Bell says it “will not cede” any category of the U.S. Army-led Future Vertical Lift program to rivals, especially to Sikorsky’s S-97 Raider. The company has revealed to Aerospace DAILY work on two designs aimed at the lighter categories of the FVL “program of programs,” one being a winged compound helicopter with no tail rotor or push propeller. Jeffrey Schloesser, Bell’s executive vice president of strategic pursuits, says his company does not believe ...

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