Tag: V-280 Valor

First U.S. Army pilot flies V-280 Valor
During his V-280 flight, Chief Warrant Officer 3, Tom Wiggins performed Hover In Ground Effect repositioning, pattern flight and roll-on landings Chief Warrant Officer 3, Tom Wiggins, of the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command made history on Feb. 7, 2018 by becoming the first person in his service to fly the Bell V-280 Valor. The flight took place at the Bell...
Footage shows Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor "turning" its rotors for the first time
The V-280 Valor will undergo a series of functional tests running all aircraft systems and flight controls in preparation for first flight this fall The interesting video in this post features Bell V-280 Valor prototype aircraft beginning its restrained ground run test operations. The aircraft will continue ground run testing at the Bell Helicopter Amarillo Assembly Center where it will...