Sikorsky S-76

May 2, 2008 - 5:45am

Lider Aviaco, Brazil’s largest offshore helicopter service provider, has selected Blue Sky Network to provide satellite-based tracking and logistics services on its fleet of 40 Bell 212s and 412s and Sikorsky S-76C+s. The system uses Blue Sky’s D1000C Iridium transceiver and provides altitude-adjusted position reporting, minimum en route altitude alerting, and automated takeoff and landing notifications.

April 15, 2008 - 8:40am

When a Fortune 500 company’s fortunes crash and burn, corporate jets usually go up for sale and pilots end up looking for work. Such is the case with Tyco International, which has had its share of negative headlines over the past month.

April 2, 2008 - 6:04am

Standard Aero Singapore has reached an agreement to support Arriel 1 and Arriel 2 engines for Turbomeca Asia Pacific in the Asia-Pacific region. The company has expanded its facility to accommodate the increased workload and has been equipped with the special tooling and material-handling equipment.

February 25, 2008 - 4:48pm

PHI has already logged 23,000 hours on its fleet of nine Sikorsky S-92s, and on Monday at Heli-Expo it signed an options contract for six more of the model to be delivered in 2009 and 2010, as well as six copies of the S-76C++ to support deepwater oil industry missions in the Gulf of Mexico.

February 25, 2008 - 4:46pm

Visiting Honeywell’s new corporate AW139 medium-twin helicopter at the AgustaWestland booth (No. 3039) is a great way to see the clean and uncluttered instrument panel offered by Honeywell’s Primus Epic avionics suite.

February 24, 2008 - 3:24pm

Evergreen Helicopters and Sikorsky concluded an agreement for the purchase of four S-76C++ helicopters for use in Evergreen’s offshore oil, utility and EMS missions, with deliveries to begin before the end of this year. Participating in a signing ceremony on Sunday at Sikorsky’s Heli-Expo booth (No.

February 18, 2008 - 11:51am

Turbomeca, the French helicopter turbine engine manufacturer, predicts the helicopter market overall will experience continued strong growth for the next two years before cooling somewhat. In that span, the company will be working overtime to keep up with demand.

February 17, 2008 - 10:27pm

Sikorsky has scheduled the maiden flight of the first Thales TopDeck-equipped Sikorsky S-76D for the second quarter of this year. The company expressed confidence that it will see the full certification of the product in 2009, according to Phil Naybour, vice president and general manager of Helicopter Solutions at Thales.

February 5, 2008 - 4:45am

The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) aviation unit this spring reached a milestone of successfully flying 25,000 accident-free medevac flights since the program began in 1969. The current NJSP fleet includes four Sikorsky S-76B aeromedical critical-care configured helicopters, which in 2002 transported 1,400 patients, conducted 70 search-and-rescue flights and performed 60 first-responder educational demonstration sessions.

February 5, 2008 - 4:45am

The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) aviation unit this spring reached a milestone of successfully flying 25,000 accident-free medevac flights since the program began in 1969. The current NJSP fleet includes four Sikorsky S-76B aeromedical critical-care configured helicopters, which in 2002 transported 1,400 patients, conducted 70 search-and-rescue flights and performed 60 first-responder educational demonstration sessions.

 
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