5 Most Secret Military Aircraft
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5 Most Secret Military Aircraft

Shortly after midnight on May 1, 2011 two unusual helicopters carrying 25 U.S. Navy SEALs… …descended on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The heavily modified Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters were able to fly 200 km undetected from the Afghanistan border… …with neighbors reporting that they didn’t hear the helicopters until they were […]

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NASA tackles helicopter research
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NASA tackles helicopter research

NARRATOR: It’s not every day that a Marine V-22 Osprey lands in a convention center parking lot. The tilt-rotor made a special appearance at the American Helicopter Society forum in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The annual event is where the who’s who in rotorcraft research and technology showcase the latest in vertical flight. Among the presentations […]

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Army  pushes for higher speeds in future tiltrotor aircraft
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Army pushes for higher speeds in future tiltrotor aircraft

AIRCRAFT THAT TAKE OFF LIKE A HELICOPTER AND FLY LIKE AN AIRPLANE MAY HAVE A FUTURE IN COMMERCIAL AND MILITARY AVIATION. THE TILTROTOR DESIGN OFFERS VERTICAL TAKEOFF AND LANDING CAPABILITIES WHILE PROVIDING HIGH SPEEDS DURING CRUISE. AT THE NASA LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER IN HAMPTON, VIRGINIA, ARMY RESEARCHERS ARE PREPARING A TILTROTOR MODEL TO ANALYZE IN […]

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