Fiction

September 22, 2010 - 8:16am

Sikorsky Helitech, a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company based in Brisbane, Australia, has entered into a distribution agreement with Timken for bearing inspection, overhaul and reconditioning services throughout the Australasian region. Sikorsky Helitech will also carry an extensive inventory of bearings at its Brisbane location to facilitate and expedite regional overhauls and exchanges.

August 2, 2010 - 5:49am

Sikorsky Aerospace Services last month announced the acquisition of LifePort and the simultaneous creation of an “accessories business segment.” The Woodland, Wash.-based aircraft accessories manufacturer specializes in air medical systems, lightweight armor, interior furnishings and galley equipment for both fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft. LifePort will retain its name and current executive management team, Sikorsky said.

July 7, 2010 - 10:02am

Sikorsky Helitech, a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, has entered into a distribution agreement with Timken for bearing inspection, overhaul and reconditioning services throughout Australasia.

July 6, 2010 - 12:54pm

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), an aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft, has acquired Woodland, Wash.-based LifePort, a major accessories manufacturer specializing in air medical systems, interior furnishings and lightweight armor for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. The acquisition further strengthens SAS’s accessories business segment.

February 21, 2010 - 11:27am

Sikorsky Aircraft plans to invest $1 billion over the next 10 years in research and development to redefine the future of vertical flight, the Stratford, Conn.-based helicopter manufacturer announced earlier this month.

December 17, 2009 - 10:15am

Two new Sikorsky civil helicopter programs–the S-76D and S-434–achieved significant milestones this week. The first S-76D production airframe, S/N 761004, was joined and entered the assembly line at Aero Vodochody in the Czech Republic. The completed airframe will be shipped to Sikorsky’s Coatesville, Pa. facility for final assembly in April.

October 14, 2009 - 5:47am

With the Orlando venue rapidly assuming the role of the NBAA annual meeting and convention’s “unofficial” home, static display host Showalter Flying Service has become virtually synonymous with the show itself. Having managed the static display since NBAA was first staged in Orlando, the FBO at Executive Airport has become the acknowledged gold standard in dealing with the complexities of displaying more than 100 aircraft.

October 13, 2009 - 12:14pm

Northstar Aerospace Turbine Engine Service Group has a new name: Mint Turbines. Operations and personnel of the turbine engine repair and overhaul facility in Stroud, Okla., remain as before privately owned Mint Turbines acquired Northstar on May 27. Northstar specializes in maintenance, repair and overhaul of Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A and PT6T turbine engines. Mint Turbines (Booth No.

August 4, 2008 - 11:10am

First deliveries of the Intracom General Machinery GM-17 Viper 8 executive aircraft have been made in Russia, where the much-reworked Piper Pressurized Navajo may be operated under an experimental certificate. The company’s managing director, Dr.

July 7, 2008 - 10:13am

Northstar Aerospace (Hall 4 Stand C16b) recently won a value engineering achievement award from the U.S. Department of Defense for developing an innovative process to overhaul assembly covers for transmission housings used on the Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter. The process is intended to save money, while also boosting mission capability.

 
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