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Quad A 2019: AVX and L3T show FARA hand

15th April 2019 - 18:55 GMT | by Tim Martin in Nashville


Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) partners AVX Aircraft Company and L3 Technologies (L3T) have revealed a compound coaxial helicopter design proposal for the US Army competition, ahead of a first set of initial design review contracts being issued in July.

The single engine design is complete with a wing to enhance lift for high-speed flight and will feature fly-by-wire technology and a set of ducted fans for ‘forward and reverse thrust’, according to a company statement.

‘The innovative design solution will exceed the reconnaissance and light-attack mission of FARA with a high-performing and survivable platform. AVX-L3 CCH [compound coaxial helicopter]

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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