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Sikorsky wins $1.24 billion US helicopter deal

Travel Deals $39 & up — Amtrak: One-Way Northeast Fares, 25% Off   See all travel deals » The Associated Press Posted: Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 5:12 PM STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has won a $1.24 billion contract to build the next fleet of “Marine One” presidential helicopters. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., said Wednesday the contract is to modify, test and deliver six S-92 helicopters and two trainer simulators to the U.S. Marine Corps. It says it will…