Having flown its S-97 Raider high-speed rotorcraft a second time, Sikorsky is looking forward to the pending merger with Lockheed Martin and to working closely with the defense giant on making  the light tactical helicopter mission-ready for potential customers. The first Raider prototype completed a 1.2-hr. second flight on Sept. 29 at Sikorsky’s development test center in West Palm Beach, Florida. The aircraft, which had undergone several upgrades since its maiden flight May ...

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