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Sikorsky wins contract for the development of the X-Plane, the VTOL aircraft which will be the successor of the Osprey

Stratford, USA - It will have a maximum speed higher than the V-22's

The US' Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Sikorsky Innovations (the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft) a contract for Phase 1 of the Vertical Take-Off and Landing Experimental Aircraft (VTOL X-Plane) program, which aims to the creation of an aircraft able to fly at a higher speed than the Boeing V-22 Osprey. The contract has a value of 15 million dollars,...

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