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September 1, 2006
Change is the watchword. For decades, perhaps since it was incorporated in 1939, Schweizer Aircraft has been about change. It started out building gliders. Then it worked on some of the earliest versions of unmanned aircraft, then reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, agricultural aircraft... Read More »
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October 1, 2004
Sikorsky Aircraft, built on the 100-year-old dreams of one pioneering man, is turning to a company created by a family of aviation pioneers to help it prosper in the 21st century. The Stratford, Conn. unit of United Technologies Corp. expects by now to be starting the process of integrating... Read More »
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April 1, 2007
TIMES ARE GOOD IN THE HELICOPTER INDUSTRY. IN some ways, they re too good. Take Schweizer Aircraft, for example. The Horseheads, N.Y.-based manufacturer s core businesses commercial and military helicopters, fixed-wing surveillance aircraft, unmanned helicopters, and aerospace subcontracting ... Read More »
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February 1, 2008
Schweizer Aircraft, together with Jeppesen, has released updated training materials. The new kits, for Schweizer 300Cs and 300CBis, update the textbook, exercise book, record folder, and syllabus for each type. Schweizer says the material complies with FAR Part 141 for private and commercial... Read More »
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January 1, 2009
Everything We Do Flies Schweizer Aircraft Corp. has been a leader in the design and manufacture of commercial and military aircraft since 1939. Schweizer Aircraft has manufactured over 6,000 aircraft and is known worldwide for its sailplanes, agricultural aircraft, helicopters, surveillance... Read More »
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December 1, 2005
In March to Efficiency, Sikorsky Buys Keystone and CTI Sikorsky Aircraft is looking for buyout candidate that can help it streamline military aircraft production in the same way it hopes to boost the efficiency of its commercial aircraft lines with the acquisition of Keystone Ranger Holdings... Read More »
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January 1, 2010
The Light Helicopter Division of Sikorsky Global Helicopters, a business unit of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., serves many markets in today s aviation industry with its range of piston- and turbine-powered helicopters and dedication to meeting the changing technological demands of the global aerospace... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
PRODUCTS | AIRFRAMES Attendees at Heli-Expo in Houston gathered at the Sikorsky Aircraft display area for the unveiling of the first new helicopter design since the company s 2004 acquisition of Schweizer Aircraft. The helicopter or more precisely, a scale model of it that everyone came to see... Read More »
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March 1, 2008
SCHWEIZER AIRCRAFT IS OFFERING delivery positions for its newest helicopter model, the 434, and briefing Heli-Expo attendees on its plans for certification of the four-bladed, turbine-powered aircraft. In addition, the Sikorsky Aircraft (Booth 2040) subsidiary will update attendees on its X2... Read More »
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July 1, 2006
Sikorsky Taps Schweizer Again, Now to Speed Production Sikorsky Aircraft is turning to its Schweizer Aircraft subsidiary to help it speed military aircraft production lines as it prepares to deliver more than 1,700 H-60 Black Hawk and Naval Hawk variants to the U.S. military alone in coming years... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
Steel, aircraft, the right pilots, and certain equipment such as night-vision systems have all posed challenges to operators striving to meet high customer demand. 2006 PROVED TO BE A YEAR PACKED WITH ACTION ON THE BATTLEFRONT, IN OPERATIONS, sales campaigns, and regulatory debates, and on... Read More »
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February 1, 2005
OUTLOOK: BRIGHT BUT BUMPY All indications are 2004 was a banner year, and that the good times should continue this year despite the challenges ahead AS THE ROTORCRAFT INDUSTRY GATHERS IN Anaheim, Calif. this month for the Helicopter Assn. International's Heli-Expo 2005, prospects are bright for... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
Chinook Tops EH101, S-92 in CSAR-X Race In the end, it may have been a matter of who could field the aircraft fastest. In a move that generally shocked the rotorcraft world, at least in North America, U.S. Air Force officials on Nov. 9 chose Boeing s CH-47 as the basis for their next-generation... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
Patience is probably not considered a virtue by the helicopter operator who is waiting on some aspect of customer support. A review of Rotor & Wing customer perception surveys spanning a decade, however, shows that operators have seen improvements over that time in most areas of airframe makers ... Read More »
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April 1, 2009
COMMERCIAL The Schweizer helicopter brand is no more. As of February 22, 2009, the respected maker of small helicopters that was purchased by Sikorsky in 2004 has seen its identity subsumed into Sikorsky Global Helicopters. As announced at Heli-Expo 2009, the new Sikorsky Global Helicopters brand... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
Schweizer Aircraft s newest helicopter will be the turbine-powered Model 434, sources familiar with the program tell Rotor & Wing. The Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary is pursuing accelerated development of the aircraft. The Horseheads, N.Y.-based manufacturer has received a major order from a launch... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
PRODUCTS/AIRFRAMES Is Schweizer Aircraft on the brink of offering a new helicopter product? Executives at the Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary in Horseheads, N.Y. have said for some time that they are working on an addition to their line of 300C, 300CBi, and turbine 333 helicopters, and it would be... Read More »
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July 24, 2006
With its commercial and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) helicopter, fixed-wing reconnaissance and R&D lines cranking and a lot more work coming from parent Sikorsky Aircraft, Schweizer Aircraft is hiring. The Horseheads, N.Y.-based company held a job fair July 21 for 30 immediate openings. It plans... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
MILITARY With a newly hired workforce of 100 in place, Sikorsky Aircraft s Hawk Works @ Schweizer is slated to start work later this month when it receives its first H-60 Naval Hawk. But even before the completion center at Big Flats, adjacent to Schweizer Aircraft s production facility at New... Read More »
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April 1, 2004
By August, AgustaWestland plans to start final production in the United States of Agusta A119 Koala helicopters in a move intended to "put us closer to our customers," said Agusta Aerospace Corp.'s President and CEO, Robert J. Budica. Company officials broke ground March 2 on a new production... Read More »
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