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Sikorsky S-97 Raider exceeds 200 knots

Sikorsky S-97 Raider exceeds 200 knots

The Sikorsky S-97 Raider light tactical prototype helicopter is advancing rapidly through its flight test schedule, recently exceeding 200 knots at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center. Raider, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, is based on the company’s proven X2 Technology, enabling speeds twice that of conventional helicopters. Flight testing of the Sikorsky S-97 Raider helicopter… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 09-Oct-18

United Rotorcraft to complete additional Firehawks

United Rotorcraft to complete additional Firehawks

United Rotorcraft announced that they have received a contract from Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Air Operations (LACoFD Air Ops) to complete their fourth FIREHAWK® helicopter. The contract is for the conversion of a new Sikorsky S-70i helicopter into a multi-mission firefighting aircraft. United Rotorcraft’s Decatur, Texas, team has already painted two new S-70i helicopters… Read more »

Source: United Rotorcraft, 01-Oct-18