Sikorsky’s Raider X Prototype is Now Over 85% Complete Written 5 April 2022


Sikorsky RAIDER X | Credit: Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company; YouTube; framegrab

Defense Daily reports that “Sikorsky’s build of its Raider X helicopter for the Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) competitive prototyping (CP) effort is now over 85 percent complete.” Aviation Week reports that “Sikorsky has reached the power-on milestone with its Raider X prototype, but like rival Bell, is awaiting delayed delivery of GE Aviation’s T901 turboshaft to complete assembly of its contender for” FARA program.
Full Story (Defense Daily); More Info (Aviation Week)