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FAA approval for Sikorsky’s S-76D

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 16, 2012
Sikorsky's newly certified S-76D.

The FAA has awarded type certification to Sikorsky’s S-76D after an intensive flight test program.

The new model features all-composite rotor blades, a Thales integrated avionics system and autopilot, active vibration control and twin Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210S engines, and will enter the mid-size category boasting nearly half a billion US dollars in orders.

Deliveries are expected to start later this year.

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More than 800 S-76s have been delivered that together have amassed some six million flight hours since the type was introduced in 1979.

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FAA approval for Sikorsky’s S-76D

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 16, 2012
Sikorsky's newly certified S-76D.

The FAA has awarded type certification to Sikorsky’s S-76D after an intensive flight test program.

The new model features all-composite rotor blades, a Thales integrated avionics system and autopilot, active vibration control and twin Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210S engines, and will enter the mid-size category boasting nearly half a billion US dollars in orders.

Deliveries are expected to start later this year.

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More than 800 S-76s have been delivered that together have amassed some six million flight hours since the type was introduced in 1979.

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

FAA approval for Sikorsky’s S-76D

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 16, 2012
Sikorsky's newly certified S-76D.

The FAA has awarded type certification to Sikorsky’s S-76D after an intensive flight test program.

The new model features all-composite rotor blades, a Thales integrated avionics system and autopilot, active vibration control and twin Pratt & Whitney Canada PW210S engines, and will enter the mid-size category boasting nearly half a billion US dollars in orders.

Deliveries are expected to start later this year.

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More than 800 S-76s have been delivered that together have amassed some six million flight hours since the type was introduced in 1979.

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