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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

Sikorsky S-61N Sabah Arar AFP Getty Images

UTC Exec Says Military Is Cutting Spare Parts Orders

The chief financial officer of United Technologies Corp. says the European economy is beginning to recover, but the U.S. military is sharply cutting spare parts orders for subsidiary helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.

09/17/2013

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Cuts At Sikorsky, Most In Connecticut

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is cutting 200 hourly jobs, blaming reduced spending by the federal government and other countries and rising costs to compete. The subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. […]

09/13/2013

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

200 Layoffs At Sikorsky, Mostly In Connecticut

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is laying off 200 workers due to military spending cuts and the uneven economic recovery. Spokesman Paul Jackson said Thursday that the subsidiary of United Technologies […]

06/27/2013

Brainard Airport in Hartford.

FAA Going Ahead With Plans To Close Smaller Airport Towers

The FAA announced Friday it plans to go ahead with plans to close air traffic control towers at smaller airports — including six in Connecticut: Brainard in Hartford, Tweed-New Haven, Groton-New London, Waterbury-Oxford, Danbury and Bridgeport-Sikorsky.

03/22/2013

Air Traffic Control Tower (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sequester Will Close Towers At Six Airports In State

Members of the Connecticut Congressional delegation say the budget cuts required by the sequester which took effect Friday will mean closing of six air traffic control towers in Connecticut in a month.

03/06/2013

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