Bell V-280 Valor Reached Flight Speed of 80 Knots
Bell V-280 Valor tilt-rotor reached a flight speed of 80 knots ~ 148 km/h flying at an altitude of 1,000 feet ~ 304 meters
Bell Helicopter, February 08, 2018 - The Bell V-280 Valor reached a flight speed of 80 knots and is flying at an altitude of 1,000 feet above ground level.
Some of the some of the test points demonstrated: Ground taxi, hover taxi, low altitude hovering maneuvers including 360 pedal turns and forward/aft/lateral repositions, 40 knots roll on landings, and forward flight out to 80 knots.
Bell V-280 Valor N280BH ( Bell Helicopter )