Sikorsky Introduces 'Project Firefly(TM)' Electric Helicopter Demonstrator

LONDON , July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft, announced today from the Farnborough International Air Show that it has developed an all-electric...


The mission of Sikorsky Innovations is to develop and mature the technologies, products and processes that will redefine the future of vertical flight. The organization builds on Sikorsky's nearly 90 years of innovation and will increase the scope of previous efforts by expanding collaborative arrangements spanning government technology agencies, academic institutions, other UTC facilities, and entrepreneurial businesses where research and product development will take place in cooperation with Sikorsky's engineers and technicians.

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., USA, is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture and service. 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.

This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning potential development and future production of helicopters. Actual results may differ materially from those contemplated as a result of significant risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to changes in government research and development priorities and practices, budget plans or availability of funding; challenges in the design, development, production and support of advanced technologies; as well as other risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those detailed from time to time in United Technologies Corporation's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

SOURCE Sikorsky Innovations

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