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Sikorsky Celebrates 30th Anniversary in China at Zhuhai Air Show

Sikorsky Celebrates 30th Anniversary in China at Zhuhai Air Show

Sikorsky will celebrate its 30th anniversary in China together with China civil aviation industry peers at Air Show China, which is taking place November 11-16, 2014, in Zhuhai, China. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). “We have been a long-term friend to the China civil aviation industry,” said Mick Maurer, president,… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 12-Nov-14

Sikorsky Celebrates 30th Anniversary in China at Zhuhai Air Show

Sikorsky Celebrates 30th Anniversary in China at Zhuhai Air Show

Sikorsky will celebrate its 30th anniversary in China together with China civil aviation industry peers at Air Show China, which is taking place November 11-16, 2014, in Zhuhai, China. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). “We have been a long-term friend to the China civil aviation industry,” said Mick Maurer, president,… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 12-Nov-14

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FAA OK’s S-76D V400 Software, Adding Capabilities and Reducing Pilot Workload

FAA OK’s S-76D V400 Software, Adding Capabilities and Reducing Pilot Workload

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration has certified the V400 avionics software for the S-76D™ helicopter, increasing the capabilities of the aircraft and allowing the aircraft to operate single pilot under Instrument Flight Rules. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). When installed by the operator, the V400… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 11-Aug-14

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

Sikorsky delivers first SAR S-76D to Japan Coast Guard

Sikorsky delivers first SAR S-76D to Japan Coast Guard

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of the first S-76D™ aircraft equipped for search-and-rescue (SAR) services. The aircraft was delivered to Mitsubishi Corporation for use by the Japan Coast Guard. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)…. Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 14-Jul-14

National Helicopter Services reaches 500 hours in S-76D

National Helicopter Services reaches 500 hours in S-76D

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that National Helicopter Services Ltd. (NHSL) recently reached 500 flight hours in its S-76D™ helicopter. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). In February 2014, NHSL flew the first-ever revenue flight of an… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 14-Jul-14

Sikorsky begins delivery of corporate S-76D helicopters

Sikorsky begins delivery of corporate S-76D helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it has begun delivering S-76D™ aircraft equipped for Executive Transport services. The announcement was made at the 2014 Farnborough Air Show in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). “The S-76 aircraft line has a long legacy of reliability, safety and service, and… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 14-Jul-14

Capital Air Services to introduce Europe’s first Sikorsky S76D

Capital Air Services to introduce Europe’s first Sikorsky S76D

London Oxford Airport’s resident executive helicopter charter operator Capital Air Services is preparing to mark its 20th anniversary in September with the arrival of a brand new Sikorsky S76D.  This will be the first of its type available for charter in Europe and Capital is managing this helicopter for a private owner who is moving… Read more »

Source: London Oxford Airport, 20-May-14

Bristow Group booth at OTC to feature S76D

Bristow Group booth at OTC to feature S76D

Bristow Group, which operates the largest fleet of commercial helicopters in the world for offshore transport to oil and gas platforms, will appear for the first time at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2014. Visitors to Bristow’s air-conditioned booth #917 will have a first-time glimpse of the newest Sikorsky aircraft, the advanced technology S-76D™ helicopter,… Read more »

Source: Bristow Group, 29-Apr-14

Jingcheng receives China’s first S-76D

Jingcheng receives China’s first S-76D

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that Yunnan Jingcheng Group accepted delivery of the first S-76D™ aircraft that will operate in China. The aircraft is configured for transportation of corporate and government VIPs. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Sikorsky recently announced at the 2014 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition that the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 25-Apr-14

China certifies Sikorsky S-76D

China certifies Sikorsky S-76D

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has issued a validation type certificate for the S-76D™ aircraft, allowing Sikorsky to begin delivering the commercial helicopter to customers in China. The announcement was made at the 2014 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-Apr-14

