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Helicopter Support, Inc. Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement With Honeywell Aerospace Defense & Space

January 03, 2006

  TRUMBULL, Connecticut - Helicopter Support, Inc. (HSI) has signed an agreement to remain the exclusive worldwide distributor for all Honeywell Aerospace Defense & Space products used on Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation commercial and international military helicopters. HSI is a subsidiary of Sikorsky. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX).



 

David Adler, president of HSI and senior vice president of Sikorsky's Worldwide Customer Service (WCS), and Nasos Karras, vice president, Helicopter Programs, Honeywell Defense & Space, signed the agreement during a ceremony attended by executives and program teams from both companies.

"Sikorsky and HSI are pleased to build on our long-standing relationship with Honeywell. HSI's world-class distribution and supply chain management for Honeywell Aerospace Defense & Space helicopter products adds significant value to our customers," said Adler.

Under the agreement, HSI will distribute Honeywell Defense & Space starters, generators, valves, and other components for all international Sikorsky military aircraft such as the S-70 BLACK HAWK, S-70 NAVAL HAWK, H-92 SUPERHAWK, H-3 and H-53 aircraft, as well as all commercial S-92, S-76, and S-61 aircraft.

The agreement includes distribution of helicopter components and assemblies manufactured at Honeywell's facilities across the United States for Sikorsky products, as well as products used on other rotor wing platforms on a worldwide, non-exclusive basis.

A similar agreement between Sikorsky's Derco Aerospace subsidiary remains in place with Honeywell and covers fixed-wing aircraft spares distribution for Aerospace Defense & Space.

Based in Trumbull, Conn., Helicopter Support, Inc., is the world's leading total helicopter logistic support organization, offering an array of helicopter products, maintenance, repair and overhaul services. For more information about HSI, please visit www.hsius.com.

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacturing and service. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), of Hartford, Conn., which provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.

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