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PREMIUM: Defiant reaches new speed milestone but test progress questioned

17th June 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


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An experimental SB>1 Defiant X2 coaxial test aircraft has successfully recorded a speed of 205kt, Boeing and Sikorsky have revealed.

The flight at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach facility took place on 9 June as part of the US Army’s JMR-TD programme and involved the new milestone being achieved ...

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