First Take (May 7, 2018)

Credit: BAE Systems
DEFENSE The V-280 Valor tiltrotor has achieved 140 kt.—half the targeted 280 kt.—with proprotors 60-deg. forward and is on track to meet the key perfor-mance parameters set by the U.S. Army under the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) program “by the end of summer,” says Bell. France...

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