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Aviation News - Eurocopter Introduces High-Speed Hybrid X3 Demonstrator

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Grand Praire, Jun. 24, 2012: Eurocopter has initited a United States dog and pony show including Washington, D.C., Redstone Arsenal and Fort Bragg, to showcase its X3 demonstrator. The prototype appeared to a crowd of hundreds—including operators, government officials and spectators at Grand Praire Texas last Wednesday at the American Eurocopter facility.

Eurocopter President & CEO Lutz Bertling said that the manufacturer would continue to “push the envelope” and top the 232 knots true airspeed (KTAS) reached during developmental flights in 2011.