V-280

Bell V-280 Valor Program Turns Focus to FLRAA Competition

Bell V-280 Valor Program Turns Focus to FLRAA Competition

25-Jun-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company is advancing Bell’s flight-proven V-280 Valor program to meet requirements for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program of record.  The competition is expected to begin with the Army releasing a Request for Proposals this summer. The optimized design for a fleet of next-generation tiltrotors builds... Read more

Safran selected to provide Landing Gear System for Bell V-280 Valor

Safran selected to provide Landing Gear System for Bell V-280 Valor

17-May-2021Source: Safran

Safran Landing Systems has reached an agreement with Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company to provide the landing gear system for the V-280 Valor aircraft. Bell’s V-280 Valor is a next generation tiltrotor aircraft proposed for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) Program. Based on the agreement, Safran Landing Systems... Read more

Bell and US Army advance development of V-280 Valor

Bell and US Army advance development of V-280 Valor

6-Apr-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company and the U.S. Army have agreed to terms on the execution of the second phase of the Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR) contract that was awarded in March 2020 for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program. This new contract is an important milestone and... Read more

Bell V-280 Valor short-listed for Collier Trophy

Bell V-280 Valor short-listed for Collier Trophy

2-Mar-2021Source: Bell

The National Aeronautic Association announced that seven aviation and space achievements will compete for the 2020 Collier Trophy. Commissioned in 1910 by aviator, humanitarian, and sportsman, Robert J. Collier, with the intent to encourage the American aviation community to strive for excellence in aeronautic development, the Collier Trophy has served as the benchmark of aerospace... Read more

Bell V-280 Valor tests new mission equipment integration and external cargo loads

Bell V-280 Valor tests new mission equipment integration and external cargo loads

4-Jan-2021Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has demonstrated two capabilities that highlight the Bell V-280 Valor’s ability to execute mission relevant maneuvers, as well as integrate new technology. The demonstrations, held at the Bell Flight Research Center in Arlington, TX, included use of a newly installed Tactical Common Datalink (TCDL) from Team Valor member... Read more

Bell’s Program Execution Builds Confidence in V-280 Valor for US Army FLRAA Competition

Bell’s Program Execution Builds Confidence in V-280 Valor for US Army FLRAA Competition

22-Dec-2020Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Team Valor celebrated the three-year anniversary of the V-280 Valor’s first flight. Since that first flight, the V-280 team has executed a rigorous flight test program flying 200 hours through over 150 individual test flights. The test program was designed to demonstrate Bell-defined key performance parameters... Read more

Bell Wins Popular Science “Best of What’s New in Aerospace” Award

Bell Wins Popular Science “Best of What’s New in Aerospace” Award

4-Dec-2020Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced that Popular Sciencerecognized Bell’s Electrically Distributed Anti-Torque (EDAT) innovation as the winner of its “Best of What’s New Award” in the Aerospace category for 2020. This marks the third consecutive year Bell has won Popular Science’s “Best of What’s New Award” in the Aerospace category.... Read more

US Army contract awarded Bell for competitive demonstration and risk reduction

US Army contract awarded Bell for competitive demonstration and risk reduction

19-Mar-2020Source: Bell

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been selected as a project agreement holder for the competitive demonstration and risk reduction (CD&RR) effort as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program. Under the agreement Bell will deliver a refined V-280 Valor design, with supporting technical documentation, that... Read more

GKN Aerospace delivers thermoplastic composite components for Bell V-280 Valor

GKN Aerospace delivers thermoplastic composite components for Bell V-280 Valor

28-Jun-2019Source: GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace has delivered a pair of thermoplastic composite, induction welded Ruddervators, and two compression-moulded Access Panels manufactured from re-used thermoplastic waste material, to Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company. Ruddervators are the control surfaces for an aircraft with a V-tail configuration. As partner on Bell’s Team Valor, GKN Aerospace has designed and... Read more

V-280 scores top marks

V-280 scores top marks

27-May-2019Source: Bell

The Bell V-280 Valor recently completed flight demonstrations of its low-speed agility key performance parameter (KPP) in the U.S. Army-led Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR TD) program ahead of schedule. The V-280 Valor has now demonstrated in flight testing that it has the raw control power in pitch, roll, and yaw maneuvers to meet the Army’s Level... Read more

360-Degree Pilot Visual System Completes First Flight

360-Degree Pilot Visual System Completes First Flight

17-Apr-2019Source: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor (PDAS) system took flight for the first time aboard the V-280 Valor, Bell Helicopter’s next-generation tiltrotor aircraft in a series of flights over Fort Worth, Texas, in March. PDAS is a multi-functional sensor system that generates high-resolution, 360-degree imagery around the aircraft to enhance situational awareness for... Read more

