Sikorsky defined the modern helicopter when the VS-300, with single main and tail rotors, made its first flight in 1939. Now the manufacturer wants to redefine rotorcraft with a configuration that offers higher speed, maneuverability and hover performance, but retains the helicopter’s defining low-speed agility while enabling unique flight characteristics. Rolled out at Sikorsky’s development test center in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Oct. 2, the S-97 Raider is the second ...

SUBSCRIBE TO ACCESS THIS ARTICLE

"Sikorsky Talks To Customers About Potential Raider Applications" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. 

Subscribe now to read this full article. And by subscribing, you'll also receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the global aerospace & defense community. 

 

Already registered? here.