Russian Demonstrator Breaks Helicopter Speed Record

MOSCOW—A high-speed demonstrator designed by Russian Helicopters has reportedly achieved a speed of 405 kph. (251 mph). If confirmed, the flight will have set an unofficial speed record, exceeding the official world record for classical helicopters of 400 kph set by the Westland Lynx in 1986. A...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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