Skyworks, Scaled Resurrect Gyrodyne High-Speed VTOL

Credit: Vertijet: SkyWorks Global
Skyworks Global has partnered with Scaled Composites to build a high-speed rotorcraft demonstrator, the Vertijet, based on a concept developed under DARPA’s Heliplane program and inspired by the late-1950s Fairey Rotodyne. The Heliplane was canceled in 2008 before the aircraft could be built. Its...

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