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Sikorsky Support Services, Inc. Enters Commercial Aircraft Delivery Business

October 04, 2007

  DUXFORD, United Kingdom - Sikorsky Support Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., today announced at the 2007 Helitech exhibition that it has entered the aircraft delivery business by establishing an Aircraft Delivery Operations group. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

Sikorsky Support Services, Inc. (SSSI) will work closely with Sikorsky and its customers to coordinate convenient delivery of completed aircraft anywhere in the world. "Sikorsky customers deserve dependability, convenience, and value; we are dedicated to providing them with a world class helicopter transportation and support solution," said David Adler, Senior Vice President of Sikorsky Worldwide Customer Service.

"The new Aircraft Delivery Operations is a perfect fit for SSSI and Sikorsky Aircraft," he added. "The biggest value will be to our customer. It will provide a one-stop, convenient solution for their aircraft delivery requirements. Besides having a direct tie back to the OEM, the customer can expect SSSI's experienced crews to oversee every aspect of the move. Our goal is flawless execution."

The new division will be based in Trumbull, Connecticut, USA, allowing close alignment and coordination with the Sikorsky Program Offices. SSSI has also developed strategic relationships with a world-class leader in freight forwarding and a heavy lift aircraft company, providing the capability to ship by air, sea or land anywhere in the world. Discussions are also ongoing to expand Aircraft Delivery Operations into other OEM platforms.

Sikorsky Support Services, Inc. is the service subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. SSSI supports military and commercial operators by providing cost efficient aviation maintenance, logistics, and technical services tailored to customers' unique needs. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., USA, is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacturing and service. The company's mission statement reflects its long commitment to safety and innovation: "We pioneer flight solutions that bring people home everywhere... every timeTM." United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., USA, provides a broad range of high technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.

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