Eurocopter X3 hybrid prototype – an annotated graphic

Eurocopter debuted the X3 hybrid prototype at the recent Paris Air Show. The X3 is a helicopter with wings, offering the speed of a turboprop-powered aircraft and the full hover-flight capabilities of a helicopter. The graphic below illustrates the concept, comparing the Eurocopter X3 with a Sikorsky X2 helicopter.

Eurocopter's X3 helicopter
Eurocopter's X3 helicopter
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