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Heli-Expo 2013: Bell searching for new tiltrotor partner

4th March 2013 - 22:48 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Las Vegas


Bell Helicopter is looking for a new partner to develop a next-generation tiltrotor for the US Army's Joint Multi-Role (JMR) requirement following Boeing’s decision to team with Sikorsky.

On 28 February, the two companies announced they would submit a joint proposal for the JMR Technology Demonstrator (TD) Phase 1 programme, which will be based on Sikorsky’s X2 compound aircraft technology.

Speaking at the Heli-Expo exhibition in Las Vegas on 4 March, Bell CEO John Garrison said in light of the development, Bell would take the lead developing tiltrotor technology for its JMR submission.

‘We made the strategic decision that we

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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