Bell V 280 Valor -- Fast Rope + PDAS - YouTube
Bell’s experimental V-280 Valor tiltrotor, built for a U.S. Army technology demonstration, flew for the first time with an integrated system that provides the pilots and aircrew a 360-degree view through the skin of the aircraft - PDAS (developed by Lockheed Martin).
Bell V-280 flies with system that can see through aircraft
US Army plans to field a future long-range assault helicopter by 2030
Bell V-280 Valor successfully achieved its optimal cruise speed of 280 knots
Bell’s V-280 Valor flown in cruise mode, reaching 190 knots
Bell V280 Valor prototype achieved 100% build completion and moved one step closer to its first flight this fall!
V-280 Valor Helicopter: Details