Bell V-280 Achieves 280-Kt. Flight Speed

Credit: Bell

The Bell V-280 is now true to its name, reaching a cruising speed of 280 kt. on Jan. 23 at Bell’s Flight Research Center in Arlington, Texas, the company said. The V-280 is competing against Sikorsky and Boeing’s SB-1 Defiant to demonstrate technologies for the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift...

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