A Future for Boeing’s VTOL Phantom Swift? Although Boeing’s Phantom Swift may have narrowly missed being chosen to be a Darpa’s VTOL X-Plane, the company believes its ducted-fan vertical-takeoff-and-landing concept could find application as an unmanned aircraft. One potential outlet is the U.S. Army’s emerging Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (FTUAS) requirement, for which a request for information (RFI) was released in March. The RFI emphasized the ...

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