Tag: sikorsky

Sikorsky S-92A Certified In CIS But Not In Russia

Reading Time: 1 minute The Aviation Register of the CIS-wide Interstate Aviation Committee (AR IAC) certified the US Sikorsky S-92A medium-lift helicopter along with its modifications on March 30. However, the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA) points out that a government decree issued in 2015 stripped the AR IAC of certification powers within Russia. FATA has stressed repeatedly […]

Helicopter Industry Battling Back

Reading Time: 5 minutes The helicopter industry is having a torrid time with sales and deliveries down, mainly because of the low oil price stifling demand from the energy sector.  There has also been a spate of crashes, with three major manufacturers all affected. But, despite the issues, helicopter original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are all pushing ahead with new […]

US Army Orders Seven Black Hawk Helicopters for Mexico Worth Nearly $55Mln

Reading Time: 1 minute The US Army has ordered seven new uniquely configured Black Hawk combat, transport and tactical support helicopters for Mexico from the Sikorsky division of Lockheed Martin, the Department of Defense announced. “Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $54.9 million… foreign military sales contract (Mexico) for seven uniquely configured UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters,” the […]

Sikorsky Simulator Approved in Singapore

Reading Time: 1 minute The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has certified a FlightSafety International Sikorsky simulator in Singapore as Level D. The simulator provides training in the S-76C+ and S-76C++ helicopters. The facility has also been approved to provide FAA PART 142 training under FlightSafety’s single certificate. The new simulator is equipped with FlightSafety’s Vital 1100 visual system, collimated […]