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XV-24A LightningStrike

Country of Origin: USA


The XV-24A LightningStrike is being developed by Aurora Flight Sciences for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Vertical Takeoff and Landing Experimental Plane (VTOL X-Plane) program. The project aims to develop and integrate novel subsystems to enable radical improvements in vertical and cruising flight capabilities. The LightningStrike is intended to provide about a 50 percent increase in speed over existing VTOL aircraft designed for comparable missions,...

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