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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

S-92, S-76D Anchor Sikorsky Exhibit Space

By Frank Lombardi

This year at Booth C5028, Sikorsky will recognize the 90th anniversary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., and nine decades of pioneering innovative aviation excellence. On-hand will be special guest, Sergei Sikorsky. In addition, Sikorsky will celebrate other significant milestones and the achievement of 500,000 flight hours by the S-92 global fleet.

The Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) portion of the floor exhibit will include various hull sections, featuring Analytic Services displays, armament solutions and medevac kits from LifePort. The Sikorsky booth also will feature a “heritage” area with a small collection of artifacts from the Sikorsky archives.

Other booth attractions will include: Scale models of the VS-300 and S-97 Raider illustrating past and future technologies; S-76D #008 production series aircraft with flexible utility cabin configuration (can change the number of seats and location; S-76D Thales TopDeck Cockpit demonstrations with S-76D Chief Test Pilot Greg Barnes; S-92 Rig Approach simulator (live demonstrations of technology) with Pilot Ron Doeppner; and S-92 VIP aircraft with cockpit briefings by Pilot Melissa Mathiasen.

See more in Rotor & Wing’s Show Day publication at the event.

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