Sikorsky S-97 Raider

Derived from X2
2015









News about Sikorsky S-97 Raider



S-97 Raider Exceeds 200 Knots, 04-Oct-18 : #Raider The S-97 Raider exceeds 200 Knots and Sikorsky prepares proposal for US Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft program

Two New Sikorsky Helicopters in 2015, 17-Feb-16 : Singapore Airshow 2016 Between May and October 2015, Sikorsky put air beneath the wheels of two new helicopters: the S-97 Raider light tactical helicopter, and the CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift aircraft.

S-97 Raider on Display at AUSA Exposition, 08-Oct-15 : The S-97 Raider will be on static display publicly for the first time at the Association of United States Army (AUSA) exhibition Oct. 12-14, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC

S-97 Raider Uses TTTech TTEthernet, 27-May-15 : TTTech supplies ruggedized COTS Deterministic Ethernet (TTEthernet) high-speed switches and end systems via Lockheed Martin to the Sikorsky S-97 Raider helicopter program.

Sikorsky S-97 Raider First Flight, 22-May-15 : The S-97 Raider helicopter, a rigid coaxial rotor prototype, performed a successful first flight at Sikorsky’s Development Flight Center (DFC). A demonstration tour of the Raider is planned for 2016

PPG Aerospace produces transparencies for the S-97, 25-Mar-15 : PPG Industries aerospace transparencies group produced the transparencies for the S-97 Raider helicopter prototype rolled out by Sikorsky Aircraft Corp

Second S-97 Raider Begins Final Assembly, 04-Mar-15 : Heli-Expo 2015 Sikorsky announced the start of final assembly of the second S-97 Raider helicopter at the company’s Development Flight Center.

Sikorsky S-97 Raider Program Begins Ground Tests, 04-Feb-15 : Sikorsky today announced the start of bladed ground testing, a major milestone, for the S-97 Raider program.

Sikorsky Unveils S-97 Raider, 02-Oct-14 : West Palm Beach, Florida - Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp, today unveiled the first of two S-97 Raider helicopter prototypes, signaling the start of activities in the program’s test flight phase and a major step toward demonstrating the new – and first – armed reconnaissance rotorcraft featuring X2 Technology designed for military missions.

Ducommun Main Exhaust Components for the S-97, 02-Oct-14 : Ducommun Incorporated was recognized today by Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., for its role as a critical partner on the S-97 Raider helicopter program.

S-97 Raider Powered On for First Time, 16-Jun-14 : West Palm Beach, Florida - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has turned on electrical power for the first time to the S-97 Raider prototype helicopter, signaling successful installation of the avionics system and a major step toward completing the assembly of the new – and first – light tactical rotorcraft featuring X2 Technology.

S-97 Raider enters Final Assembly, 26-Sep-13 : STRATFORD, Connecticut - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., this week begins final assembly of the prototype S-97 Raider helicopter following acceptance of the fuselage structure from Aurora Flight Sciences.

PPG to supply S-97 transparencies, 20-Jun-12 : SYLMAR, Calif – PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) aerospace transparencies group has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to supply transparencies for the S-97 RAIDER(TM) helicopter, a next-generation rotorcraft being built for evaluation by the U.S. military.

Supplier Team for S-97 Announced, 12-Jan-12 : WASHINGTON --- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., has selected 35 companies to join its team assembling two prototype S-97 Raider helicopters for evaluation by the U.S. military. Self-funded by Sikorsky and its team members, the Raider program will demonstrate the military applications of Sikorsky's break-through X2 rotorcraft design, which proved its capability in 2010 to double the cruise speed of conventional helicopters.





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