Aircraft
May 16, 2011, Marignane, Fra. - Eurocopter’s X3 hybrid helicopter demonstrator has delivered on the promise of pushing the frontiers in rotary-wing aviation by surpassing its original speed target of 220 kts. demonstrating the compound aircraft’s performance, capabilities and maturity.
April 13, 2011, Stratford, Conn. - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP) organization representatives will announce details of a joint initiative that continues the historic relationship between the Sikorsky and Lindbergh namesakes, during a press conference Thursday at the AERO Friedrichshafen air show in Friedrichshafen, Germany.
April 1, 2011, Sanya, China - As China looks to open up its low altitude airspace in the coming years, Eurocopter is well-positioned to cater to an expected growth in demand for helicopters, which will become a vital complement to business jets for corporate and VIP air transport.
March 28, 2011, Vancouver - The enhanced AS350 B3e is the next generation aircraft in the Ecureuil family of helicopters. Officially launched at Heli-Expo, 2011 the new version features a more powerful Turbomeca Arriel 2D turbo shaft engine, a new digital FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) and is fitted with an engine data recorder.
March 22, 2011, West Palm Beach, Fla. - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. officially opened a new facility at its Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) campus, establishing experimental assembly line operations for the new CH-53K heavy lift helicopter.
March 16, 2011, Stratford, Conn. - The Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. X2 Technology demonstrator team has been named the winner of the 2010 Robert J. Collier Trophy, awarded annually to recognize the greatest achievements in aeronautics or astronautics in America.
March 8, 2011 – One of the most exciting aspects of any aviation show is the introduction of new aircraft – and Heli Expo 2011 in Orlando, Fla. didn’t disappoint. Four new helicopters from two iconic manufacturers and one new comer, highlighted the first day of the show March 6. 
March 8, 2011 – One of the most exciting aspects of any aviation show is the introduction of new aircraft – and Heli Expo 2011 in Orlando, Fla. didn’t disappoint. Four new helicopters from two iconic manufacturers and one new comer, highlighted the first day of the show March 6. 
March 8, 2011 – Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and SonAir Servico Aereo, S.A. (SonAir) has 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.
Nestled in the British countryside, some 10 miles from the historic city of Oxford is RAF Benson.
March 8, 2011, Marignane, Fra. - Eurocopter will unveil its newest helicopter and launch a comprehensive enhancement of the existing product line at Heli-Expo 2011 exposition in Orlando, Florida, underscoring the company’s commitment to innovation for the improved operating performance, efficiency and maintainability of its rotary-wing aircraft.
March 8, 2011 – AS350 B3 is the "high performance" member of the popular single-engine AS350 family.
March 7, 2011 – Eurocopter will unveil its newest helicopter and launch a comprehensive enhancement of the existing product line at Heli-Expo 2011 exposition in Orlando, Florida, underscoring the company’s commitment to innovation for the improved operating performance, efficiency and maintainability of its rotary- wing aircraft.
March 3, 2011, Patuxent River, Md. - Bell Helicopter and the Boeing Company today applauded the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) V-22 Joint Program Office (PMA-275) announcement that the Bell Boeing-built V-22 Osprey fleet has surpassed 100,000 flight hours.
Jan. 24, 2011, Marseille, Fra. - Eurocopter generated an increased turnover in 2010 with the delivery of 527 helicopters. The year also was marked by achievements in innovation, new products, services and the company’s SHAPE transformation program – all of which position the group for a future upturn of the civil and military rotary-wing marketplace.

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