SOURCE: Aurora Flight Sciences

Aurora Flight Sciences

March 07, 2011 14:47 ET

Aurora Flight Sciences Named Sikorsky Supplier of the Year for Aerostructures

MANASSAS, VA--(Marketwire - March 7, 2011) - Aurora Flight Sciences announced that it has been named "Supplier of the Year" for its work on aerostructures by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. The award was announced by Al Altieri, Sikorsky Vice President of Supply Management on January 28, 2011 at Sikorsky's annual supplier conference.

"Aurora is proud to receive this recognition for our dedicated efforts to provide Sikorsky with outstanding value," said John Langford, Aurora's President and CEO. "Our relationship with Sikorsky epitomizes our goal to meet the highest supplier rating for each of our customers. We stand committed to the on-time delivery of affordable products with outstanding quality."

Supported from all four Aurora sites, work for Sikorsky includes commercial and military aircraft components and engineering services. Aurora is a design-build partner on the CH-53K, providing the Main Rotor Pylon (MRP) and build to print for Nacelle components. Aurora also builds fuselage, nacelles, and weapons systems structures on the H-60, H-92®, and S-92® aircraft. 

About Aurora Flight Sciences

Aurora Flight Sciences designs and builds advanced aerospace vehicles for commercial and military applications. Aurora is headquartered in Manassas, VA and operates production plants in Bridgeport, WV and Columbus, MS and a Research and Development Center in Cambridge, MA. To view recent press releases and more about Aurora please visit our website at www.aurora.aero.

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