SB-1 First Flight Delayed; V-280 ‘95% Complete’

Credit: SB-1 Defiant is Sikorsky and Boeing's proposal for the U.S. Army-led Future Vertical Lift program: Boeing
The Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 Defiant will not fly in 2017 as previously planned, with the milestone shifting into “early 2018,” company program officials say. A flying demonstrator for the U.S. Army Joint MultiRole Technology Demonstration program (JMR-TD), the lift-offset coaxial rotorcraft was meant...

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