Sikorsky S-92

Derived from S-70 H-60

News about Sikorsky S-92

Sumburgh Oil and Gas Contract Starts, 02-Jul-20 : #oilandgas Babcock S-92 helicopters began 5-year contract for daily flights from Sumburgh, Shetland Islands, to oil and gas platforms in the northern North Sea on behalf of EnQuest, TAQA and CNR International. Workers arrived from Aberdeen on Loganair ATR-42 aircraft

Canadian CH-148 Cyclone Returned to Service, 28-Jun-20 : #Cyclone Canadian Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone fleet returned to flight status after was grounded last April 29 following a fatal accident in the Mediterranean Sea. Although the investigation continues, flight data recorder allowed to replicate conditions in flight simulator and rule out any mechanical failure

CHC SAR for Equinor in North Sea, 09-Jun-20 : #Equinor CHC Helikopter Services Norway renewed through August 2021 for 3 SAR S-92 and 3 AS332L1 helicopters to support offshore oil and gas activities in the Northern North Sea by Equinor

Recovery of Crashed CH-148, 04-Jun-20 : #Stalker22 Statement from Rear-Admiral Craig Baines, Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic on the recovery operations of Stalker 22 in the Mediterranean Sea. The Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone helicopter crashed last April 29

Cougar is First to Upgrade to S-92A+, 27-Apr-20 : #S92A+ Cougar Helicopters from St John’s, NFL, Canada is the first operator to upgrade their S-92A to the S-92A+ standard with the new Phase IV main gear box. Four kits were ordered for these offshore transport/medevac helicopters

Bristow Helicopters Response to Coronavirus, 20-Mar-20 : #coronavirus Bristow Helicopters outfits three dedicated aircraft in the UK due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Three suspected COVID-19 cases have been flown from oil and gas offshore installations in the North Sea so far

Five-Years Contract for Babcock in North Sea, 08-Mar-20 : #oilandgas Babcock Mission Critical Services (MCS) Offshore starting 100 helicopter flights per month next July from Sumburgh, Shetland Islands, northern Scotland, to support oil and gas operations of CNR International, EnQuest and TAQA

Six Marine One VH-92A Lot II Ordered, 22-Feb-20 : #MarineOne Sikorsky awarded $470M contract for Lot II of VH-92A “Marine One” Presidential Helicopters which covers six Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) aircraft, part of the 23 program, to be delivered by December 2022

1,000th Mission for Bristow SAR Sumburgh, 21-Feb-20 : #Sumburgh HM Coastguard Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter base at Sumburgh in the Shetland Islands, Scotland completed its 1,000 mission since operated by the civilian service (Bristow) from 2013

ConocoPhillips Extends Bristow Contracts, 12-Feb-20 : ConocoPhillips energy extended Bristow Norway 2 contracts started in 2014 through 2024. Two S-92 based at Stavanger Airport, Sola for crew change and SAR to the Ekofisk field in the North Sea located approx 160 nm offshore and maintaining current 3 S-92 to support oil and gas operations

Backcock S-92 and H175 for Serica Bruce Complex, 28-Nov-19 : #oilandgas Babcock awarded 3-year contract for S-92 and H175 helicopters by Serica Energy to provide offshore crew transport services from Aberdeen to the 340 Km NE Bruce complex in the North Sea

Babcock UK Offshore Renewed North Sea Contracts, 19-Aug-19 : #oilandgas Babcock UK Offshore announced North Sea contracts with Oil and Gas operators Total (Culzean field) and CNOOC Petroleum Europe Ltd (Central North Sea and West of Shetland) with S-92 helicopters

S-92A Certified in Brazil for Search and Rescue, 15-Aug-19 : #SAR Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) approved Search and Rescue (SAR) configuration for S-92A which adds to the 27,700 lbs Weight (Dec’18) and Rig Approach auto-pilot (Oct’14). Lider, Omni and CHC currently operates the S-92 in Brazil for offshore oil and gas support

EASA Part 147 Training for S-92 and AW139 in Australia, 18-Jul-19 : #EASA Australian rotary maintenance training provider HeliTSA secures European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval under new Part 147 for their AW139 and S-92 type courses

Glossop Mountain Rescue Team, 07-Jul-19 : #MountainRescue The Glossop Mountain Rescue Team at Glossop, Derbyshire, England completed training with the HM Coast Guard’ S-92 helicopter

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