Reducing Helicopter Weight through Design Optimization

This is a little too much an ad for Altair, but Mr. RFH has been working on this, and I’d like to brag on him a bit. Weight savings on a helicopter might not be as critical as for space (or for infantry), but 12.7-pound weight savings is nothing to sneeze at. I’m betting more ammo or a little better fuel economy would be welcome. More to come with weight savings for the Common Missile Warning System dispenser mount and a Composite Universal Weapons Pylon.

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Case Study: Reducing Helicopter Weight through Design Optimization | Altair Enlighten.