The Week In Technology, June 1-5, 2020

variable-speed proprotor
Karem has ground-tested a full-scale, 36-ft.-dia. variable-speed proprotor with individual blade control.
Credit: Karem Aircraft
Karem Tests Full-scale Optimum-speed Proprotor A full-scale proprotor incorporating the key features of Karem Aircraft’s Optimum Speed Tiltrotor concept has run on a ground rig in Victorville, California. Tests of the 36-ft.-dia. rotor are supported by funding from the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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