The Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation has signed a contract to provide Washington Times Aviation with two S-92 helicopters. The aircraft are expected to be delivered in 2008 and 2009, and will operate in Asia.
This is Washington Times Aviation''s fifth and sixth S-92 helicopter purchase within three years. The helicopters are to be used for "mass passenger transportation" in Korea, and will be housed in a hangar at the Kimpo Aerospace Industrial Complex.
Other activities planned by Times Aerospace Korea - a subsidiary of Washington Times Aviation - and Sikorsky at this facility include operating an S-76 helicopter customer service centre and a comprehensive S-61 helicopter modernisation and overhaul centre.
Sikorsky is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacturing, and service. Its parent company, United Technologies, provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.