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United Technologies Exiting Helicopter Business

United Technologies said Sikorsky didn’t fit with plans for long-term growth so it is getting out of the helicopter business.

06/15/2015

Sikorsky Aircraft S 70-i helicopter (Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Stratford-based Sikorsky To Cut 1,400 Jobs, Some In Connecticut

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. says it’s cutting 1,400 jobs in the coming year as the helicopter manufacturer faces declining demand for shuttling workers to offshore oil platforms.

06/02/2015

Sikorsky Aircraft S 70-i helicopter (Adam Berry/Getty Images)

UTC: Will Complete Review Of Sikorsky Future In Coming Months

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ United Technologies Corp. said it will complete by mid-year its review of whether to sell, spin off or otherwise divest itself of helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft. In a regulatory filing Wednesday, […]

04/29/2015

S-97 Raider Helicopter (Sikorsky Photo)

Sikorsky Unveils S-97 Raider Helicopter

A roll-out ceremony in West Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday for the newest Sikorsky military helicopter prototype.

10/03/2014

Rendering of UH 60 M Blackhawk Helicopter (Courtesy Sikorsky Aircraft)

Suit Blames Sikorsky For January Black Hawk Crash

A lawsuit filed Monday blames civilian makers of an Army Black Hawk helicopter for a fatal crash in Georgia eight months ago, saying manufactures failed to install a tiny part that caused the tail rotor to malfunction and sent the aircraft spinning out of control.

09/08/2014

Sikorsky S-61N Sabah Arar AFP Getty Images

Differences Settled, Contract Signed

United Technologies says its Sikorsky Aircraft division has signed a deal with Canada for the delivery of 28 maritime helicopters, ending a long and costly dispute.

06/18/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy announces agreement with UTC to invest in Connecticut. (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Job Loss A Presence In Conn./UTC Deal

When Connecticut struck a deal for up to $400 million in tax credits for United Technologies Corp., the sides said the company’s helicopter and aerospace divisions would remain here “for years to come.”

03/06/2014

Sikorsky Blackhawk S-701 (Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Air Force Pursues Sikorsky Rescue Helicopter

The Air Force says it is moving forward with plans to have Sikorsky build a new combat rescue helicopter but the program could still face major hurdles.

03/05/2014

Sikorsky S-61N Sabah Arar AFP Getty Images

Sikorsky Workers Approve New Contract

Sikorsky Aircraft workers in Connecticut and Florida have approved a new contract that includes a 10 percent wage increase over four years and $4,000 signing bonuses.

12/16/2013

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Developers Sign Deal For Former Army Engine Plant

Stratford Mayor John Harkins says developers have signed an agreement to buy a 77-acre former Army engine plant at the mouth of the Housatonic River with plans for homes, shops and industrial businesses.

10/30/2013

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