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United Technologies awarded $28M contract for procurement of 420 auxiliary power units of UH-60 Black Hawks

United Technologies awarded $28M contract for procurement of 420 auxiliary power units of UH-60 Black Hawks

United Technologies Corp., Hartford, Connecticut, was awarded a $27,940,360 firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of 420 auxiliary power units with inlet barrier filters in support of UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter requirements.  Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of July 20, 2020.  U.S. Army… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 25-Jul-17

Era Group Inc. Expands S-92 Helicopter Fleet; Opens Super Base

Era Group Inc. Expands S-92 Helicopter Fleet; Opens Super Base

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that Era Group Inc. continues to expand its S-92® helicopter fleet with acceptance of a second S-92 helicopter baseline delivery. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). In January 2014, Era signed a multi-year contract with Sikorsky for S-92 helicopters. Sikorsky and Era celebrated the first… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 26-Jun-15

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With Sikorsky future uncertain, state backs incentives deal

With Sikorsky future uncertain, state backs incentives deal

As United Technologies Corp. considers the future of helicopter subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Connecticut’s economic development commissioner says she’s “relatively comfortable” the state protected itself in last year’s deal providing incentives for manufacturing and research upgrades. See Full Story  

Source: Morningstar, 08-Jun-15

Sikorsky plans 1,400 job cuts due to oil price crash

Sikorsky plans 1,400 job cuts due to oil price crash

Sikorsky Aircraft, the United Technologies Corp. unit poised for a sale or spinoff, plans to cut about 1,400 jobs in the next year as the global rout in crude markets saps demand for helicopters. See Full Story

Source: Bloomberg Business, 04-Jun-15

Sikorsky S-97 Raider flies for first time

Sikorsky S-97 Raider flies for first time

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary (NYSE: UTX), today announced the successful first flight of the S-97 RAIDER™ helicopter, a rigid coaxial rotor prototype designed to demonstrate a game-changing combination of maneuverability, hover ability, range, speed, endurance and survivability. The first flight was conducted at Sikorsky’s Development Flight Center (DFC) where the two-prototype… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 26-May-15

Boeing, Airbus and Lockheed Martin consider bidding for Sikorsky

Boeing, Airbus and Lockheed Martin consider bidding for Sikorsky

United Technologies Corp. is talking to potential buyers for its Sikorsky Aircraft business, people familiar with the matter said, raising the prospect that a spinoff of the maker of Black Hawk helicopters could turn into a sale. See Full Story

Source: WSJ, 21-May-15

International Representatives View CH-53K Helicopter

International Representatives View CH-53K Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), recently hosted more than two dozen guests, including delegates from NATO’s Joint Capability Group Vertical Lift (JCGVL), for an up close look at the U.S. Marine Corps’ CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. The group toured Sikorsky’s Florida Assembly & Flight Operations Center where they were… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 24-Mar-15

Sikorsky Helitech Becomes First Authorized S-92® Helicopter Customer Support Center

Sikorsky Helitech Becomes First Authorized S-92® Helicopter Customer Support Center

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced at the Avalong Air Show that Sikorsky Helitech has become the first Sikorsky-authorized S-92® helicopter Customer Support  Center in the world. The Customer Support Center will operate out of Sikorsky Helitech in Brisbane, Australia, and will offer maintenance services for Australian and regional operators of S-92 aircraft. The announcement was… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 25-Feb-15

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Bond Helicopters Australia Begins Service with the S-92® Helicopter

Bond Helicopters Australia Begins Service with the S-92® Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of two S-92® helicopters to Bond Helicopters Australia at the 2015 Avalon Airshow. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Bond Helicopters Australia will operate a total of four S-92 helicopters, the first of its kind in this Australian fleet. Sikorsky will deliver the remaining… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 25-Feb-15

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Sikorsky tempts India with local Sea Hawk production line

Sikorsky tempts India with local Sea Hawk production line

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. will make India its only assembly location outside of the U.S. for one of its military helicopters if it wins contracts to build more than 120 helicopters from the South Asian nation, the company’s global defense business head said. See Full Story

Source: WSJ, 23-Feb-15

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Merger and Acquisition potential at Sikorsy parent UTC

Merger and Acquisition potential at Sikorsy parent UTC

The departure of another top executive at United Technologies Corp. (UTX) less than two months after the sudden resignation of its chief executive officer could signal the start of bigger shifts including possible acquisitions.  See Full Story

Source: Bloomberg, 19-Jan-15

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Phyre Technologies, Inc. CTPD program successfully demonstrates GOBIGGS™

Phyre Technologies, Inc. CTPD program successfully demonstrates GOBIGGS™

Today Phyre Technologies, Inc. (“Phyre”) announced that they had successfully completed the GOBIGGSTM fuel tank inerting system prototype testing and demonstration phase of the Combat Tempered Platform Demonstration (CTPD).  Phyre is contracted by Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, to build and demonstrate a Green On-Board Inert Gas Generating System (GOBIGGSTM) system for… Read more »

Source: Phyre Technologies, 13-Oct-14

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