Boeing Tests High-Speed Compound Apache In Wind Tunnel

Credit: Compound Apache: Boeing
PHILADELPHIA—Boeing has completed initial wind-tunnel tests of a compound-helicopter version of the AH-64E Apache, showing potential for increased speed and range. The aircraft has a tail-mounted variable-pitch propeller for propulsion and a larger wing to offload lift from the rotor and allow...
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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