Tag Archives: Sikorsky

Ashish Bagai: DARPA Taps 4 Contractors to Blend New, Existing Tech for ‘X-Plane’ Design Project

Four companies will work with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to help design prototypes of a vertical-takeoff-and-landing hybrid aircraft. Boeing, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Aurora Flight Sciences and Karem Aircraft will build the prototypes under DARPA’s VTOL X-Plane program, the agency said Tuesday. DARPA wants to create an aircraft that can …

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Sikorsky, Turkey Aim to Bolster Helicopter Exports with $3.5B Black Hawk Program; Mick Maurer Comments

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and the Turkish government have struck a $3.5 billion helicopter production deal that aims to strengthen Turkey’s multi-mission capabilities and aerospace export programs, Defense News reported Monday. Burak Ege Bekdil writes that Sikorsky will build utility helicopters with an industry team of Turkish contractors under the country’s …

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