Sikorsky launches partnership in Trinidad and Tobago

Sikorsky launches partnership in Trinidad and Tobago

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further explore Sikorsky’s potential participation in the Trinidad and Tobago Aviation Institute, scheduled to open in September. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), made the announcement during the FIDAE International Air and Space Fair here in Santiago. Under… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 26-Mar-14

Pratt & Whitney Canada signs FMP® Agreement with Bristow Helicopters

Pratt & Whitney Canada signs FMP® Agreement with Bristow Helicopters

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and Bristow Group, headquartered in Houston, Texas, have signed a long-term Fleet Management Program (FMP) agreement for the maintenance of PW210S engines installed on Bristow’s fleet of Sikorsky S-76D helicopters. Bristow Group is one of the leading providers of helicopter services for the worldwide offshore energy industry. P&WC’s FMP agreements… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 03-Mar-14

Milestone leases world’s first operational S-76D to National Helicopter Services

Milestone leases world’s first operational S-76D to National Helicopter Services

Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo that it has financed the delivery of a Sikorsky S-76D to Trinidad and Tobago’s National Helicopter Services Limited (NHSL). The NHSL, which is a joint venture between the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and The National Gas Company of… Read more »

Source: Milestone Aviation Group, 26-Feb-14

Sikorsky announces S-76D Entry Into Service program

Sikorsky announces S-76D Entry Into Service program

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced its Entry Into Service program for the S-76D™ line of aircraft. The S-76D Entry into Service program includes customer training, service, support and focused customer communication, as well as the tracking of customer fleet analytics. “The S-76D aircraft is Sikorsky’s first new commercial product launch since 2004. We’re excited about… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 25-Feb-14

First S-76D delivered – to Bristow Helicopters

First S-76D delivered – to Bristow Helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it delivered its first fully configured S-76D™ helicopter, the latest in the long and highly successful Sikorsky S-76® commercial aircraft family, to the Bristow Group Inc. in December. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The delivery follows an announcement in March 2013 that Bristow would acquire up to… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 06-Jan-14

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing contracts for two S-92s and two S-76Ds

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing contracts for two S-92s and two S-76Ds

Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing, the helicopter operating leasing business of Macquarie Group, has contracted to acquire two S-92A(TM) and two S-76D(TM) helicopters from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. along with an unspecified number of options to acquire additional aircraft. The four new helicopters will be configured initially for the oil and gas service markets. Sikorsky Aircraft is a… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 29-Oct-13

Sikorsky announce AAG as first S-76D Customer Support Center

Sikorsky announce AAG as first S-76D Customer Support Center

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today that Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), headquartered in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., will provide comprehensive maintenance management, inspections and spare parts procurement for customers operating the new Sikorsky S-76D™ helicopter.  Both SAS and AAG are part of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) During the National Business… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 22-Oct-13

Sikorsky S-76D simulator enters service

Sikorsky S-76D simulator enters service

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and FlightSafety International today jointly announced the launch of the first full flight simulator for Sikorsky’s S-76D™ helicopter platform. Located at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., the new simulator replicates the aircraft’s exact flight and operating characteristics, ensuring high quality training for operators worldwide. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), Sikorsky Aircraft’s aftermarket… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 25-Sep-13

Sikorsky and Changhe sign for S-76D cabin production in China

Sikorsky and Changhe sign for S-76D cabin production in China

Sikorsky Aircraft  and Changhe Aircraft Industries Corp. today signed an agreement for Changhe to produce S-76D™ commercial helicopter cabins for Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The agreement was signed during the China Helicopter Exposition, with Chairman Yu Feng, Changhe Aircraft Industry Group Co., Ltd., and Senior Vice President, Operations, Shane Eddy representing Sikorsky Aircraft. The… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 08-Sep-13

ITT Exelis awarded $15M contract for S76D composite tail rotor blade assemblies

ITT Exelis awarded $15M contract for S76D composite tail rotor blade assemblies

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has been awarded a contract valued at more than $15 million fromSikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., for the production of composite tail rotor blade components on the S-76D™helicopter. The work will be performed at the new Exelis composite design and manufacturing center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Under this contract, Exelis… Read more »

