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Sikorsky Long-Range Hybrid-Electric eVTOL Demonstrator (HEX)

ATLANTA, March 2023 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is producing a Hybrid-Electric Demonstrator (HEX), a fully-autonomous hybrid-electric vertical-take-off-and-landing (eVTOL) prototype. With a maximum gross weight of more than 7,000-pounds, the uncrewed aircraft will serve as a flying test-bed to evaluate large aircraft design, novel propulsion systems and control architectures for sustained hover, and ranges greater Leer másSikorsky Long-Range Hybrid-Electric eVTOL Demonstrator (HEX)[…]

First autonomous flight S-70 Black Hawk equipped with ALIAS

Fort Campbell — DARPA and Sikorsky MATRIX technology perform the first autonomous flight S-70 Black Hawk Equipped with ALIAS (Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System). Sitting on the runway in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, one of Sikorsky’s pilots in an S-70™ Black Hawk® helicopter flips the optionally piloted cockpit switch from two to zero, exits the aircraft Leer másFirst autonomous flight S-70 Black Hawk equipped with ALIAS[…]

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