Aviation Photo #1495885 Sikorsky X2 (SHM-41A) - Sikorsky Aircraft

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    Ashish Bagai
    Sikorsky Aircraft
    Sikorsky X2 (SHM-41A)
    Sikorsky X2 (SHM-41A)
    Sikorsky X2 (SHM-41A)
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    N41AX
    Elmira / Corning - Regional
    New York
    USA
    August 27, 2008
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Anonymous
8 years ago
Photo quality is excellent, shows great detail.
Anonymous
8 years ago
This "is" the most unusual helicopter I've ever seen, but also the most exotic looking. This is a photo worth more than 5 stars. I live near KEMT, and see a lot of helicopter traffic, but have never seen one like this - awesome!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Wow, now that's something new and interesting you don't see every day.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Nice! a faster chopper?
Anonymous
8 years ago
Nice idea
Anonymous
8 years ago
Pretty sure this thing was projected to hit like 250 kias or so....I remember reading in a magazine! Great catch!
Anonymous
8 years ago
NOTAR (not tail rotor) is much simpler to fly because the two main blades counter rotate to off set the torque. RC model helicopters (same principle exactly) are very stable in this mode.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Great shot and rare aircraft!

(May I say it looks like a Kamov? ;-)
Anonymous
8 years ago
Good shot
Anonymous
6 years ago
Very interesting A /C ! (I'm reluctant to call it a helicopter) Seems Mr. Bagai has quite an "eye" for unusual aircraft! ( Great photo BTW
Anonymous
6 years ago
Brother of the AH-56 Cheyenn. good to see an Antique back in Testing
Anonymous
6 years ago
Great Shot. To the user 2 comments below me: In addition to taking this photo, Mr. Bagai actually designed the main rotor(s) for this aircraft. This is a photograph of the X2's very first flight.
Anonymous
4 years ago
5 Stars to this nice big photo. This aircraft deserves to be captured in such a detailed photo. Hey, is the rear propeller stopped?
Anonymous
4 years ago
I wouldn't swear to it but it looks like his pitot tube cover is still on. I've never heard of a painted pitot tube, they get too hot for paint to stick. What are those red and white stripes on the pitot tube? Yikes !
Anonymous
4 years ago
Where's the fuel ? !
Anonymous
3 years ago
Buyer ,and rental

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