Helo Speed Records

This is becoming an aerospace video blog. 🙂

The eighties [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ba-dln366-E&feature=player_embedded]

Versus the teens [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK7ktLXhq88&feature=player_embedded]

Westland Lynx only reached 90 m/s while X2 is doing 130 m/s. The ability to let the rotor spin slowly since only the advancing blade needs to lift in a counter rotating rotor allows the X2 reach a high speed.

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