Lockheed Martin’s Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor system takes to Texas skies aboard Bell’s V-280 Valor in a series of flight tests

Lockheed Martin’s Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor system takes to Texas skies aboard Bell’s V-280 Valor in a series of flight tests

15-Apr-2019Source: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor (PDAS) system took flight for the first time aboard the V-280 Valor, Bell Helicopter’s next-generation tiltrotor aircraft in a series of flights over Fort Worth, Texas, in March. PDAS is a multi-functional sensor system that generates high-resolution, 360-degree imagery around the aircraft to enhance situational awareness for... Read more

Bell and Rolls-Royce Collaborate

Bell and Rolls-Royce Collaborate

25-Mar-2019Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced a teaming agreement with Rolls-Royce for the development of an optimized propulsion system and continued risk reduction efforts aimed at the V-280 Valor and V-247 advanced vertical lift platforms. The collaboration will focus on the integration of Rolls-Royce’s proven low-risk and advanced propulsion systems into future... Read more

Bell V-280 Valor is the only rotorcraft on 2018 Collier Trophy shortlist

Bell V-280 Valor is the only rotorcraft on 2018 Collier Trophy shortlist

27-Feb-2019Source: The National Aeronautic Association

The National Aeronautic Association announced that 11 aviation and space achievements will compete for the 2018 Robert J. Collier Trophy. For 107 years, the Collier Trophy has been the benchmark of aerospace achievement. Awarded annually “… for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America,” it has been bestowed upon some of the most... Read more

V-280 Valor reaches 280 knots true airspeed

V-280 Valor reaches 280 knots true airspeed

25-Jan-2019Source: Bell

Building on a full year’s worth of testing and more than 85 hours of flight time, Bell’s V-280 Valor reached its namesake cruising speed of 280 knots true airspeed this week. Bell and Team Valor continue to methodically and very successfully expand the flight envelope. The aircraft continues to prove its performance is well beyond... Read more

Bell V-280 Valor

Bell V-280 Valor

20-Dec-2018Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Team Valor marked the anniversary of the V-280 Valor’s first flight by continuing to prove the aircraft’s performance and technical maturity. As part of the U.S. Army led Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) program, the V-280 demonstrates that close collaboration between government and industry can deliver... Read more

Bell V-280 wins Popular Science Award

Bell V-280 wins Popular Science Award

30-Nov-2018Source: Bell Flight

The Bell V-280 Valor was recognized by Popular Science with a Best of What’s New Award in the Aerospace category for 2018. This award validates all the fantastic work completed to date by Bell and its partners from Team Valor and the U.S. government. From the outset, the Bell team had a mission: revolutionize vertical lift for U.S. warfighters. As part of... Read more

Bell Reveals V-247 Vigilant

Bell Reveals V-247 Vigilant

14-Nov-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Bell revealed their newest drone design this year at the 2018 Modern Day Marine Expo. The V-247 Vigilant is an unmanned tilt-rotor that has been pitched as an idea for the U.S Marine Corps’ MUX (Marine Air Ground Task Force Unmanned Aircraft System Expeditionary) program. The aircraft has technology similar to that of the V-22... Read more

Bell expands Flight Research Center

Bell expands Flight Research Center

31-Oct-2018Source: Bell Flight

On October 25, Bell revealed our expanded Flight Research Center (FRC) in Arlington, TX. This state-of-the-art facility houses many of our newest technology and innovations including the Bell V-280 Valor, 525 Relentless, V-247 Vigilant and the Autonomous Pod Transport (APT). During the ceremony, attendees were able to see the Bell V-280 in action: Our new... Read more

Bell V-280 makes first cruise mode flight

Bell V-280 makes first cruise mode flight

18-May-2018Source: Bell Flight

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Bell V-280 Valor Achieves First Flight

Bell V-280 Valor Achieves First Flight

19-Dec-2017Source: Bell Helicopter

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced that its V-280 Valor has achieved first flight. The V-280 Valor is a next-generation tiltrotor that is designed to provide unmatched agility, speed, range and payload capabilities at an affordable cost. This milestone represents exceptional progress on the V-280 development program and brings Bell Helicopter... Read more

