May 22, 2015

“Quite Aggressive” Card Marks “Big Bet” S-97 First Flight

R&W Staff

Sikorsky Aircraft’s “big bet” on future vertical lift, the S-97 Raider, flew for the first time this morning on “quite the aggressive" flight test card.   Sikorsky Aircraft's S-97 RAIDER(TM) helicopter achieved successful first flight at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., May 22, 2015. Photo courtesy of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation The aircraft took off at about 7:00 a.m. local time at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center in West Palm...

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