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Waypoint Delivers 2 helicopters to Omni

Waypoint Delivers 2 helicopters to Omni

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has delivered a Sikorsky S-92 and S-76C++ to Omni Taxi Aero (OTA) to be used in support of charter contracts within the offshore oil and gas sector in Brazil.  Both aircraft were previously operated by CHC and returned as… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 15-May-17

Heli-One and Helijet Sign Letter of Intent for Five-Year Sikorsky S76C+ Supply

Heli-One and Helijet Sign Letter of Intent for Five-Year Sikorsky S76C+ Supply

Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce the signing of a Letter of Intent with Helijet International to provide fleet upgrade helicopter services utilizing Sikorsky S-76C+ aircraft. As part of the agreement, up to six Sikorsky S-76C+ aircraft will be supplied and custom-completed for Helijet…. Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 09-Mar-17

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Esterline Announces STC for its CMA-6800 Display Solution on the S-76B/C Helicopter

Esterline Announces STC for its CMA-6800 Display Solution on the S-76B/C Helicopter

Esterline Avionics Systems is pleased to announce that DAC International, a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval to install the Esterline CMA-6800 LCD Display on the S-76B/C helicopter. The STC includes approvals for the S-76B, S-76C+ and S-76C++ models. Cisco Hernandez, President of DAC International, said: “We believe… Read more »

Source: Esterline, 09-Mar-17

Esterline CMA-6800 Display Granted STC on the S-76B/C Helicopter

Esterline CMA-6800 Display Granted STC on the S-76B/C Helicopter

DAC International, a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval to install the Esterline CMA-6800 LCD Display on the S-76B/C helicopter. The STC includes approvals for the S-76B, S-76C+ and S-76C++ models. Cisco Hernandez, president of DAC International, said: “We believe that the CMA-6800 display offers many benefits as… Read more »

Source: Esterline Avionics Systems, 07-Mar-17

Maxcraft Avionics Receives STC for Category “A” Urban Operations from Ground Level and Elevated Heliports

Maxcraft Avionics Receives STC for Category “A” Urban Operations from Ground Level and Elevated Heliports

Maxcraft Avionics Ltd announced that they have received Transport Canada STC SH16-53 for Category “A” Urban Operations from Ground Level and Elevated Heliports. Sikorsky S76C+/C++ aircraft equipped with this STC can achieve operational approval for takeoff and landings at H1 designated heliports. Multiple Canadian EMS rotorcraft operators faced suspension of H1 heliport operations at critical… Read more »

Source: Maxcraft Avionics, 06-Mar-17

DAC International receives a Supplemental Type Certificate for the CMA-6800

DAC International receives a Supplemental Type Certificate for the CMA-6800

DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced today that it has received a Supplemental Type Certificate for the Esterline CMA-6800 Display for the Sikorsky S76B/C Helicopter. The STC includes the S76C+ and S76C++ models. “The product provides many benefits as a form fit function replacement for the Honeywell ED-800 product… Read more »

Source: DAC International, 09-Feb-17

DAC International receives STC approval for CMA-6800 display

DAC International receives STC approval for CMA-6800 display

DAC INTERNATIONAL INC. (DAC), a subsidiary of Aero Precision Holdings LP, announced today that it has received a Supplemental Type Certificate for the Esterline CMA-6800 Display for the Sikorsky S76B/C Helicopter. The STC includes the S76C+ and S76C++ models. “The product provides many benefits as a form fit function replacement for the Honeywell ED-800 product… Read more »

Source: DAC International, 10-Jan-17

Columbia CAA approves Sikorsky S76C, S76D and S92A

Columbia CAA approves Sikorsky S76C, S76D and S92A

Colombia’s civil aviation authority Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aeronáutica Civil (UAEAC) has approved the Offshore and Utility Type Certificate for Sikorsky’s S-76C™ series (C, C+, C++), S-76D™ and S-92A® helicopters. The certificate enables Colombia’s commercial aviation operators to add the multi-role helicopters for transportation of workers or cargo to offshore oil and gas rigs, as… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 01-Dec-16

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Possible Third Helicopter for Trauma Star

Possible Third Helicopter for Trauma Star

Monroe County is looking into purchasing a third helicopter to add to their Trauma Star service. FL Keys News reports that the two main points of discussion for this decision are whether the privately run LifeNet helicopter ambulance service will renew their contract with Low Keys Medical Centre in March, as cost-per-flight charges have gone… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 28-Oct-16

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FAA approves FlightSafety Singapore S-76 simulator to Level-D

