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.
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.
United Technologies Corp. says its third-quarter net income and revenue rose on higher orders in elevator sales, heating and cooling equipment and commercial aviation spare parts.
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.
United Technologies Corp. has announced a new president of its Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. subsidiary.
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.
United Technologies Corporation’s chairman and CEO Louis Chenevert has been chosen the 2011 Person of the Year of “Aviation Week & Space Technology” magazine.
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.
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.
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.