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Sikorsky operator marks safe flight milestone with S76 helicopters

Sikorsky operator marks safe flight milestone with S76 helicopters

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company has recognised American Express’ corporate flight department for achieving 8,000 hours of safe flight with its fleet of S-76 helicopters. The event took place during the 2018 National Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition. American

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Sikorsky registers first S-100 helicopter

Sikorsky registers first S-100 helicopter

Sikorsky has registered a new helicopter model named the S-100 with the FAA. Without any announcement or fanfare, Sikorsky has submitted a new helicopter to the FAA Registry. The aircraft (designated serial number msn 0001) is the first of previously

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Milestone completes purchase and leaseback for four S-92s

Milestone completes purchase and leaseback for four S-92s

Milestone has purchased four Sikorsky S-92s which it will lease back to the seller. This brings the GE-owned lessor’s fleet of S-92s to 95 – more than a third of the S-92s currently on the market. Daniel Rosenthal, Milestone president

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Milestone Aviation completes purchase and leaseback of four S-92 helicopters

Milestone Aviation completes purchase and leaseback of four S-92 helicopters

Dublin, Ireland, May 31, 2018 – Milestone Aviation Group Limited, a GE Capital Aviation Services company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has completed the purchase and lease back of four S-92 aircraft. The acquisition

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HI talks to Sikorsky’s Dana Fiatarone – Weathering the downturn

HI talks to Sikorsky’s Dana Fiatarone – Weathering the downturn

If any single helicopter manufacturer has turned the drop off in oil and gas missions into a positive, that one is Sikorsky. The manufacturer has weathered the oil-and-gas downturn, but instead of moving away from the market and diversifying, it

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Heli Expo 2018: Order round-up

Heli Expo 2018: Order round-up

The whole concept of orders being announced at airshows is ridiculous. Any multiple order involves hours of negotiations and pouring over contracts. Customers have not just popped into the booth and signed a piece of paper. But whilst they do

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Erickson completes its first transmission line project in UK

Erickson completes its first transmission line project in UK

PORTLAND, Ore. — Erickson Incorporated, a leading aerospace manufacturer and aerial services company, contracted with Balfour Beatty to build a transmission line for Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSE), connecting renewable energy from the Dorenell Wind Farm to a transmission

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Sikorsky delivers 300th S 92 to Era Group

Sikorsky delivers 300th S 92 to Era Group

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, delivered the 300th S-92 helicopter. Era Group Inc. signed for the aircraft, configured for offshore oil worker transportation, in a ceremony at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. This

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Heli Expo 2018: The OEM perspective

Heli Expo 2018: The OEM perspective

On the day before Heli Expo opened its doors to the public in Las Vegas, a group of movers and shakers in helicopter transactions met in a small conference room to talk about financing. One of the most illuminating panels

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Helicopters – is the market still just hovering or about to rise?

Helicopters – is the market still just hovering or about to rise?

According to the latest figures from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) 926 helicopter units were shipped in 2017, 7.5% up on the 861 delivered in 2016. But when it came to revenues, the total billing amount of these helicopters

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