V-280 Reducing Risk For Future Army Tiltrotor, Bell Says

Credit: Bell
A year on from its first flight, Bell’s V-280 Valor advanced tiltrotor demonstrator is closing in on its speed goal of at least 280 kt. The aircraft has reached 250 kt. true airspeed and continues to expand the flight envelope in areas such as bank angle, load factor and low-speed agility. “Since...
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