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April 1, 2008
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Sikorsky Aircraft unveiled its prototype X2 technology demonstrator to attendees at Heli-Expo 2008 Feb. 24 and sought input from potential customers on how they might make use of high-speed helicopters based on that technology. With the X2 program, Sikorsky aims to demonstrate... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Sikorsky Aircraft reports it successfully ran its X2 Technology Demonstrator with its coaxial main rotors installed for the first time on May 13. That ground-run test marks a milestone for the program, which aims to field an aircraft that cruises at 250 kt with low vibration... Read More »
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June 1, 2008
The 60th anniversary show brings some things old, many things new. In its 60th anniversary year, the Farnborough Air Show will have visitors reminiscing of the old and embracing the new. This year s biennial show coincides with two other significant anniversaries: the 100th anniversary of the... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
COMMERCIAL With its rotorcraft dominating a large piece of show floor in Anaheim, Sikorsky was out in full force at Heli-Expo 2009. At the same time, the company used the show as a backdrop for a number of announcements. Key among these was the rebranding of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. as Sikorsky... Read More »
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September 1, 2009
It s a big deal when a manufacturer introduces a new helicopter model. It s the culmination of years of designing, engineering, testing and tweaking, interspersed with artist conception drawings, full-scale mock-ups, flying prototypes and then a number of fully-functioning machines that are... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
Edwards & Associates, Inc. was founded in 1977, focusing on refurbishment and sales of used helicopters. Edwards expanded into international markets, built a larger facility, and earned certification as an FAA Repair Station and Bell-approved Customer Service Facility. In 1999, Bell Helicopter and... Read More »
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April 2, 2015
Hartford, Conn.-based United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has appointed an analyst to assess whether or not to divest Sikorsky Aircraft from its family of holdings. The examination is said to be driven by the subsidiary s positive, but shrinking profit figures in the defense sector. The assessment... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
Simplex Manufacturing is committed to providing premier aviation products in the field of fire management, agricultural applications, and now power-line maintenance. Its entire team is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer support worldwide. Simplex is entering its 61st year of... Read More »
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July 27, 2006
A suburban Chicago civilian who caught the attention of law enforcement by flying a helicopter marked with police logos pleaded guilty July 26 to hiding a felony background when he applied for a pilot certificate, according to The Chicago Sun-Times. The newspaper said Randy Sanders, 44, featured... Read More »
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August 18, 2006
Look for Sikorskys coaxial X-2 Technology Demonstrator to make its first ground run in October. The company and its Schweizer Aircraft subsidiary are developing the fly-by-wire aircraft to prove that a rotorcraft can fly at 250 kt. or more and still retain all the vertical flight and hover... Read More »
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February 6, 2007
Top Sikorsky Aircraft executives are by week's end to review the company s X-2 Technology Demonstrator program, which has fallen behind its original schedule. Sikorsky had hoped to fly the coaxial demonstrator by the end of 2006; supply problems on the program, a strike in early 2006 and... Read More »
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March 5, 2007
Rolls-Royce is developing a turboshaft engine to power the new Robinson Helicopter Co. R66 and other light, single-engine helicopters. It has signed agreements with Enstrom Helicopters and Schweizer Aircraft to discuss future applications of the engine for their products. A derivative of the Model... Read More »
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January 15, 2008
Minor problems stand in the way of the first flight of Sikorsky Aircraft's X-2 Technology. That according to Sikorsky President Jeff Pino, who spoke with Rotor & Wing during last week's Assn of the U.S. Army aviation symposium near Washington. Nothing in the test program to date has raised... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
China's AVIC 2 is joining Sikorsky Aircraft and Shanghai Little Eagle as a shareholder of Shanghai Sikorsky. Established in 2003, Shanghai Sikorsky's main products are Shen 2B, Shen 3A, and Shen 4T, all Schweizer Aircraft models built under license. Shanghai Sikorsky also provides support and... Read More »
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February 13, 2008
Rolls-Royce is spooling up a streamlined facility for production of Model 250 and new, 300-shp-class RR300 turboshaft at its Indianapolis site. The re-engineered production lines incorporate "lean manufacturing" principles and is set up to produce hundreds of both engine types simultaneously, said... Read More »
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February 21, 2008
Elite Helicopter Services of Englewood, Colo. has added an Enstrom Helicopter 280FX to its fleet. The company, based at Centennial Airport, provides flight training, as well as sightseeing, aerial photography, and charter services with Schweizer 300Cs. It said the 280FX will allow it to expand... Read More »
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February 25, 2008
Rolls-Royce in late December won FAA type certification of its new 300-shp-class RR300, which will power Robinson Helicopter's first turbine, the five-seat R66. The manufacturer launched the RR300 program in January 2006, and so completed development, testing, and certification of the new engine... Read More »
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March 17, 2008
Rolls-Royce has completed assembly, test, and delivery of its first production RR300 engine, following receipt of its production certificate for the engine from the U.S. FAA. The 300-shp-class powerplant was completed at Rolls' newly-commissioned small engine assembly line in Indianapolis. It is... Read More »
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March 26, 2008
Look for Sikorsky Aircraft to move all S-76 production out of its Stratford, Conn. headquarters into its Keystone Helicopter subsidiary in Coatesville, Pa. The company has been streamlining production in Stratford to clear the way for a 60 percent ramp-up in H-60 Black Hawk output in the next 3-4... Read More »
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March 6, 2015
Enstrom pilot Bill Taylor lifts the newly-designed Enstrom TH180 into the air for its first flight on Feb. 6. Photo courtesy of Enstrom Helicopters HAI Heli-Expo 2015 Orlando, Fla. - Enstrom Helicopter s newly designed, two-seat TH180 recently completed a successful first flight.The... Read More »
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