Sikorsky plans to roll out its Matrix autonomy technology on the S-92 heavy helicopter as part of the first major upgrade to the type since it entered the market 15 years ago. Despite the downturn in commercial demand for heavy helicopters, largely due to the slump in energy prices, the manufacturer wants to prepare the aircraft for an envisaged wave of new orders for replacement aircraft and to fight off stiff competition from the super-medium types developed by Airbus, Bell and Leonardo ...

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