EADS sees U.S. interest in Eurocopter's high-speed X3

July 25, 2012
By Reuters
July 25, 2012, Virginia - Europe's biggest aerospace company, EADS, on Monday said prospective U.S. commercial and military customers showed great interest in its X3 high-speed helicopter, which the company says has revolutionized helicopter technology.

Eurocopter, a unit of EADS, is on the last leg of a six-week U.S. demonstration tour with the new aircraft, which uses two turboshaft engines to power a main rotor and two propellers on short fixed-span wings, allowing it to fly and descend at 50 percent higher speeds than conventional helicopters. | READ MORE

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