Source: ITT Exelis, 05-Aug-13

Japan Coast Guard increases S-76D order to 11

Japan Coast Guard increases S-76D order to 11

Mitsubishi Corporation has contracted with Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to acquire 11 S-76D™ helicopters for use in Search and Rescue (SAR) operations by the Japan Coast Guard (JCG). The new helicopters were ordered in three contracts that were finalized between Feb. 2012 and March 2013. The contracts are the largest series of orders… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 17-Jun-13

Mexico certifies Sikorsky S76D

Mexico certifies Sikorsky S76D

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that the S-76D™ helicopter has been awarded Type Certification by Mexico’s civil aviation authority, the Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC). Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The S-76D helicopter is the newest product from Sikorsky Aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded Type Certification… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 13-May-13

PT Travira Air buys two S-76Ds for offshore expansion

PT Travira Air buys two S-76Ds for offshore expansion

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that it has entered into agreements to sell two S-76D™ helicopters to PT Travira Air, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based charter airline company. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), made the announcement from the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition. The purchase of the two S-76D aircraft represents the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 27-Mar-13

Mexico’s ASESA signs for six S-76D

Mexico’s ASESA signs for six S-76D

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the signing of a contract with ASESA (Aeroservicios Especializados, S.A. de C.V.), a Mexican helicopter service provider, for the purchase of six S-76D™ helicopters to serve the offshore oil transport mission. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), announced the sale at the 2013 Heli-Expo Industry Show. The sale… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 07-Mar-13

Arkansas Children’s Hospital to add two S-76D

Arkansas Children’s Hospital to add two S-76D

Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) has signed a contract to purchase two S-76D™ helicopters for its Angel One® intensive care medical transport unit, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today from the Heli-Expo Industry Show. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The new aircraft will replace the two S-76® helicopters already flying the Angel One team as… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 07-Mar-13

China’s Ministry of Transport orders four S76D for SAR work

China’s Ministry of Transport orders four S76D for SAR work

China’s Ministry of Transport’s (MOT) Rescue and Salvage Bureau has signed a contract for the supply of four Sikorsky S-76D™ search and rescue helicopters, with an option for another four next year, to further enhance MOT’s maritime search and rescue capabilities, Sikorsky Aircraft announced today from the Heli-Expo industry show. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 05-Mar-13

Sikorsky Announces Sale of 30 Helicopters to Milestone Aviation Group

Sikorsky Announces Sale of 30 Helicopters to Milestone Aviation Group

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that they have entered into agreements to sell 23 S-92® helicopters and seven S-76D™ helicopters to Milestone Aviation Group, a global finance company that leases helicopters to high-quality helicopter operators. The agreements also include options to buy up to an additional 14 S-92 and 10 S-76D helicopters. Sikorsky, a subsidiary… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 05-Mar-13

Bristow orders up to 26 S-76D helicopters

Bristow orders up to 26 S-76D helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that  they have entered into an agreement to sell 10 S-76D™  helicopters to Bristow Group, with options for another 16, to perform the offshore oil transport mission. The S-76D is powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada’s compact and light-weight PW210S, which delivers the best in class power-to-weight ratio and fuel… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 05-Mar-13

Northrop Grumman supplies attitude heading reference system for S76D

Northrop Grumman supplies attitude heading reference system for S76D

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) is supplying the LCR-100 attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) for Sikorsky’s new S-76D helicopter, which recently received Type Certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. The LCR-100 is a standard component of the Thales TopDeck® avionics suite on the new medium-sized, twin-engine helicopter. Northrop Grumman provided both the LCR-92 and LCR-100… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 17-Dec-12

