S-76 passes milestone

 - September 20, 2006, 11:59 AM

Sikorsky has delivered its 600th S-76. More than 220 operators in 59 countries currently fly the type and, since the first aircraft was delivered in 1979, the fleet has accumulated more than 4 million flight hours. Strategy v-p Jeff Pino told AIN that the company could deliver the 700th helicopter by the summer of 2008.