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    Sikorsky X2 Heli Sets World Speed Record

    Posted 2010-11-12
    Back in July last year we reported that Sikorsky was aiming to make their experimental X2 the world’s fastest helicopter. Now the company has done just that, clocking 260 knots (299 mph) in their demonstrator model and setting a new world speed re...
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    Sikorsky Readies the World’s Fastest Heli

    Posted 2009-07-09
    Sikorsky is close to breaking the helicopter speed record with its groundbreaking X2, set to pass the 250-knot mark – that’s 287 miles per hour - by year's end. That’s nearly twice as fast as the company’s famed Blackhawk, while the current speed ...