MD Helicopters Joins U.S. Army Helo Competition MD Helicopters has entered the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) technology demonstration contest with a platform that will use the company’s no-tail-rotor (NOTAR) anti-torque system. MD is proposing a clean-sheet compound design combining a main rotor and a fixed wing with conventional flight controls and an updated, more powerful version of NOTAR.  Called Swift, the platform will be all-composite, ...

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