Improved Air Crane Could Fight Fires Autonomously

Sikorsky’s Matrix technology could allow the Air Crane to fly hazardous firefighting missions unmanned.
Credit: Erickson
International demand for firefighting aircraft and the growth of complex urban engineering projects is prompting Erickson to make investments for the future of its distinctive Air Crane heavy-lift helicopter. Erickson wants modern FADEC-equipped engines for S-64+ Air crane Matrix demonstration...

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