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Steve D. Weiner

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X2 Chief Engineer

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
6900 Main Street M.S. S570A
Stratford, Connecticut 06615
United States

Company Description: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacturing and service. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United...   more

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X2 marks the spot, 27 July 2011 [cached]
Steven Weiner, Sikorsky's Director, Engineering Science, noted five distinct technologies that enabled the aircraft to achieve its record setting speed: "A more efficient blade design, their rigid all-composite construction, drag reduction rotor hub fairings, the FADEC engine with fly-by-wire flight controls, and an active vibration control system," Weiner said.
Steve D. Weiner, Director of ..., 23 Mar 2012 [cached]
Steve D. Weiner, Director of Engineering Sciences, and Chief Engineer for the X2 Technology Demonstrator, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is this year's honored recipient of the Dr. Alexander Klemin Award. This prestigious award is presented for recognition of notable achievement in the advancement of rotary wing aeronautics. He is recognized for his more than 33 year career of designing, building and flight testing aircraft. His leadership on numerous platforms such as the RAH-66 Comanche program, the S-76 and the X2 has been exemplary.
It wasn't until the light helicopter ..., 3 Feb 2011 [cached]
It wasn't until the light helicopter topped 259 knots that it began experiencing vibrations comparable to those seen in conventional choppers at 140 knots, said Steve Weiner, chief engineer for the X2 program.
AHS - AHS Award Winners, 1 Oct 2013 [cached]
2012 - Steven D. Weiner, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Steve Weiner, director of ..., 1 June 2012 [cached]
Steve Weiner, director of engineering sciences at Sikorsky Aircraft, explains why that is and why Sikorsky's new experimental helicopter, the "X2 demonstrator," may be a game changer.
Steve Weiner: On a regular helicopter with a single rotor, as the rotor blade is spinning around, on one side of the helicopter it's moving in the same direction that the helicopter is flying.
Steve Weiner: Eventually that pitch gets so high that that blade stalls: It can't provide any more lift.
Steve Weiner: The XH59A had managed to get to 238 knots in the early '80s.
Kevin Bredenbeck: I remember the day my boss came to me and said, "Go see this fellow Steve Weiner.
Steve Weiner: So then it became, What would really make sense?
Steve Weiner: This is really the first practical high-speed helicopter-you know, the fact that it does it efficiently and that it doesn't lose any of the other capabilities that helicopters have, in fact, it enhances several of them, is really the real difference. I'm very optimistic about the future of this technology.
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