Sikorsky

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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

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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

NTSB Recommends Changes For Sikorsky Helicopter Invoved in Fatal Crash

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday recommended redesign and modification of some elements of the Sikorsky S-76C model helicopter, the type that was involved in the 2009 helicopter crash that […]

11/23/2010

Sikorsky Cutting 1% of Salaried Workers, Worldwide

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Sikorsky Aircraft says it’s cutting 1 percent of its global workforce, citing ongoing problems with the global economy and a slump in the market for commercial helicopters. The maker of commercial […]

10/02/2010

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