Sikorsky S-70

July 25, 2010 - 5:04am

Esterline CMC Electronics secured a follow-on order from Sikorsky for flight management systems in Black Hawk helicopters. The deal extends an earlier purchase order for CMC’s CMA-2082MC FMS and CMA-2088 emergency control panel, flown aboard U.S. Army Black Hawks and the S-70i, the international version of the helicopter.

July 5, 2010 - 9:20am

The Sikorsky S-70i military helicopter–a new export variant of the UH-60M Black Hawk–made its first flight on July 1 from the Sikorsky Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Fla.

February 22, 2009 - 4:59pm

Sikorsky Aircraft recognized the Los Angeles County Fire Department on Sunday morning for its dedication to “saving lives and protecting the property of California residents” using a Sikorsky S-70A Firehawk.

February 25, 2008 - 4:34pm

In a ceremony yesterday at the Sikorsky booth (No. 1641), Sergei Sikorsky presented four senior members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department with Sikorsky’s Winged S service award to mark the 50th anniversary of the L.A. County’s aerial firefighting operations. He particularly praised the firefighters’ last year of service dealing with a series of catastrophic blazes in greater Los Angeles.

February 18, 2008 - 8:05am

This year’s Igor Sikorsky Humanitarian Award goes not to an individual, but to an organization that celebrated a special milestone last year. In 1957, the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACFD) acquired its first helicopter, a Bell 47 G-2.

January 23, 2008 - 9:26am

Asked to visualize an environmentally “green” helicopter, most of us would think of a rotorcraft that was quiet. Given some more thought, the idea of a helo whose engines developed minimal polluting emissions might spring to mind.

January 23, 2008 - 9:26am

Asked to visualize an environmentally “green” helicopter, most of us would think of a rotorcraft that was quiet. Given some more thought, the idea of a helo whose engines developed minimal polluting emissions might spring to mind.

March 15, 2007 - 6:39am

Sabreliner Corp., a name long synonymous with the business jet market, has turned to designing and installing custom interiors in government VIP helicopters.

February 19, 2007 - 9:19am

The products division of Air Methods Corp. of Englewood, Colo., is displaying several products for three helicopter manufacturers here at Heli-Expo 2005. Created 10 years ago to allow the products group to offer services and products to outside commercial and military customers, the stand-alone division has grown to a $15 million per year business.

December 14, 2006 - 8:24am

Smiths Aerospace is supplying its new generation cockpit voice and data recorder (VADR) systems for the MH-47 Chinook and MH-60 Black Hawk helicopters operated by the U.S. Army’s 160th Special Operations Regiment and the U.S. Coast Guard’s HH-60 Jayhawk and HH-65 Dolphin. Manufactured at Smiths’ facilities in Michigan, the VADR is claimed to be the most capable and reliable solid-state recorder on the market today.

 
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