FAA approves FlightSafety Singapore S-76 simulator to Level-D

FlightSafety International announces that its simulator for the Sikorsky S-76C+™ and S-76C++™ located in Singapore has been qualified to Level D by the United States Federal Aviation Administration. The facility has also been approved to provide FAA PART 142 training under FlightSafety’s single certificate. “We are pleased to announce that training for the Sikorsky S-76C+… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 15-Mar-16

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Sikorsky launches S76C+ to C++ upgrade program

Sikorsky launches S76C+ to C++ upgrade program

Sikorsky today introduced a program that will enable operators to upgrade their S-76C+™ aircraft to the S-76C++™ configuration. The announcement was made at the 2016 Helicopter International Association Heli-Expo show. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT). The upgrade increases performance capabilities by expanding the aircraft’s mission envelope to S-76C++ profiles, including greater take-off and cruising… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 03-Mar-16

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Turbomeca to offer S-76C+ engine upgrade program

Turbomeca to offer S-76C+ engine upgrade program

Turbomeca (Safran) will introduce an engine retrofit program to enable Arriel 2S1powered S-76C+ operators to upgrade to the Arriel 2S2 S-76C++ model. This engine upgrade will be conducted alongside an airframe retrofit program provided by Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin company. Upgrading to S-76C++ configuration with Arriel 2S2 engines will deliver improved mission capabilities including… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 03-Mar-16

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Axalta partners with SureFlight to refinish S76C for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Axalta partners with SureFlight to refinish S76C for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, partnered with SureFlight premiere aviation completion specialists to refinish two colorful, child-friendly pediatric critical care transport helicopters for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of Miami Children’s Health System. Axalta and SureFlight spent over 1,000 man hours refinishing the aircraft using Axalta’s Corlar 13550 S,… Read more »

Source: Axalta, 25-Feb-16

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Nigerian CAA orders S76C inspections

Nigerian CAA orders S76C inspections

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered all airlines operating the Sikorsky S76C series to carry out safety inspections on the helicopter  type with immediate effect. See Full Story

Source: Leadership, 23-Feb-16

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FlightSafety ready to open simulator in Singapore for S76C+ and S76C++

FlightSafety ready to open simulator in Singapore for S76C+ and S76C++

FlightSafety International and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, announce that training for Sikorsky S-76C+™ and S-76C++™ helicopters will be offered in Singapore starting in March 2016. A wide variety of training services will be provided using a new FlightSafety FS1000™ simulator. It will be qualified to Level D by the United States Federal Aviation Administration… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety International, 17-Feb-16

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Lider sells two S76C++ to Waypoint, then leases them back

Lider sells two S76C++ to Waypoint, then leases them back

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed its first two aircraft under a multi-aircraft agreement reached with Lider Taxi Aereo S/A (“Lider”), the leading provider of helicopter services to the Brazilian offshore energy industry. The initial transaction included the purchase and leaseback of two Sikorsky… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 19-Dec-14

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Flightsafety International and Sikorsky plan S76D, S92A and S76C++ training in Asia

Flightsafety International and Sikorsky plan S76D, S92A and S76C++ training in Asia

FlightSafety International and Sikorsky plan to offer training for the Sikorsky S-76D™, Sikorsky S-92A®, and Sikorsky S-76C+/C++™ helicopters in Asia. “This new capability will augment FlightSafety’s reach in Asia and provide Sikorsky helicopter operators in the region with the highest quality training using our advanced technology Level D qualified simulators,” said Bruce Whitman, President &… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 16-Jul-14

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Summit Aviation named Customer Support Center for legacy S76 models

Summit Aviation named Customer Support Center for legacy S76 models

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today the signing of an agreement that names Summit Aviation Inc., a Greenwich AeroGroup company based in Middletown, Del., as an authorized Customer Support Center (CSC) for Sikorsky’s S-76® legacy helicopters. Summit Aviation will offer complete aftermarket support for scheduled maintenance and related services, including full maintenance management, inspections and spare-parts… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 26-Feb-14

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Bristow to equip 44 helicopters with Rockwell Collins TCAS II

Bristow to equip 44 helicopters with Rockwell Collins TCAS II

Bristow Group, which provides helicopter transport services for offshore oil and gas and government operations, is retrofitting a fleet of 44 helicopters, including Sikorsky S-76 C++ and Sikorsky S-92A aircraft with Rockwell Collins’ Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance (TCAS II) system. Installations are in progress. To date, Rockwell Collins, working closely with Bristow Group, has… Read more »

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Turbomeca and Chinese SAR celebrate 10 years of cooperation

