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Dubai Airshow 2019: UMS Skeldar moves focus to V-200

19th November 2019 - 16:17 GMT | by Tim Martin in Dubai


UMS Skeldar is reassessing the R-350 rotary-wing VTOL programme as part of wider plans to concentrate on larger customer demand for its V-200 sister platform.

During the 2017 edition of the Dubai Airshow, the unmanned manufacturer had spoken to Shephard about holding R-350 Middle East flight demonstrations in 2018, but those never went ahead, primarily because ‘paying customers’ of the V-200 came forward in the interim, leaving the company to make R-350 adjustments. 

‘It’s going to evolve into something else,’ David Willems, VP business development and strategy at UMS Skeldar, explained when asked about the R-350, but would not disclose

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

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

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