Sikorsky’s X2 TECHNOLOGY™ Demonstrator Achieves First Flight

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HORSEHEADS, N.Y., Aug. 27, 2008 – Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation successfully completed the first flight of its X2 TECHNOLOGY™ Demonstrator, maneuvering the prototype aircraft through hover, forward flight, and a hover turn, in a test flight that lasted approximately 30 minutes. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Sikorsky Chief Test Pilot Kevin Bredenbeck…

Lycoming Engines Announces IO/O-360 Automotive Gas Approval Program

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Williamsport, PA – June 2, 2008 – Recognizing global concerns about the immediate an long-term availability of aviation grade 100LL fuel, Lycoming Engines, a Textron INC. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced an unleaded automotive gasoline approval program for its standard compression ratio O-360 and IO-360 product lines. Unleaded 93 AKI automotive gasoline conforming to either Euro…