V-280 Valor Achieves 100% Completion

V-280 Valor Achieves 100% Completion

16-Oct-2017Source: Bell Helicopter

The Bell V-280 Valor has achieved 100% build completion and moved one step closer to its first flight this fall. The V-280 is the newest revolutionary aircraft in the tiltrotor family. The V-280 Valor was selected in August 2014 to advance, build and fly an aircraft within the JMR-TD program. The V-280 has been designed... Read more

Bell takes V-280 mockup to AUSA 2017

Bell takes V-280 mockup to AUSA 2017

5-Oct-2017Source: Bell Helicopter

At AUSA 2017, Bell Helicopter will give people the chance to experience the revolutionary V-280 Valor and see how it will change future U.S Army operations. The V-280 interactive mock-up with augmented reality will be featured at Booth #2324, allowing attendees to step inside and see the future of vertical lift up close. Bell Helicopter... Read more

V-280 Valor undergoing ground trials at Amarillo

V-280 Valor undergoing ground trials at Amarillo

4-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Bell’s V-280 Valor tiltrotor prototype is currently going through its ground trials at Bell’s Amarillo Assembly Centre, Texas. The prototype is intended to replace the US Army’s Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks and Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters. Bell promises that the Valor will have twice the speed and range of current helicopters. It has a V-tail,... Read more

Bell to fly V-280 Valor Tilt-Rotor in September

Bell to fly V-280 Valor Tilt-Rotor in September

4-May-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Bell’s new V-280 Valor tilt-rotor prototype is 95% complete and the company expects its first flight to be in September. The prototype was made for the US Army’s joint-multirole demonstrator programme, reports Star Telegram. The V-280 differs from the V-22 tilt-rotor, as the company decided to take the “lessons learned” from the V-22 and applied... Read more

Bell Presents V-280 Valor Prototype

Bell Presents V-280 Valor Prototype

21-Apr-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Bell will be presenting a prototype of their new V-280 Valor tiltrotor at the 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit. This year’s summit will be held in Nashville, Tennessee. They are showcasing the prototype as an offer to the Army’s Vertical Lift programme, reports Kansas.... Read more

Bell to exhibit at 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit

Bell to exhibit at 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit

19-Apr-2017Source: Bell Helicopter

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced its show plans for the 2017 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit in Nashville, Tenn., April 26-28, 2017. The company will display its full-size mockup of the Bell V-280 Valor next generation aircraft, as well as the newly introduced Bell V-247 Vigilant tiltrotor model. “The Army Aviation Summit... Read more

Bell CEO Talks of Market Decline

Bell CEO Talks of Market Decline

9-Dec-2016Source: HeliHub.com

A Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce ran on Tuesday, with CEO Mitch Snyder of Bell giving a talk on the decline of the commercial helicopter market. Snyder reports that the market decline has effected every rotorcraft company on a global scale. But although times are tough, he maintains that Bell is still developing new helicopters,... Read more

IAI providing seats and nacelles for Bell V-280

IAI providing seats and nacelles for Bell V-280

10-Nov-2016Source: IAI

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, continues to execute its plans for the V-280 Valor tiltrotor with the support of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) as part of Team Valor. IAI’s Lahav Division is supplying the nacelles and IAI’s Golan Industries Division is supplying the seating systems for the next generation tiltrotor and, along... Read more

V-22 Workload for Bell, after layoffs

V-22 Workload for Bell, after layoffs

4-Nov-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Bell is happy to report that although five staff members were let go recently due to market flux, their Amarillo facility is still the “centre of excellence for military aircraft assembly.” They are currently producing 20 V-22 a year, with officials stating that they are good on budget and ahead of schedule. They had a... Read more

SB-1 Defiant and V-280 Valor to Fly in 2017

SB-1 Defiant and V-280 Valor to Fly in 2017

26-Sep-2016Source: HeliHub.com

The Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstration (JMR-TD) will see its first planned flight in 2017 as the two rotorcraft that are currently being built by Sikorsky and Boeing and Bell Helicopters, are well on track. The JMR-TD is an Army project that aims to create advanced vertical-flight designs. Such designs could help replace the Army’s Sikorsky... Read more

Bell announces Farnborough showcase

Bell announces Farnborough showcase

6-Jul-2016Source: HeliHub.com

Bell have announced that they will Helicopter will showcase the Bell 407GXP at Farnborough Air Show, which opens next Monday in the UK.  The aircraft was shown this last weekend at Heli UK Expo, and is pending delivery to Topflight Helicopters – an order announced earlier this year at the HAI Heli Expo in Louisville. ... Read more

