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Airbus’ RACER Helicopter Begin Testing in 2020

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The European Airbus RACER helicopter will be released to the European market followed a released to the United States market. Testing on the helicopter is expected in 2020, while a prototype will be created in the latter quarter of 2019. The Racer—which stands for Rapid and Cost-Efficient Rotorcraft—will be released by Airbus Helicopters. It will have the latest in helicopter …

Workhorse Introduces A Cutting - Edge Personal Helicopter / VTOL Aircraft

Workhorse Introduces A Cutting – Edge Personal Helicopter / VTOL Aircraft

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Workhorse, established in 2007 as a developmental-stage vehicle electrification company that manufactured battery-electric powered two-seat roadsters, has unveiled the SureFly, a personal helicopter/vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft designed for “safe and easy flight.” Featuring eight independent motors, each of which drive a single carbon fiber propeller, a backup battery power system, and a ballistic parachute that enables safe landing …

The Kaman K-MAX® Power Lift Helicopter Does More With Less

The Kaman K-MAX® Power Lift Helicopter Does More With Less

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Lockheed Martin Corporation and Kaman Aerospace Corporation have worked together to transform the Kaman K-MAX® power lift helicopter into an unmanned aerial system (UAS) capable of autonomous or remote controlled operations. The K-MAX unique double rotor system features two rotors that cross each other, called intermeshing rotors, which make the aircraft lighter and less expensive to maintain. Flaps, similar to …

Workhorse’s SureFly Hybrid Helicopter Passes the Hover Test

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The Workhorse SureFly hybrid helicopter recently completed its first untethered flight at a facility on April 30th. The event was witnessed by Federal Aviation Administration officials and follows their approval of the aircraft for further testing in January of this year. The flight or hover lasted roughly 10 seconds and saw the aircraft get roughly 5 feet of air. Even …