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EUROPEAN ROTORS 2023 success in Madrid

EUROPEAN ROTORS 2023 closed the doors on a highly successful event late last week, spurred by Industry growth and an exciting new host city. Held in Madrid from 27-30 November, the show featured educational opportunities, career development, safety demonstrations, and presentations and displays on exciting new technologies within the vertical flight industry. The four-day show, Leer másEUROPEAN ROTORS 2023 success in Madrid[…]

Sikorsky celebrates its 100th Anniversary

Rio de Janeiro, April 12, 2023 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, celebrated its 100th anniversary alongside defence and industry partners at the biennial Latin America Aerospace and Defence and Security (LAAD) trade show yesterday. Sikorsky executives highlighted the longstanding partnership with Brazil’s armed forces and honored their ongoing accomplishments and contributions to vertical flight. “2023 is a significant year Leer másSikorsky celebrates its 100th Anniversary[…]

Sikorsky delivers the 5000th Black Hawk family helicopter

STRATFORD, Conn., Jan. 20, 2023 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today delivered a U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk marking the 5000th helicopter from the Hawk family. The iconic aircraft will continue to support medium-lift requirements for the U.S. military and international operators for decades into the future. In addition to the delivery of the Black Hawk family’s 5000th Leer másSikorsky delivers the 5000th Black Hawk family helicopter[…]

Sikorsky and DARPA flies the S-70 Black Hawk without pilots

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2022 — Sikorsky and DARPA demonstrated how a S-70 Black Hawk helicopter flying autonomously and perform cargo resupply missions and a rescue operation. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Army for the first time how an uninhabited S-70 Leer másSikorsky and DARPA flies the S-70 Black Hawk without pilots[…]

Philippine Air Force expands their Black Hawk fleet with 32 S-70i

MIELEC, Poland – PZL Mielec, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has signed in February 22, 2022 a contract award with the Philippine Department of National Defense (DND) to manufacture 32 additional Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk utility helicopters for the Philippine Air Force. Delivery of all 32 aircraft by 2026 will dramatically increase the operational capacity of Leer másPhilippine Air Force expands their Black Hawk fleet with 32 S-70i[…]

Sikorsky, United Rotorcraft prepare for S-70 FIREHAWK helicopter demand

DALLAS, March, 2022 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, signed a marketing teaming agreement that formalizes how both companies will collaborate to meet growing global interest in the S-70 Firehawk helicopter. The agreement will enable the team to identify demand, and more quickly build and configure Leer másSikorsky, United Rotorcraft prepare for S-70 FIREHAWK helicopter demand[…]

First autonomous flight S-70 Black Hawk equipped with ALIAS

Fort Campbell — DARPA and Sikorsky MATRIX technology perform the first autonomous flight S-70 Black Hawk Equipped with ALIAS (Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System). Sitting on the runway in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, one of Sikorsky’s pilots in an S-70™ Black Hawk® helicopter flips the optionally piloted cockpit switch from two to zero, exits the aircraft Leer másFirst autonomous flight S-70 Black Hawk equipped with ALIAS[…]

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