Sikorsky, Boeing fly SB-1 Defiant in first public demo

By Jaspreet Gill / February 20, 2020 at 5:23 PM
West Palm Beach, FL -- Boeing and Sikorsky today flew their proposal for the Army's Future Long Range Assault Aircraft program, the SB-1 Defiant, for the first time publicly. FLRAA, planned to replace the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, is a part of the Army's future vertical lift modernization priority . The SB-1 Defiant is 6 inches taller and 36 inches wider than the UH-60, but both aircraft have virtually the same operating footprint, according to Jay Macklin, Sikorsky's business development...

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