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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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.