery of twelve (12) S-70iâ„¢ BLACK HAWK helicopters with spare parts, ground support equipment and training package. To date, the project has achieved several major milestones which include the completion of several design reviews… Read more »

Source: Brunei Ministry of Defence, 03-Jul-12

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Sandel HeliTAWSâ„¢ selected for Sikorsky S-70i

Sandel HeliTAWSâ„¢ selected for Sikorsky S-70i

Sandel Avionics has announced it has been selected by the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Stratford, CT, to provide a new MIL-STD version of its Sandel HeliTAWS wire and terrain alerting system, the model ST3453H, for forward-fit installation aboard the new S-70i Black Hawk helicopter in mid-2012. The commercial model ST3400H Sandel HeliTAWS is the industry’s first… Read more »

Source: Sandel Avionics, 12-Feb-12

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Sikorsky confirms HeliHub report of Brunei S-70i order

Sikorsky confirms HeliHub report of Brunei S-70i order

Sikorsky have issued the following press release on the order for 12 S-70i helicopters from Brunei’s military – but HeliHub.com had already run the story almost THREE WEEKS ago!  (see here) Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has formally signed a contract with the Brunei Ministry of Defence to provide 12 S-70iâ„¢… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 09-Dec-11

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Brunei orders 12 Black Hawks to replace 212s, 105s

Brunei orders 12 Black Hawks to replace 212s, 105s

The Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam is pleased to announce the contract award for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Support Helicopter Project to Sikorsky International Operations, Inc, United States of America. The project is for the supply of twelve (12) BLACKHAWK S-70i helicopters to replace the current fleet of Bell 212 and BO105 helicopters… Read more »

Source: Brunei military, 17-Nov-11

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Mexican State of Jalisco takes delivery of S-70i

Mexican State of Jalisco takes delivery of S-70i

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has delivered an S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter to Jalisco, the first state government in Mexico to acquire the newest variant of the world’s most employed military utility aircraft. Jalisco state police will deploy the aircraft for general law enforcement with initial aircraft operation anticipated during October’s XVI Pan American Games. Sikorsky is… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 01-Oct-11

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Sikorsky delivers first S70i’s to Saudi Interior Ministry

Sikorsky delivers first S70i’s to Saudi Interior Ministry

Below we run the Sikorsky press release verbatim, although they are at pain to refer to “undisclosed customer” and the associated photos have logos and serial numbers covered over.  HeliHub.com is very surprised by this apparent attempt to secrecy when Sikorsky stated in their July 2010 press release that “the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 08-Aug-11

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Brunei rejects B412 and AW139 by reducing contest to Eurocopter and Sikorsky

Brunei rejects B412 and AW139 by reducing contest to Eurocopter and Sikorsky

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has down-selected two companies who will compete for the Support Helicopter Project (SH Poject) contract, namely Eurocopter and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky). With Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF) fleet of Bell 212 and BO105 nearing the end of its operational life, the SH Project was brought about in line with… Read more »

Source: Brunei MINDEF, 25-Jul-11

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Mexico’s State of Jalisco to purchase S-70i

Mexico’s State of Jalisco to purchase S-70i

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the contract to sell one S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter to the state of Jalisco in Mexico. With the sale, Jalisco will become the first state in Mexico to acquire its own BLACK HAWK helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Jalisco is one of 31 states in… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Jun-11

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