Bell Wants To Push V-280 Tiltrotor Above 300 Kt.

AMARILLO, Texas—Bell Helicopter intends to eventually push its V-280 Valor next-generation tiltrotor prototype beyond 300 kt. airspeed, up from its basic design speed of 280 kt. The firm also wants to fly Valor autonomously without manual pilot inputs to prove that the aircraft could someday perform...

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