V-280’s Speed, Range, Agility Right For FLRAA, Army Chief Says


Credit: Bell
NASHVILLE, Tennessee—The U.S. Army’s choice for its Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) prevailed not just because of the speed and range, but also its increased maneuverability when dropping off soldiers and cargo, the service’s top officer says. The Army in December announced Bell’s V-280...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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