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May 15, 2018

Watch: Bell V-280 Tiltrotor Flies in Cruise Mode

Bell said its V-280 Valor demonstrator for the U.S. Army-led Future Vertical Lift program to…

February 16, 2018

US Army Takes First Flight in Bell Helicopter’s V-280 in On-Schedule Test

The U.S. Army has officially flown Bell Helicopter’s V-280 Valor. Although the Army has said…

February 06, 2018

WATCH: Bell Helicopter’s V-280 Demos Forward Flight

The Bell Helicopter V-280 has shown it is capable of 80-kt forward flight (video courtesy…

January 19, 2018

Program Update: Leonardo Working AW609 4th Prototype, Certification Tests

A little more than eight months before the NTSB issued probable cause for the fatal…

January 18, 2018

US Navy Looks to Replace C-2As with V-22s at North Island, Norfolk

The Navy is looking to retire its fleet of Northrop Grumman C-2A Greyhounds, which are…

November 16, 2017

V-22 Fleet Passes Flight Hour Milestone, Still Plagued With Readiness Issues

The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey global fleet has surpassed 400,000 flight hours, the manufacturers said…

November 10, 2017

WATCH: Bell V-280 Tilts Props in Controlled Conversion Test

The Bell Helicopter V-280 Valor still hasn’t made its first public flight. But the Future…

October 03, 2017

V-280 Completes Low Power Ground Run; Program Ahead of FVL Pace

Bell Helicopter’s V-280 Valor tiltrotor (above video courtesy of Bell Helicopter) is being developed under the…

September 15, 2017

Flashback to June 1987: The Tiltrotor and Heliport Growth

This article was originally published in the June 1987 issue of R&WI and has been…

July 10, 2017

Navair Welcomes New V-22 Program Manager

The V-22 Joint Program Office has a new leader, Naval Air Systems Command (Navair) ...