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Sikorsky Aircraft to Open Support Center in Korea for S-76 Helicopters

Oct. 19, 2007
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SEOUL, Korea - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it is establishing a customer support center with Times Aerospace Korea (TAK) at the Gimpo Aerospace Industrial Complex in Korea. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

The 200,000-square foot state-of-the-art maintenance facility has been constructed on 125 acres. The support center will provide technical support, spare parts, avionics and general maintenance for rotor wing aircraft.

"Asia has become a significant region for S-92® and S-76® helicopters and Sikorsky is excited about the potential for joint efforts with Times Aerospace Korea as we establish this customer support center," said Sikorsky President Jeffrey Pino. "This facility will enhance our ability to provide enhanced support and responsiveness for our customers in Asia, where interest in these aircraft continues to grow."

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacturing, and service. The company's long commitment to safety and innovation is reflected in its mission statement: "We pioneer flight solutions that bring people home everywhere... every time™." United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.

 

 

Media Contacts:

Paul Jackson
Phone: +1-203-386-7143
Mobile: +1-860-614-3899
Paul.Jackson@sikorsky.com

Marianne Heffernan
Phone: +1-203-386-4373
Mobile: +1-203-583-9760
mheffernan@sikorsky.com



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