30 Dec '13, 8pm

DARPA

DARPA Experimental Aircraft Program to Develop the Next Generation of Vertical Flight February 25, 2013—One of the greatest challenges of the past half century for aerodynamics engineers has been how to increase the top speeds of aircraft that take off and land vertically without compromising the aircraft's lift to power in hover or its efficiency during long-range flight. The versatility of helicopters and other vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft make them ideal for a host of military operations

Full article: http://www.darpa.mil/NewsEvents/Releases/2013/12/30.aspx

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