We have here the latest in primitive technology.
Internet + Opinions = OMG we are SCREWED!
Holding " Helicopters of Russia" State Corporation Rostec present at the MAKS -2015 in Zhukovsky, a full-scale mock-up of prospective high-speed helicopter demonstrator .
That's awesome. Like a hybrid of the Hind and X2 demonstrator.
Fixed some more of AG's bad habbits (hotlinking pics instead of attaching them) but I could not save them all... broken links. :/
Via the fb-account of the AHS ( https://www.facebook.com/AHS.Intl/photos/a.222551065527.142046.80119815527/10153855535760528/?type=3),
a photo of the first flight in the hover of the Mil Mi-24 high-speed testbed:
The lack of wings sure pushes the fugliness to a whole new level. Looks like a spaceship...
Interesting development. It reminds me of the A-10 record-setter with the wings removed, but now they finally have a modern iteration based on a later model Hind.