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  • 15 November 2017

    Mexico’s Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC) approved the use of Sikorsky S-92 helicopter in all production configurations including offshore oil and gas transportation and search and rescue operations.

  • 10 January 2017

    Offshore helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky has reportedly instructed all owners of its S92 type helicopters to keep the units grounded, following a recent incident offshore the UK. According to BBC, all S92 helicopters have been grounded for safety checks, and owners have been told to carry out the checks immediately. The news agency says flight disruptions are […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Equipment

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., today received the certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of Rig Approach for the S-92 helicopter. The company explains that Rig Approach provides operators with an automated approach to offshore rig and platform landings. Rig Approach is available as an option on the S-92 […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Equipment

    CAE, a global aviation training company, and Líder Aviação, the largest helicopter operator in Brazil, today announced that they are now offering S-92 Sikorsky aircraft training at CAE’s Sao Paulo training centre near Congonhas downtown airport. CAE and Líder already offer S-76 training in Sao Paulo. The S-92 training program is an extension of the […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Milestone Aviation Group, and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo that Milestone has increased its S-92 order book by eight units. Milestone is already one of the world’s largest S-92 owners and it has now increased its firm and option S-92 orders to 37 aircraft valued at more than US$ 1.2 billion. The forward […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Era Group Inc. announces it has signed a multi-year agreement with Sikorsky Global Helicopters, Inc. for the purchase of four Sikorsky S92 heavy helicopters for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $129 million. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery commencing the first quarter of 2016. Era also has an option to acquire five additional S92 […]

  • 24 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.  has announced that CHC Helicopter has signed a multi-year contract to purchase nine S-92(R) helicopters, with options to acquire up to 15 more, for use in transporting offshore oil workers and for possible search and rescue operations. CHC, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is among the world’s largest helicopter transportation services […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Equipment

    Northrop Grumman Corporation is supplying a modified LCR-100 Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS) for the newly certified offshore rig approach feature on Sikorsky’s S-92A helicopter. The automated rig approach capability assists offshore oil operators with approaching and landing on oil rigs and platforms by guiding the aircraft to location coordinates entered by the pilot. […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Equipment

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a new functionality on the S-92 helicopter to provide offshore oil operators with an automated approach that reduces cockpit workload by 60 percent and allows safer operations under challenging weather and operating conditions. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. , developed the […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has announced that it has entered into agreements to sell two S-76D(TM) helicopters to PT Travira Air, a Jakarta, Indonesia-based charter airline company. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. , made the announcement from the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition. The purchase of the two S-76D aircraft represents the latest […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has announced that they have entered into an agreement to sell up to 26 S-76D™ helicopters to Bristow Group, to perform the offshore oil transport mission. The S-76D is powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada’s compact and light-weight PW210S, which delivers the best in class power-to-weight ratio and fuel burn with excellent […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that it has signed a contract to purchase nineteen additional Sikorsky S-92® helicopters. These aircraft are in addition to the three S-92 aircraft Milestone purchased from Sikorsky in February 2012. The first two aircraft are scheduled for completed delivery in late 2012 and the […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has delivered two offshore utility helicopters to China Southern Airlines’ Zhuhai Helicopter Branch company, with a third delivery to occur next week, to support the offshore oil operations in the South China Sea by Zhuhai’s customers. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. Zhuhai Helicopter Branch is among the major helicopter […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the baseline delivery of six S-76C++™ helicopters to SonAir Servico Aereo S.A. (SonAir) for support of offshore oil operations in Angola. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. SonAir has been flying Sikorsky products for more than 15 years. Currently, SonAir owns 15 S-76® aircraft for offshore oil missions […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today at the Paris Air Show that China Southern Airlines Company’s Zhuhai Helicopter Branch has contracted for a S-76C++™ and two S-92® helicopters to support the company’s offshore oil customers operating in the South China Sea. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. Zhuhai is the largest and oldest operator […]

  • 7 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and SonAir Servico Aereo, S.A. (SonAir)  announced the signing of a contract for six S-76C++™ helicopters in a ceremony held at Heli-Expo. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. SonAir has been flying Sikorsky products for more than 15 years in support of offshore oil operations in Angola. Currently, SonAir […]

  • 7 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Final assembly production of the S-76D™ helicopter has commenced at Sikorsky Global Helicopters’ manufacturing facility, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today, marking a significant milestone in delivering the next generation of the popular S-76® helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.. Aero Vodochody in the Czech Republic, which has produced more than 250 S-76 […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Norwegian oil giant Equinor has awarded CHC Helicopter a contract for personnel transportation from Stavanger airport, Sola.

  • 10 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    CHC Group has been awarded a contract extension by Equinor for both the Tampen/Oseberg and Heidrun contract in Norway by one year.

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore helicopter operator Bristow has configured three of its helicopters for transporting coronavirus cases. 

  • 26 July 2019

    An offshore helicopter flying to ExxonMobil’s Thebaud platform offshore Nova Scotia has experienced an unexplained drop in altitude, forcing the pilots to return to the airport, according to Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board.

  • 4 July 2019

    Offshore helicopter operator Milestone has bought a Sikorsky S-92A aircraft, MSN 920155, bringing its total S-92A fleet to 79 units.

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oil major Shell has hired offshore helicopter provider CHC to support its exploration and appraisal work offshore Brazil.

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    CHC Group has been awarded a contract from Wintershall Dea to provide helicopter services in support of its forthcoming drilling program in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 19 June 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Shell Australia and CHC Helicopter Australia have extended their agreement for helicopter transportation services to the Prelude FLNG facility in the Browse Basin.