Carter Aviation Technologies, An Aerospace Research & Development Company


Carter Aviation Technologies, LLC is the aerospace research and development firm that developed and demonstrated Slowed-Rotor/Compound (SR/C™) technology that couples the speed, range and efficiency of an airplane with the vertical takeoff and landing capability of a helicopter. Whether incorporated into a jump takeoff configuration or a powered rotor variant with continuous hover capability, SR/C technology offers extraordinary cruise efficiencies. These flight test validated fuel efficiencies are 2 – 2.5 times better than today’s worldwide rotorcraft fleet. Now that SR/C technology is ready for the market, Carter is focused on production planning and is in discussions with parties interested in licensing the technology or forming joint ventures.

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