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Sikorsky To Close Upstate New York Plant

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. says it will close its plant in upstate New York where it employs 570 workers who customize military helicopters sold to foreign governments.

09/25/2012

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Maurer Named Sikorsky President

United Technologies Corp. has announced a new president of its Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. subsidiary.

05/07/2012

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Jury Rules Engine Responsible in Sikorsky Helicopter Crash

An Oregon jury ruled Tuesday that a problem with an engine was responsible for the 2008 crash of a Sikorsky helicopter that killed nine firefighters during a wildfire in Northern California.

03/27/2012

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Chenevert Named “Person of the Year” By Aviation Industry Magazine

United Technologies Corporation’s chairman and CEO Louis Chenevert has been chosen the 2011 Person of the Year of “Aviation Week & Space Technology” magazine.

01/03/2012

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Sikorsky In Settlement With Families Of Chopper Crash Victims

The manufacturer of a helicopter that crashed in Louisiana in 2009, killing eight people, has agreed to settlements with families of several crash victims who sued the company.

10/27/2011

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Sikorsky To Cut Jobs

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., says it’s trimming its worldwide work force of 18,000 by about three percent to remain competitive in the helicopter design, manufacturing and service industry.

09/15/2011

Black Hawk Helicopter (File:Brennan Linsley/AP Photo)

Black Hawk Vital In Post-9/11 World

America’s wars since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 have been a boon for the maker of Black Hawk helicopters, a workhorse the U.S. military has relied on heavily to strike targets and ferry troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

09/05/2011

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Plane Crash in Stratford

A small plane crashed into a fence around 9:45 p.m. Saturday while trying to land at Sikorsky Airport in Stratford.

06/25/2011

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Lull In Military Orders Prompts Sikorsky Layoffs

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is laying off nearly 400 workers at its factory in upstate New York because of what the company says is a lull in orders for military helicopters.

06/03/2011

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Sikorsky Wins Turkey Helicopter Contract

Turkey’s state-run news agency says U.S. helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft has won a contract worth $4 billion.

04/21/2011

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