Turbomeca and Chinese SAR celebrate 10 years of cooperation

During the Air Show China, Turbomeca is proud to celebrate 10 years of successful cooperation with the China Rescue & Salvage, Ministry of Transport (CRS-MOT). 100% powered by Turbomeca, the helicopter fleet of MOT is dedicated to salvage and rescue missions for the coastline of China. The eight Makila 2 and 16 Arriel 2S Turbomeca… Read more »

Source: Turbomeca, 15-Nov-12

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Formation of Atlantic Aviation creates new force in Nigeria

Formation of Atlantic Aviation creates new force in Nigeria

Jagal Group today announced the operational start-up of its subsidiary Atlantic Aviation, a helicopter-transportation company providing services to Nigeria’s oil-and-gas industry. Atlantic Aviation is supported by CHC Helicopter, a world leader in providing high-quality helicopter services to customers with offshore O&G platforms and vessels. Atlantic Aviation has been issued an air-operating certificate (AOC) and is… Read more »

Source: Jagal Group, 06-Nov-12

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AAG adds S-76C+ to managed fleet

AAG adds S-76C+ to managed fleet

Associated Aircraft Group (AAG®), the East Coast’s premier executive helicopter service is pleased to announce the addition of a Sikorsky S-76C+™ to its managed fleet. The addition of this helicopter will increase the AAG fleet to a total of nine aircraft. AAG has the largest fleet of Sikorsky S-76C aircraft in the Northeast available for… Read more »

Source: AAG, 30-Oct-12

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Heli-One wins S76C++ Power by the Hour contract with Pelita Air Service

Heli-One wins S76C++ Power by the Hour contract with Pelita Air Service

Heli-One, the world’s largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) announces the recent signing of a five-year, multi-million dollar Power by the Hour contract with Pelita Air Service (PAS). The terms of the contract entails provision of tip-to-tail MRO support to four Sikorsky S-76 C++ helicopters that provide air transportation to offshore… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 10-Jul-12

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Heli-One and Pelita Air Service sign S76C++ Power by the Hour contract

Heli-One and Pelita Air Service sign S76C++ Power by the Hour contract

Heli-One, the world’s largest independent provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) announces the signing of a five-year, multi-million dollar Power by the Hour contract with Pelita Air Service (PAS) on May 16th, 2012. This contract covers tip-to-tail MRO support to four Sikorsky S-76 C++ helicopters whose primary mission is to provide air transportation… Read more »

Source: Heli-One, 22-Jun-12

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UK: Cardinal Helicopter Services celebrates first anniversary

UK: Cardinal Helicopter Services celebrates first anniversary

Cardinal Helicopter Services celebrates its first anniversary in February after a busy year including over 141 flights to date, a new heliport opening at City Airport & Heliport and even helping Father Christmas give his reindeers a day off to pick up Christmas letters from school-children in the North West. Over the year, all the flights have… Read more »

Source: Cardinal Helicopter Services, 05-Feb-12

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S76C++ makes show debut in Bahrain, with S76D in sight

S76C++ makes show debut in Bahrain, with S76D in sight

Sikorsky has a new S76C++ on display at the Bahrain International Air Show, which runs Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st January.  The aircraft has been sold to an unnamed customer in the region, amid reports that the manufacturer is taking no more orders for the C++ model as their production plans call for a move… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Jan-12

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Sikorsky delivers S76C++ to State Government of Maharashtra

Sikorsky delivers S76C++ to State Government of Maharashtra

US aircraft major Sikorsky Friday delivered a mid-sized commercial utility aircraft to the Maharashtra government for transporting senior state leaders and bureaucrats. “The helicopter’s versatility, reliability, safety and operating cost efficiencies make it ideally suited for transportation of senior leaders, including heads of state,” a Sikorsky statement said. The S-76C++ joins a growing fleet of… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 30-Dec-11

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Sikorsky settles claims with families of fatal S76C accident

Sikorsky settles claims with families of fatal S76C accident

Plaintiffs’ attorneys say Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. reached agreements this week with relatives of at least five victims who died and with the crash’s lone survivor. (see full story)

Source: Miami Herald, 27-Oct-11

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S-76C++ production closes as S-76D takes over

S-76C++ production closes as S-76D takes over

PARIS – The S-76C++ helicopter is officially “sold out.” Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), made the announcement at the Paris Air Show today. With a 30-year legacy of safety and reliability as its foundation, the S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter is the next generation and continues to progress toward first customer deliveries… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 23-Jun-11

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24-Mar-09 N792P Sikorsky S76C Apache ST-308, Gulf of Mexico, US-Gulf of Mexico

24-Mar-09 N792P Sikorsky S76C Apache ST-308, Gulf of Mexico, US-Gulf of Mexico

24-Mar-09

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