Friday, February 21, 2014

Sikorsky to maintain training aircraft

STRATFORD, Conn. -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. on Thursday announced the award of a $110 million maintenance and support services contract for more than 360 aircraft operated by the Chief of Naval Air Training. The work is expected to be completed in October 2014. Aircraft covered by the contract include the single-engine T-34, twin engine T-44A and T-44C, and single-engine T-6A and T-6B. Work will be performed at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas; NAS Pensacola, Fla., NAS Whiting Field, Fla., and seven satellite locations throughout the United States. The contract was awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies. (Source: Sikorsky via PRNewswire, 02/20/14)