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Rotor Flies Live For A Crowd, Celebrates New Hampshire Innovation With NH Governor Sununu

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Nashua, New Hampshire (Jan. 31, 2024): Rotor hosted guest of honor New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu in the first live flight test of its autonomous helicopters. The company-hosted event, which also included a tour of Rotor’s new Research & Development Center and a naming ceremony for Rotor’s R550X prototype, was attended by staff, their families, and invited VIPs.

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Rotor Unveils R550X Uncrewed Helicopter and Begins Production

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The R550X is an uncrewed helicopter based on the Robinson R44 Raven II. It is designed to lift heavy loads up to 1,200 pounds, or 550 kilograms, with no pilot onboard. With a flight time of over three (3) hours and a top speed of 150 miles per hour, the R550X offers long-range VTOL capabilities beyond the reach of drones and eVTOLs, making it suitable for demanding cargo, utility, and maritime operations.

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