EADS North America is considering proposing Eurocopter’s X3 high-speed helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi Role (JMR) advanced rotorcraft technology demonstration. The proof-of-concept X3 arrived in the Washington area July 23 on the final leg of its U.S. tour, with a flight demonstration for the press, embassy officials and EADS employees at Manassas regional airport in Virginia. The compound helicopter, which has wing-mounted propellers in addition to the main rotor, has ...

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