H-92® Helicopter to Demonstrate Capabilities in European Tour

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H-92® Helicopter to Demonstrate Capabilities in European Tour

July 15, 2008

  Stratford, Connecticut - The H-92 SUPERHAWK® helicopter will visit at least nine countries throughout Europe over the next several weeks to demonstrate its mission capabilities, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today from the Farnborough International Air Show, where the aircraft is on static display. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

The SAR mission-equipped SUPERHAWK helicopter offers a robust menu of optional equipment that provides mission flexibility and off-the-shelf customization. Countries scheduled to be visited during the upcoming tour include the U.K., Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Greece.

“The SUPERHAWK helicopter offers a unique combination of large cabin, mission capabilities and low operating cost, which translates to a balanced cost-effective solution to customers,” said Bruce McKinney, Vice President, Sikorsky Europe. “It is currently being used to perform troop transport, combat search and rescue, medical evacuation and head-of-state missions around the world, and we are excited to be bringing this demonstrator to the European region to offer a true glimpse of this helicopter’s functionality and features.”

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., USA, is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture 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.“ Sikorsky Europe is a Sikorsky trade name. 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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