US Tests Next Gen VTOL Aircraft

Military technology often advances at a far faster rate than regular civilian technology, and some modern military hardware is genuinely starting to look like the stuff of witchcraft.

The ability to take off vertically like a helicopter and transition to normal flight like an aircraft is nothing new to military aerospace.

Now though, with the US military fleet of combat helicopters aging rapidly, the time has come for a major change, and it’s looking more and more like the helicopters of today are set to be replaced by aircraft that can take off like a helicopter and fly like an airplane. Let’s take a look at what we know so far.


Source: Tech

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