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El_Filibusterismo1978

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VertiJet
« on: July 12, 2019, 10:25:26 AM »
https://www.janes.com/article/89809/skyworks-global-scaled-composites-target-us-army-s-fvl-with-vertijet

US$ 6-8million dollar for this functions --

VertiJet can fulfill a variety of military missions including combat search and rescue (CSAR); ship-to-shore logistics; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR); armed escort, and special operations..

The VertiJet is a runway-independent aircraft that can take off and land vertically and hover similar to a helicopter. VertiJet will incorporate technologies designed and developed by Skyworks in the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA's) Heliplane programme to achieve an estimated top speed of 644 km/h and a range of 1,000 n miles with a maximum payload of 454 kg.

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Re: VertiJet
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2019, 05:27:00 PM »
https://www.janes.com/article/89809/skyworks-global-scaled-composites-target-us-army-s-fvl-with-vertijet


Skyworks Global and Scaled Composites are targeting a USD68 million unit price for their VertiJet gyrodyne aircraft. Source: Skyworks Global