Defence Helicopter

V-280 Valor makes maiden flight

21st December 2017 - 07:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


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Bell Helicopter's V-280 Valor tiltrotor prototype has successfully completed its first flight at the company's Amarillo assembly facility in Texas. 

In a short video released by the manufacturer on 18 December, the aircraft could be seen demonstrating its vertical lift capabilities to take off. It continued to fly ...

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