Private Chinese operator signs for S76D and S92

Private Chinese operator signs for S76D and S92

Sikorsky and Ruili Jingcheng Group (RJG) at Airshow China today announced the signing of two contracts for the introduction of one S-92® helicopter and one S-76D™ helicopter, marking Sikorsky’s first S-92 helicopter sale to a private Chinese operator and the first ever Sikorsky S-76D helicopter sale into China. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 15-Nov-12

Ex-Im Bank approves $50M finance for Mexican offshore S76D fleet

Ex-Im Bank approves $50M finance for Mexican offshore S76D fleet

The board of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) authorized more than $50 million to guarantee a loan extended by Apple Bank to Aeroservicios Especializados S.A. DE C.V. (ASESA) of Mexico that will finance the export of a fleet of Sikorsky S-76D™ helicopters to Mexico. Ex-Im Bank’s credit will support approximately 450 U.S. jobs, according to bank estimates derived from… Read more »

Source: Ex-Im Bank, 29-Oct-12

Thales TopDeck avionics suite integrated in FAA-certified S76D

Thales TopDeck avionics suite integrated in FAA-certified S76D

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Type Certificate for the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation’s S-76D™ helicopter which is equipped with the Thales TopDeck® avionics suite.  TopDeck is an integrated modular avionics suite in a glass cockpit, representing Thales’s most advanced avionics suite for rotor wing aircraft. The cockpit will feature a new “click to fly”… Read more »

Source: Thales, 19-Oct-12

Sikorsky S76D is FAA certified

Sikorsky S76D is FAA certified

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Type Certificate for the S-76D™ helicopter, moving the aircraft forward to its highly anticipated delivery into the medium-sized marketplace. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. The FAA signed the certificate on Oct. 12, capping an intensive flight test program to introduce the S-76D helicopter, Sikorsky’s newest… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 15-Oct-12

Curtiss-Wright Controls awarded S76D icing contract

Curtiss-Wright Controls awarded S76D icing contract

Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. has received a contract from Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation to supply its ice detection and protection technology for use on the S-76Dâ„¢ rotorcraft. The initial contract is valued at $600,000, with an estimated potential over the next twenty years (the predicted life of the rotorcraft) in excess of $12 million. Under the initial… Read more »

Source: Curtiss-Wright, 19-Jul-12

S-76D continues on path to certification

S-76D continues on path to certification

Three S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter prototypes are in flight test at Sikorsky Aircraft’s Development Flight Center as the aircraft continues to mature in flight test and post excellent performance results. Commercial Programs Director Dan Hunter said the S-76D prototypes have logged more than 850 flight hours to date, and first quarter 2012 activity has included the collection… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 28-May-12

Air Engiadina orders Sikorsky S76D

Air Engiadina orders Sikorsky S76D

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has received an order for one S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter from Swiss-based Air Engiadina. “We thank Air Engiadina for their confidence in Sikorsky Aircraft products,” said Alex Sharp, Sikorsky European Regional Sales Manager. “The S-76D helicopter will bring outstanding safety, reliability, proven performance and value.” Air Engiadina, as… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 15-Feb-12

Japan Coast Guard selects S-76D for SAR

Japan Coast Guard selects S-76D for SAR

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and Mitsubishi Corporation have announced a contract with the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) for four S-76Dâ„¢ helicopters, which will replace several JCG helicopters that were damaged in the tsunami of 2011. The Japan Coast Guard has flown various legacy models of the Sikorsky S-76® helicopter… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 14-Feb-12

FDC/aerofilter to Supply Engine Filtration Systems to Sikorsky

FDC/aerofilter to Supply Engine Filtration Systems to Sikorsky

The selection of FDC/aerofilter to supply engine inlet barrier filter (IBF) systems to Sikorsky Aircraft for the S-76D and S-92 rotorcraft builds upon the long standing developmental collaboration between FDC and the aircraft manufacturer. FDC was previously selected to design and manufacture an IBF system installed and type certified on the S-76C++ production line aircraft…. Read more »

