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DARPA advances Boeing’s Phantom Swift

28th August 2014 - 10:13 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in London


Boeing’s ‘Phantom Swift’ prototype for DARPA’s VTOL Experimental Aircraft (X-Plane) programme has advanced to the next stage of development. 

Valued at $130 million, the VTOL X-Plane project represents a 52 month effort to design and develop an experimental aircraft that flies faster than 300 knots, with a hover ...

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