The planned replacement for the U.S. Army’s Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk will not become operational before the mid-2030s, at the earliest, and will likely stay in service at least as long as the workhorse utility helicopter, which first flew in 1974. Yet Bell Helicopter is already working to define a cockpit for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) Medium advanced rotorcraft—the proposed replacement—that will not only meet the expectations of the Army and its pilots 20 years from ...

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