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Randy Atkins: The new chopper will be bigger, faster, and able to go further, says Greg Caires, spokeman for the Lockheed Martin-led team that will also be engineering in…
Greg Caires: …Air Force One-like capability in terms of communications command-and-control, but on the much smaller helicopter platform.
Randy Atkins: Caires says three enhanced-power engines will drive blades engineered to reduce noise while improving aerodynamics and efficiency.
Greg Caires: We have this unique geometry in the blade tips which allows the blades to be shorter and yet produce more lift.
Randy Atkins: It will also be built for comfort, including a taller door to prevent bumped Presidential heads. With the National Academy of Engineering, Randy Atkins, WTOP Radio.