Bell V-247 Vigilant

Future helicopter Derived from V-280 Valor
2023








Bell V-247 Vigilant

First unveiled on August 2016, the V-247 is an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) tiltrotor proposed to be used by the U.S. Marines.
About half the size of the V-22 Osprey, is classified as a Group 5 UAS and could be ready for production by 2023.




Model News


Bell’s Flight Research Center Expanded, 26-Oct-18 : #FRC Bell presented their expanded Flight Research Center (FRC) in Arlington, Texas which houses the newest programs including the V-280, 525, V-247 and the Autonomous Pod Transport (APT)

V-247 and V-280 at the AAAA 2017, 17-Apr-17 : Bell V-247 and V-280 to be featured at the 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit in Nashville, TN, April 26-28

Bell V-247 and V-280 Tiltrotors at AUSA 2016, 29-Sep-16 : Bell Helicopter to feature the V-280 Valor and new V-247 Vigilant at the the 2016 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington DC, October 3-5

Bell Unveils V-247 Vigilant Tiltrotor, 22-Sep-16 : At the National Press Club in Washington DC Bell Helicopter unveiled the Bell V-247 Vigilant tiltrotor



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