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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

California Teen Wins Sikorsky Challenge to Envision Helicopter of the Future

Sikorsky Aircraft

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and By Kids For Kids Co., an organization that inspires kids to be successful inventors, today awarded a California teenager the Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award for envisioning a small unmanned helicopter that could carry critical relief supplies and electrical power to the scene of a natural disaster or other catastrophic event. Tharon Trujillo, 15, of Plumas Lake, Calif., accepted the award—a trophy and a $1,000 scholarship check—during a company-paid visit to Sikorsky's headquarters in Stratford, Conn. Full Story

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