X2 technology demonstrator Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Helicopters

Country of Origin: USA

The X2 technology demonstrator is a tandem-seat, single-engine demonstrator with coaxial rotors and an aft "pusher prop" built to exceed cruising speeds of 200 knots (230 mph, 370 kmh). The X2 designation refers to the suite of technologies Sikorsky is applying to achieve better speed and performance in coaxial helicopters. Coaxial helicopters have two counter-rotating rotors on the same vertical axis. Aircraft built with the technology should be able to hover, land vertically, maneuver...


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