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July 20, 2015
From Aviation Today
S-76D Sikorsky helicopter. Photo: Sikorsky Photo by Ned Dawson [Avionics Today 07-20-2015] Lockheed Martin is set to acquire helicopter-manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp. (UTC) at $9 billion a price effectively reduced to approximately $7.1 billion, after... Read More »
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July 20, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Expect Lockheed Martin to spend the next six months or so sorting out what needs to be fixed at Sikorsky Aircraft versus what needs to be sustained there. The $46-billion aerospace and defense company said today it has struck a deal to buy Sikorsky from United Technologies for $9 billion (higher... Read More »
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July 20, 2015
From Aviation Today
Expect Lockheed Martin to spend the next six months or so sorting out what needs to be fixed at Sikorsky Aircraft versus what needs to be sustained there. The $46-billion aerospace and defense company said today it has struck a deal to buy Sikorsky from United Technologies for $9 billion (higher... Read More »
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July 20, 2015
From Aviation Today
[Avionics Today 07-20-2015] Sikorsky's S-97 Raider development and flight testing team is preparing for the second flight of its next generation aircraft, the multi-mission S-97 Raider helicopter, expected to occur next month. The helicopter features a unique integration of mature technologies... Read More »
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July 20, 2015
From Avionics Today
[Avionics Today 07-20-2015] Sikorsky's S-97 Raider development and flight testing team is preparing for the second flight of its next generation aircraft, the multi-mission S-97 Raider helicopter, expected to occur next month. The helicopter features a unique integration of mature technologies... Read More »
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July 16, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A senior U.S. Army aviator is among NASA s eight newest astronauts. Maj. Anne McClain and her 2013 astronaut class colleagues recently completed training begun in August 2013 in space system training, robotics and specialized hardware and science. (The class also includes another Army officer... Read More »
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July 16, 2015
From Aviation Today
A senior U.S. Army aviator is among NASA s eight newest astronauts. Maj. Anne McClain and her 2013 astronaut class colleagues recently completed training begun in August 2013 in space system training, robotics and specialized hardware and science. (The class also includes another Army officer... Read More »
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July 14, 2015
From Aviation Today
Sikorsky Innovations is offering a $25,000 cash prize to spur innovation and disruptive technology in vertical flight. Sikorsky Innovations is the technology development division of Sikorsky Aircraft, which describes it as an agile, networked group of employees and industry teammates dedicated to... Read More »
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July 14, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Innovations is offering a $25,000 cash prize to spur innovation and disruptive technology in vertical flight. Sikorsky Innovations is the technology development division of Sikorsky Aircraft, which describes it as an agile, networked group of employees and industry teammates dedicated to... Read More »
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July 13, 2015
From Aviation Today
AgustaWestland marked the centennial of its U.K. unit s formation July 12 in ceremonies at the Yeovil home of what was originally the Westland Aircraft Works. Opened in 1915 as a branch of the Yeovil engineering business Petters Ltd., Westland built many famous fixed-wing aircraft before its... Read More »
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July 13, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
AgustaWestland marked the centennial of its U.K. unit s formation July 12 in ceremonies at the Yeovil home of what was originally the Westland Aircraft Works. Opened in 1915 as a branch of the Yeovil engineering business Petters Ltd., Westland built many famous fixed-wing aircraft before its... Read More »
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July 10, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
U.S. Navy veteran and helicopter pilot Sunita Williams soon should resume pushing the boundaries of vertical flight, if NASA's plans hold. The space agency has selected her as one of four astronauts to work with Boeing and SpaceX to develop and flight test commercial launch vehicles for carrying... Read More »
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July 10, 2015
From Aviation Today
U.S. Navy veteran and helicopter pilot Sunita Williams soon should resume pushing the boundaries of vertical flight, if NASA's plans hold. The space agency has selected her as one of four astronauts to work with Boeing and SpaceX to develop and flight test commercial launch vehicles for carrying... Read More »
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July 9, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Then there were two. In an exclusive report, the Reuters news agency reported July 8 that Lockheed Martin and Textron have emerged as final contenders to buy Sikorsky Aircraft. Sikorsky parent United Technologies Corp. confirmed June 15 at the Paris Air Show that it intends to exit the... Read More »
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July 9, 2015
From Aviation Today
Then there were two. In an exclusive report, the Reuters news agency reported July 8 that Lockheed Martin and Textron have emerged as final contenders to buy Sikorsky Aircraft. Sikorsky parent United Technologies Corp. confirmed June 15 at the Paris Air Show that it intends to exit the... Read More »
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July 6, 2015
From Aviation Today
A Mexican navy Black Hawk came under fire July 5 near the U.S. border, according to media reports, with its crew returning fire and killing six on the ground. The skirmish took place in a rural area about 20 miles south of Laredo, Texas, near Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The Sikorsky Aircraft H-60... Read More »
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July 6, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
A Mexican navy Black Hawk came under fire July 5 near the U.S. border, according to media reports, with its crew returning fire and killing six on the ground. The skirmish took place in a rural area about 20 miles south of Laredo, Texas, near Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The Sikorsky Aircraft H-60... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Metro Aviation has begun initial flight testing of IRIS, a comprehensive flight data monitoring, tracking and communications system that promises to improve the safety of helicopter missions. Using the ViaSat network of geosynchronous satellites, IRIS is designed with push-to-talk, uninterrupted... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
By Pat Host A commission set up by Congress as a checkpoint on the U.S. Army s path for restructuring its aviation forces has begun a series of road trips to collect input on what the service should look like in the near future. The National Commission on the Future of the... Read More »
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July 1, 2015
From Rotor & Wing
Two former Carson Helicopters executives have been sentenced to U.S. prison for their role in the fatal 2008 crash of a firefighting S-61N. Steven Metheny, Carson s vice president at its Grants Pass, Ore. site at the time of the crash, was sentenced to 12.5 years by U.S. Chief District Court Judge... Read More »
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