LORD Corp completes first rotor bearings for Bell V-280 Valor

LORD Corp completes first rotor bearings for Bell V-280 Valor

22-Jun-2016Source: Lord Corp

LORD Corporation – a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control – celebrated the completion of the first ship-set of the V-280 Valor elastomeric rotor bearings to Bell Helicopter for the V-280 Valor Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) program. LORD designed and built the units in just 28 months at the LORD... Read more

Bell mates V-280 Valor wing and fuselage

Bell mates V-280 Valor wing and fuselage

9-May-2016Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has successfully joined the V-280 Joint Multi Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) wing and nacelles to the aircraft fuselage. The milestone occurred last week at the company’s aircraft assembly center in Amarillo, Texas. To download images of the wing and fuselage mate, please follow this link. “The V-280... Read more

Bell provide full details of Heli-Expo display

Bell provide full details of Heli-Expo display

23-Feb-2016Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces its show plans for the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exposition, HELI-EXPO 2016. Hosted by the Helicopter Association International (HAI), this year’s show will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. While engaging with current and prospective customers, Bell Helicopter plans to... Read more

Design software speeds V280 fuselage at Spirit AeroSystems

Design software speeds V280 fuselage at Spirit AeroSystems

10-Dec-2015Source: HyperSizer

When announcing the completion of the Bell V-280 tiltrotor fuselage at a September press conference, Bell Helicopter leadership applauded the Bell Helicopter/Spirit AeroSystems team for a job well done, ahead of schedule and within budget. This event marked the culmination of a successful first-time collaboration between the two companies. The sizing and analysis software Spirit... Read more

First Fuselage for Bell V-280 Valor completed

First Fuselage for Bell V-280 Valor completed

24-Sep-2015Source: Spirit AeroSystems

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. [NYSE: SPR] announced it has completed the first fuselage to Bell Helicopter for the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) program. The unit was designed and assembled in Spirit’s rapid prototyping facility in Wichita, Kan., in just 22 months. The composite fuselage is being prepped to ship to Bell’s Amarillo, Texas, facility for... Read more

Bell explores civilian options for V-280 Valor

Bell explores civilian options for V-280 Valor

24-Sep-2015Source: Star Telegram

Bell Helicopter is reviving its vision of finding a civilian market for tilt-rotor aircraft. See Full Story... Read more

Major Assembly Starts on Bell V-280 Valor Fuselage

Major Assembly Starts on Bell V-280 Valor Fuselage

16-Jun-2015Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced major assembly has started on the Bell V-280 Valor fuselage. “Spirit AeroSystems brings decades of composite manufacturing experience to the team which allows us to quickly build an aircraft like the V-280,” said Phil Anderson, Spirit AeroSystems senior vice... Read more

AAR to provide logistics support to Bell for T64 engines in V280 program

AAR to provide logistics support to Bell for T64 engines in V280 program

23-Apr-2015Source: AAR

AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. (“Bell Helicopter”) awarded its Defense Systems & Logistics (DS&L) business unit a contract providing warehouse and logistics services in support of upgrading T64 engines for the Bell V-280 Valor technical demonstrator aircraft. The two-year agreement is the first between the global aerospace and defense contractor... Read more

Eagle Technologies named as a V-280 supplier

Eagle Technologies named as a V-280 supplier

7-Apr-2015Source: Eagle

Eagle Technologies, a veteran owned company, is proud to announce they will be part of a growing list of suppliers participating in the manufacture of the first Bell V-280 Valor technology demonstrator. Eagle Technologies will manufacture the proprotor blades for the first V-280 tiltrotor, an aircraft that has been selected to advance as part of... Read more

Bell Exhibits V-280 Mockup at Army Aviation Summit

Bell Exhibits V-280 Mockup at Army Aviation Summit

30-Mar-2015Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced its show plans for the 2015 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit in Nashville, Tenn., March 29 – April 1. The company will display its full-size mockup of the Bell V-280 Valor next generation tiltrotor aircraft. Follow this link to reach the media gallery for the... Read more

Bell to showcase models of 525, V-22 and V-280 at IDEX 2015

Bell to showcase models of 525, V-22 and V-280 at IDEX 2015

17-Feb-2015Source: Textron

Bell Helicopter will showcase their commercial and military products to a global audience at the company’s exhibit at stand 03-C30. A model of the new Bell 525 Relentless fly-by-wire commercial helicopter will be on display, along with models of the company’s next generation V-280 tiltrotor and the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey. “IDEX is considered by... Read more

AEDC to give $3M to Bell for new ramp

AEDC to give $3M to Bell for new ramp

24-Nov-2014Source: Amarillo

Bell Helicopter will have a new ramp for testing its tiltrotors after the Amarillo Economic Development Corp. board of directors voted Thursday to give the company a $3 million construction grant. See Full Story... Read more

