Sikorsky Aircraft is bringing oil and gas platform operations into the 21st century with a new satellite-based approach system that takes the human calculation and guesswork out of legacy rig approaches in instrument conditions and at night. The system offers operators an automated arrival tool to reduce crew loading while increasing situational awareness. Launch customer Petroleum Helicopters Inc. (PHI) began flying Sikorsky's Rig Approach System (RAS) with its S-92s in the Gulf of ...

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