Keystone Helicopter Receives National Business Aviation Association Safety Awards

WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Keystone Helicopter has received the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Commercial Business Flying Safety award for operating business aircraft for eight years and over93,000 consecutive flight hours without an accident.

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In addition Keystone also received the Aviation Maintenance Department Safety Award. This award is given for contributing to the safety of business aircraft operations while providing professional aircraft maintenance.

Several individuals also received maintenance technician awards. JackSprague, Jeffery Gazey, Bryan Carter, John Baxley and Trevor Zola received individual safety awards for three years or more without an accident. David Conboy received the Pilot Safety award for having more than 4,500 consecutive hours without an accident. These awards were granted by the NBAA board of directors.

About Keystone Helicopter

Keystone Helicopter is a full-service maintenance and completion center anchored by the Heliplex, a new, state-of-the-art technical services depot in Coatesville, PA. Keystone is a factory-authorized service center for Bell, Eurocopter, MD Helicopter, Rolls-Royce, Turbomeca, Pratt & Whitney, and Sikorsky products. Keystone was acquired by Sikorsky Aircraft in 2005. Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacturing and service. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), based in Hartford, Conn. UTC provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.

SOURCE Keystone Helicopter Corporation

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