Europe and Russia are pushing ahead with plans for fast-rotorcraft demonstrators, as the U.S. Army moves towards a downselect this year to two high-speed rotorcraft configurations for flight tests beginning in 2017. Officials from the Clean Sky civil-aviation research program are touring Europe, briefing industry and academia on plans for a follow-on program that would include two different fast-rotorcraft flight demonstrators. Now in the political approval phase in Brussels, Clean ...


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