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Sikorsky to build new US presidential helicopter

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 15:31

The Pentagon awarded Sikorsky Aircraft a USD 1.2 billion contract to build six new US presidential helicopters to replace the current aging fleet of "Marine One" aircraft.

First human-powered helicopter wins USD 250,000

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 16:57

A Canadian team has developed the first-ever helicopter powered only by a human that can reach three meters in altitude and hover for at least 60 seconds in the air.

VVIP choppers: Sikorsky ready to pitch in if Agusta deal scrapped

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:06

With government moving towards cancelling AgustaWestland deal for VVIP choppers, US firm Sikorsky said it is ready to provide such helicopters to India if the contract is scrapped.

VVIP choppers: Sikorsky ready to pitch in if Agusta deal scrapped

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:06

With government moving towards cancelling AgustaWestland deal for VVIP choppers, US firm Sikorsky said it is ready to provide such helicopters to India if the contract is scrapped.

Sikorsky ready to pitch in if Agusta chopper deal scrapped

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 15:24

With the government moving towards cancelling the AgustaWestland deal for VVIP choppers, its former rival in the tender US firm Sikorsky on Thursday said it is ready to provide such helicopters to India if the contract is scrapped.

Coast Guard tender for eight choppers to be scrapped

Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 17:09

Defence Ministry is planning to scrap a proposal to procure eight medium-lift helicopters for the Coast Guard amid allegations of manipulation by one of the two vendors in the race for the tender.

Antony had questioned IAF plans for VVIP chopper trials

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 18:41

In VVIP chopper deal, Defence Minister A K Antony had raised questions over IAF`s plans to hold field evaluation trials of Anglo-Italian AW-101 and American Sikorsky S-92 choppers not in India.

Chopper deal: ‘You cannot always win’, Italian firm CEO told US delegation

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 17:26

"You cannot always win", Finmeccanica chief Giuseppe Orsi told American Sikorsky in New Delhi, a day ahead of the award of the Rs 3,600 core in February 2010.

First Tata-made Sikorsky S-92 helicopter airframe flies

Last Updated: Monday, August 20, 2012, 10:22

The first Sikorsky S-92 - a large, twin-engine helicopter that can be used for both civil and military purposes - with a Made-in-India airframe is now flying in Brazil.

Sikorsky aims to corner 30% mkt share in chopper sales

Last Updated: Sunday, April 22, 2012, 17:05

The world's largest chopper-maker Sikorsky Aircraft, which has a joint venture with the Tatas for assembling helicopter cabins, is targeting to corner up to 30 percent market share in India over the next five years.