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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

X2 Heads South for More Testing

Sikorsky’s X2 helicopter prototype is being shipped to an airfield 12 miles west of West Palm Beach, Fla. to continue testing for its expected record-breaking speed flight. Sikorsky will also move a contingent of support personnel from the aircraft’s place of birth in Elmira, NY to the Florida location, as well. Sikorsky is hoping that the X2, with its counter-rotating main rotor system and pusher-prop design, will allow the test aircraft to shatter all speed records for helicopters. To see the X2

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