Bell V-280 Tiltrotor Being Prepared For Ground Testing

Credit: Bell Helicopter
AMARILLO, Texas—Bell is preparing its prototype V-280 Valor next-generation tiltrotor for ground-vibration testing as it pushes to achieve a first flight by September of this year. The company’s entry for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstration (JMR-TD) program is now 93% complete...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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