Fabrication of prototype dynamic components for Sikorsky's S-92 Helibus has begun at the company's Stratford, Conn., plant. Final assembly is slated to begin next year and first flight is planned for 1998. Six companies are involved in the six-nation partnership. Perhaps for the first time, the People's Republic of China and Taiwan are involved in a common enterprise. The Jingdezhen Helicopter Group of CATIC, in mainland China, is responsible for the S-92's tail section ...
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