Karem Aircraft is offering a high-speed compound helicopter with an actively controlled main rotor for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program. The company has teamed with Northrop Grumman and Raytheon to propose its AR40 design. The AR40 is an active-rotor, winged, compound helicopter. “The hallmark feature is it can fly fast,” says Thomas Berger, Karem’s FARA program manager. “We go past the threshold requirement by about 20% and ...


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