Bell’s FARA Prototype On Track Despite Tail Change

Assembly of the Bell 360 Invictus FARA prototype is more than 50% complete.
Credit: Bell
Bell says it is still on track to fly its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft prototype early in fiscal 2023 despite a late change in design of the anti-torque. Instead of the original ducted tail rotor, the Bell 360 Invictus will now have a conventional open tail rotor. “We get a better...
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