X3 F-ZXXX (Eurocopter X³). World speed record

The Eurocopter X³ (X-Cubed) is an experimental high-speed compound helicopter developed by Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter).

First flight: 2010

World speed record (unofficial): 472 km/h

Cruise speed: 407 km/h

Service ceiling: 3,810 m

Rate of climb: 28 m/s

Engines power: 2200 HP

In June 2014, it was placed in a French air museum in Saint-Victoret.

 

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