V-280 Moving Rotors For First Time
The Bell V-280 Valor prototype achieved controlled conversion from 95 to 75 degree pylon and back for first time on October 26, 2017
Bell Helicopter, November 09, 2017 - The Bell V-280 Valor prototype aircraft has successfully achieved controlled conversion from 95 to 75 degree pylon and back – allowing for full hover and low speed agility maneuvering.
The aircraft will continue ground run testing at the Bell Helicopter Amarillo Assembly Center where it will undergo a series of functional tests running all aircraft systems and flight controls in preparation for first flight this fall.
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See also Bell V-280 Valor Rotors Ground Test