Tilt rotor or tilt prop, two rotors or one . . . the combinations for vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) vehicles run the gamut. Here, a layman’s look at why Airbus is developing the RACER high-speed demonstrator, and how it works.
Airbus plays a major role in Clean Sky and is leading the development of several cutting-edge technology demonstrators that will help with sound reduction and lowering CO2 and gas emissions produced by aircraft.