Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The New Fastest Helicopter on Earth - Charles D'Alberto

Posted by Charles D'Alberto

 The Eurocopter X3 hybrid helicopter has opened the frontiers of aviation - Read more at http://charlesdalberto.blogspot.ba/2016/01/eurocopters-concept-hybrid-helicopter.html - by attaining a speed milestone of 255 knots (472 km/hr) in level flight on June 7. Several days before this accomplishment, the X3 reached a speed of 263 knots (487 km/hr) during a descent. With these two successes, the X3 surpasses the unofficial speed record for a helicopter.