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Sikorsky S-92® Featured in New Science Channel Series “Mega Machines”

The S-92® helicopter produced by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), takes center stage in the debut of the new Science Channel series “Mega Machines.” This debut episode airs Thursday, Jan. 4, at 10 p.m. EST/PST on the Science Channel.  The engineering-focused show highlights the robust design and reliability of the S-92 and features Cougar Helicopters Inc.,… Read More ›

S-97 RAIDER™ Demonstrator

Based on Sikorsky’s Collier Award-winning X2 Technology™, RAIDER™ incorporates the latest advances in fly-by-wire, flight controls, vehicle management systems, and systems integration. These technologies enable the aircraft to operate at high speeds while maintaining the low-speed handling qualities and maneuverability of conventional single main rotor helicopters. RAIDER™ can reach speeds of more than 220 knots, nearly double… Read More ›

Cobham search and rescue jet takes off for AMSA

Cobham launches first CL-604 jet aircraft to provide a search and rescue service over land and sea. The world’s most technologically advanced civil search-and-rescue aircraft was launched today by Cobham for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). The first of four specially-modified Bombardier Challenger CL-604 aircraft commences operations today on the first day of Cobham’s… Read More ›

Bell Helicopter and PGZ sign Letter of Intent on AH-1Z “Viper” Cooperation

Bell Helicopter, PGZ align to support “Viper” for Poland attack helicopter acquisition program Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), a Polish leader in defense technologies, recently signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) at the Bell Helicopter world headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. The two companies will cooperate in identifying… Read More ›

Bell Helicopter signs Memorandum of Understanding with IAR – Ghimbav Brasov

Romanian aerospace manufacturer will engage with American manufacturer to discuss potential collaboration on AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with IAR – Ghimbav Brasov Group, a leading company in the Romanian defense and aerospace industry. To download images… Read More ›

Raytheon and Israel’s UVision to develop loitering airborne solutions.

Team will adapt UVision’s Hero-30 system for U.S. Army requirement. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and UVision signed a teaming agreement to work together on small, loitering airborne solutions. As part of the deal, Raytheon will adapt the Hero-30 remotely-operated lethal loitering airborne system from Israel’s UVision for U.S. military requirements. Hero-30 is a man-packed, canister-launched… Read More ›

Steve Nielsen to Receive John Winant Award for Long-Standing Service to Industry.

      Steve Nielsen, an accomplished airman, business aviation advocate and former National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) director, is the 2012 recipient of NBAA’s prestigious John H. Winant Award.   The award will be presented as part of NBAA’s 65th Annual Meeting & Convention, which will be held from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1… Read More ›

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