Sikorsky/Boeing Defiant Reaches 247 Kt. In Test

The Sikorsky/Boeing SB-1 Demonstrator has demonstrated a speed of 247 kt. and ability to lift a 5,300-lb. pod.
Credit: Sikorsky
The Sikorsky/Boeing SB-1 Defiant demonstrator, the team’s entrant for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA), has flown to a speed of 247 kt., with the engine showing some limited power left to go faster, the companies said Oct. 12. The companies have said they hope to exceed 250...

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