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  • Futuristic helicopter
    Army taps firms to build futuristic helicopters
    Bell Helicopter and a Sikorsky-Boeing team have won contracts to build experimental helicopters for the U.S. Army, the three aerospace companies said Aug. 12.Under the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR TD) program, Bell will assemble a...
  • New helicopter
    Air Force orders new rescue helicopter
    The U.S. Air Force awarded a $1.3-billion contract to Sikorsky Aircraft June 26 to develop a new combat search-and-rescue helicopter called the CRH-60.The contract also includes the first four helicopters that will be built for the program. The...
  • New ride
    Navy picks new presidential helicopter
    The U.S. Navy awarded a $1.2 billion contract to Sikorsky Aircraft on May 7 to develop a transport helicopter for future American presidents.The new aircraft will be based on Sikorsky’s existing S-92 medium-lift helicopter. Sikorsky’s...
  • AeroVelo helicopter
    AeroVelo helicopter: Sikorsky competition won by human-powered helicopter
    The AeroVelo helicopter is trending worldwide after winning an award that hasn't been done in 33 years. The Canadian team won the Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition in which teams must design a machine to reach over 10 feet in...
  • Igor Sikorsky
    Sikorsky: aircraft mastermind
    Russia and the United States of America were Allies during the First World War. The proletariat-workers at St. Petersburg’s Russo-Baltic Railcar Factory made fun of a gigantic four-engine aircraft they assembled in 1913, dubbing it &ldquo...
  • Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. S-92 helicopter
    Two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters ordered for Turkish Prime Ministry
    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced on Wednesday it has delivered the first of two VIP S-92 helicopters to the Turkish National Police (TNP) for service to the Turkish Prime Ministry, under a contract signed in 2011.The new helicopters will support...
  • Sikorsky CH-53 helicopter
    Sikorsky prepares CH-53K ground test helicopter for ‘shake out’
    A team of defense contractors, led by helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky,has delivered a CH-53K Ground Test Vehicle (GTV) from theassembly line to a flight test team so the aircraft can be put through hundreds of hours of powered ground checks,...
  • Sikorsky S-76D helicopter
    U.S. bank authorizes loan to export Sikorsky helicopters to Mexico
    The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) authorized more than $50 million to guarantee a loan extended by Apple Bank to Aeroservicios Especializados S.A. DE C.V. (ASESA) of Mexico that will finance the export of a fleet of Sikorsky...
  • Sikorsky designing much faster X2 helicopter technology
    Sikorsky designs much faster X2 helicopters
    The next-generation helicopter technolgy is around the corner. Newly designed, much faster and more stable helicopters are in the making.The helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft wants to design, build and fly two prototype light tactical...