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AUSA 2018: Need for speed dominates S-97 Raider tests

4th October 2018 - 22:17 GMT | by Tim Martin in London

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Sikorsky’s future generation light attack S-97 Raider aircraft is set to push beyond speeds of 220kts, a benchmark which represents uncharted territory on the programme’s test campaign.

The company’s X2 technology has already allowed test pilots to reach high speeds, over and above typical rates found across ...

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