Boeing seeks patent on a helicopter-airplane — with the airplane part detachable and flyable

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Boeing seeks patent on a helicopter-airplane — with the airplane part detachable and flyable

A compound rotorcraft including a rotary wing aircraft having a fuselage and at least one rotor and a fixed-wing aircraft coupled to the rotary wing aircraft, wherein the rotary wing aircraft can fly on the rotor or the fixed-wing aircraft, and wherein the fixed-wing aircraft is detachable from the rotary wing aircraft to fly independently.


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