What Is the Fastest Helicopter?


The Westland Lynx ZB500 holds the record as the world’s fastest helicopter, which is a slightly modified version that was clocked at 249.1 mph. In July 2010, a Sikorsky X2 unofficially clocked at 258 mph, although it has not been confirmed.
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In 1972, a Lynx broke the world speed record over 15 and 25 km by flying at 321.74 km/h (199.92 mph) In 1963 Bell Helicopter strapped twin turbofan engines to a modified YH-40 Iroquois
EH-101. It flies at an astonishing 280 km/h deliver up to 30 fully equipped
The Boeing-Vertol CH-47 Chinook. Top speed of 170 knots (196 mph, 315 km/h) The largest users are the U.S. Army and the Royal Air Force. report this answer. Updated on Wednesday,
The Sikorsky X2. Source(s) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikorsky_X2.
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The fastest helicopter is The Sikorsky X2 Helicopter. The X2 is still under testing and recently completed its first flight at 463 km/hr. It is powered by a Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Co (LHTEC) T800 engine and features fly-by-wire controls.
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