Airbus Begins Assembly Of Clean Sky’s Racer High-Speed Helicopter

The lightweight carbon-fiber cockpit structure for Racer has been developed by nonaerospace companies KLK Motorsport and M&F Gerg.
Credit: Clean Sky JU
Major parts for the Racer, a high-speed compound helicopter demonstrator being developed under Europe’s Clean Sky 2 research program, have begun arriving at Airbus Helicopters for assembly. The 216-kt. Racer is one of two full-scale testbeds being built under Clean Sky 2’s Fast Rotorcraft integrated...
Graham Warwick

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