Future Vertical Lift

Sikorsky and DARPA fly Black Hawk helicopter with a tablet from take-off to obstacle avoidance in a first-of-its-kind mission

Sikorsky and DARPA fly Black Hawk helicopter with a tablet from take-off to obstacle avoidance in a first-of-its-kind mission

This technology was recently tested in a first-of-its-kind mission, demonstrating complete supervised autonomy capabilities on the S-70 Optionally Piloted Vehicle… Read More

3 years ago

Cool video shows S-97 Raider and SB>1 Defiant flying in formation for the first time

On Jul. 29, 2020, Lockheed Martin and the Sikorsky and Boeing Team demonstrated Future Vertical Lift aircraft in action, showing… Read More

3 years ago

[Video] SB>1 Defiant Exceeds 100 knots

The interesting video in this post features the Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant continuing to expand its flight envelope. Recently taken at… Read More

4 years ago

Bell Unveils New 360 Invictus Attack Helicopter for US Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Contest

Bell 360 Invictus next-generation rotorcraft is designed to provide attack, reconnaissance, and intelligence to shape the tactical environment and deliver… Read More

4 years ago

Boeing is testing AH-64E Block 2 Compound, the new high-speed Apache concept

The new Apache would feature a large fixed-wing, rearward-pointing exhaust, a downward-pointing vertical fin, and a pusher propeller in the… Read More

5 years ago

Here are the first photos of Sikorsky Boeing SB>1 Defiant Helicopter

The SB>1 Defiant is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today's conventional helicopters and offers advanced… Read More

5 years ago

S-97 Raider exceeds 200 knots

Raider, developed by Sikorsky, is based on the company's proven X2 Technology, enabling speeds twice that of conventional helicopters The… Read More

5 years ago

FOOTAGE SHOWS BELL V-280 VALOR TILTROTOR “TURNING” ITS ROTORS FOR THE FIRST TIME

The V-280 Valor will undergo a series of functional tests running all aircraft systems and flight controls in preparation for… Read More

6 years ago