Source: FDC/aerofilter, 12-Feb-12

P&WC’s PW210 family enters production

P&WC’s PW210 family enters production

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC) PW210S is moving into the production phase of the program. The engine received Transport Canada certification this past October, manufacturing approval and FAA validation this past December – and has since delivered six production engines to launch customer Sikorsky. The PW210S was selected by Sikorsky for the S-76D medium-sized helicopter… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 12-Feb-12

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

Fully integrated Thales cockpit offers increased functionality in S-76D

Fully integrated Thales cockpit offers increased functionality in S-76D

The Thales TopDeck® avionics suite to be installed in Sikorsky’s new S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter will offer new “click to fly” ability based on a concept that has never been installed on a helicopter before: the Icube-S concept of Intuitivity, Interactivity, Integration and Safety. The S-76D helicopter is the newest model in the popular S-76® helicopter series manufactured by… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 17-Dec-11

Sikorsky expects first S-76D handover in September

Sikorsky expects first S-76D handover in September

Sikorsky declined to identify the customer, but said it was a corporate operator in the Northeast corridor of the US or one in the Middle East (see full story)

Source: FlightGlobal, 16-Dec-11

FAA certifies PW210S engine for S76D

FAA certifies PW210S engine for S76D

Sikorsky has achieved another significant milestone in its S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter program as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently certified the Pratt & Whitney CanadaPW210S engines that will be installed in Sikorsky’s new S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. The engine certification issued on Dec. 5 signifies that the PW210S engine meets the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 13-Dec-11

Canada certifies PW210S engine for S76D

Canada certifies PW210S engine for S76D

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. (P&WC) has received Transport Canada type certification for its PW210S engine, selected by Sikorsky for the S-76D medium-sized helicopter targeting corporate, offshore oil, medical, airline and government operators around the world. Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). “This is a terrific milestone for this exciting and… Read more »

Source: P&WC, 24-Oct-11

AAG taking deposits for fractional ownership S-76D

AAG taking deposits for fractional ownership S-76D

Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) announced today it is accepting deposits for the Sikorsky S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter in Sikorsky Shares, the Sikorsky fractional ownership program. The S-76D helicopter is a highly advanced and much anticipated new model for executive transport and other missions. AAG is a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., which is part of United Technologies… Read more »

Source: AAG, 10-Oct-11

Third prototype joins S76D test program

Third prototype joins S76D test program

Enhanced performance, more power, and a “Grand Canyon” standard of quiet that delivers substantially reduced external noise are all proving to be the new standard in the S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter as the program introduces its third prototype into testing , Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. said today. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. “D3,” the… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 08-Sep-11

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

S-76D projected to set standard for quieter rotorcraft

S-76D projected to set standard for quieter rotorcraft

Sikorsky Aircraft’s newest commercial rotorcraft, the S-76Dâ„¢ helicopter, continues to progress steadily toward FAA certification this year, having performed more than 225 test flights and meeting performance, reliability and pilot workload expectations, the company announced today at the Heli-Expo industry show in Orlando.  Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The two test… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 08-Mar-11

Thales enhances its TopDeck avionics suite

Thales enhances its TopDeck avionics suite

hales announced today that it has been working on significant functional enhancements on its TopDeck avionics suite in order to anticipate operators requests, which will contribute to further improving the helicopter’s performance. Previously selected by Sikorsky to equip the new version of it’s S-76D commercial helicopter with the TopDeck avionics suite, Thales is now enhancing… Read more »

Source: Thales, 08-Mar-11

Thales enhances its TopDeck avionics suite aboard S-76D

Thales enhances its TopDeck avionics suite aboard S-76D

Thales announced today that it has been working on significant functional enhancements on its TopDeck avionics suite in order to anticipate operators requests, which will contribute to further improving the helicopter’s performance. Previously selected by Sikorsky to equip the new version of it’s S-76D commercial helicopter with the TopDeck avionics suite, Thales is now enhancing… Read more »

Source: Thales, 06-Mar-11