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  • Sikorsky X2

    Derived from S-69 XH-59

    Sikorsky X2

    Benefiting from the XH-59 (Advancing Blade Concept) and X-49A experiences, the high-speed helicopter technology demonstrator made its first flight at the Schweizer Aircraft facility on August 27, 2008. It is a single-engined fly-by-wire aircraft that features coaxial rotors and a pusher propeller. Was retired on July 2011 after accumulating 22 hours over 23 test flights. Development continued with the S-97 Raider a high-speed scout and attack helicopter proposal for the US Army


    Engine: 1 x RR T800-LHT-801 1800 shp
    Capacity: 2
    Length: (m)
    Height: (m)
    Rotor diam.: (m)
    Disc area: (m2)
    Weight: (kgs)     Max: 2400
    Speed: (km/h)     Max: 460
    Range: (km) 56
    Ceiling: (m)
    Rate/Climb: (m/min)

    Derivatives & Versions

    S-97 Raider 2015 Two rigid coaxial rotor prototypes designed to demonstrate a game-changing combination of maneuverability, hover ability, range, speed, endurance ...
    On August 2, 2017 one of the aircraft suffered a hard landing during a hovering test flight at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center at Palm B ...

    List of Operators of Sikorsky X2

    From Organisation with model X2

    Construction Numbers on database of X2 or its versions


    Construction Numbers

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    C/NBuilt asYearHistory
    0001 2008 US N41AX,N525SA

    1 C/N.

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