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Bob Tipton, e-mail, 12.01.2022 13:11

The project was classified. Releasing real drawings was a violation of security. Our team followed procedure while our competitors didn't.

You won't find them.

I was the lead RCS engineer and had 100% signoff on the exterior. Given time I might be able to reproduce it.

Of course it looks a bit like the RAH-66, it was YRAH-65 in the same competition.

I can tell you - it didn't look a thing like our cartoon you've shown here.


Steve Snyder, e-mail, 15.12.2014 19:42

I was one of the pilots that was selected to fly in the simulator fly-off between the McDonnell Douglas-Bell (MacBell team) and Boeing-Sikorsky (BoSki team). The aircraft, as simulated was amazing to fly and it's notar tail rotorless design allowed for some fun maneuvers we developed like a 180 degree pedal turn (no pedals-just twist the right three axis controller) full deflection at 160 knots and you were looking at your attacker, could lock on a stinger, fire and return to forward flight with another twist--pretty cool and possible with the altitude hold feature built into the "delta" collective. Other neat stuff that was worked on during the train-up and pilot selection was training at the NASA Aimes laboratory using a configurable fiber optic fed simulator that we were tested for the best mix of flight controls whether two on left and right or the final three right and 1 left with no pedals, although we kept stamping the floor, well into the test. Too bad it wasn't purchased as it would saved a lot of scout pilot lives.


Plint Hickman LTC (Ret), e-mail, 07.07.2011 18:57

During the early R&D phase I was responsible for the Human Factors/Man Machine Interface Trade Off Analysis (TOA) The LHX had a lot of potential but was just too expensive. Especially with the end of the Cold War. But we all got to see the fan T/R in Pakistan and I bet alot of the HF/MMI technologies are flying throughout the world today. Thanks to DR Tom Furness, Dick Armstrong and last but definitely not least; Colonel Clark Burnett for giving us the support and top cover "to and go see what's out there".


1337painless, 08.03.2011 15:51

Looks stealthy and reminds me of the RAH-66 helicopter.


SR71ALPHA, e-mail, 02.08.2010 00:55

Amazing design and art but what I need is the 3D views of the aircraft.


Zafada, e-mail, 19.07.2008 03:59

aaaawesome




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