Bell and TRU Simulation + Training Announce Cooperative Agreement

Bell and TRU Simulation + Training Announce Cooperative Agreement

15-Oct-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announces today that Textron sister company, TRU Simulation + Training, will provide a high fidelity Flight Training Device (FTD) and Interactive Multi Media Instruction (IMI) virtual Maintenance Trainer for the Bell V-280 Valor™. “We are pleased TRU Simulation + Training is joining our growing team of aerospace... Read more

Bell and IAI Announce Cooperative Agreement

Bell and IAI Announce Cooperative Agreement

15-Oct-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announces today that Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will be providing the nacelle structures for the 280 Valor™. “We are pleased IAI is joining our growing team of aerospace leaders and will be a part of the team investing in our next generation tiltrotor, the Bell V-280,” said... Read more

T64-GE-419 engines to power Bell V-280 Valor Demonstrator

T64-GE-419 engines to power Bell V-280 Valor Demonstrator

14-Oct-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today GE Aviation’s T64-GE-419 engine will power the Bell V-280 Valor demonstrator aircraft. The Bell V-280 Valor program has been selected to advance to build and fly an aircraft within the Joint Multi Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) initiative. JMR-TD is intended to reduce risk and inform... Read more

Bell to Display V-280 Valor Mockup at AUSA

Bell to Display V-280 Valor Mockup at AUSA

9-Oct-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will showcase the full scale Bell V-280 Valor mockup at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) annual meeting and exposition, held at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. next week from October 13 – 15. Attendees will get an up-close look at the... Read more

Bell progresses towards V-280 Valor demonstrator

Bell progresses towards V-280 Valor demonstrator

15-Aug-2014Source: HeliHub.com

Earlier this week, the Boeing/Sikorsky team put out a statement detailing their acceptance by US Army on the Joint Multi-Role (JMR) project, the precursor to the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) programme.  In the absence of any press statement from Bell, they have provided the following quotes from  Keith Flail, program director for the Bell V-280... Read more

Astronics to manufacture V-280 Valor power distribution systems

Astronics to manufacture V-280 Valor power distribution systems

7-May-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that Astronics Advanced Electric Systems will design and manufacture power distribution systems for the Bell V-280 Valor™. John Garrison, president and CEO of Bell Helicopter, says: “We are pleased Astronics is making the strategic decision to join our growing team of aerospace leaders and help... Read more

Eaton to provide hydraulic system for V-280 Valor

Eaton to provide hydraulic system for V-280 Valor

7-May-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announces today that power management company, Eaton (NYSE: ETN) will be providing the hydraulic system for the Bell V-280 Valor™ . John Garrison, president and CEO of Bell Helicopter, says: “We are pleased Eaton is making the strategic decision to join our growing team of aerospace leaders... Read more

Meggitt to provide V-280 Valor fuel system

Meggitt to provide V-280 Valor fuel system

7-May-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that Meggitt Inc. will be providing the fuel system for the Bell V-280 Valor™ . John Garrison, president and CEO of Bell Helicopter, says: “We are pleased Meggitt is making the strategic decision to join our growing team of aerospace leaders and help develop our... Read more

Lord to manufacture Bell V-280 Valor™ Elastomeric Components

Lord to manufacture Bell V-280 Valor™ Elastomeric Components

9-Feb-2014Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that LORD Corporation will design and manufacture elastomeric components for the Bell V-280 Valor™. “We are pleased LORD Corporation has made the strategic decision to join our growing team of aerospace leaders and help develop our third generation tiltrotor, the Bell V-280,” said John Garrison,... Read more

AGC Composites and Aerostructures to Manufacture Over Wing Fairing for Bell V-280 Valor

AGC Composites and Aerostructures to Manufacture Over Wing Fairing for Bell V-280 Valor

29-Oct-2013Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that AGC Composites and Aerostructures will design, develop and manufacture the over wing fairing for the Bell V-280 Valor™. “We are excited AGC Composites and Aerostructures is joining Team Valor and will provide the over wing fairing for the Bell V-280 tiltrotor,” said John Garrison, president... Read more

Bell extends presence and commitment to US Army mission success at AUSA

Bell extends presence and commitment to US Army mission success at AUSA

22-Oct-2013Source: Bell

Today Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced its participation in the Association of the US Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition, held Oct. 21-23. Bell Helicopter will showcase a full-scale representation of its Bell V-280 Valor third generation tiltrotor and provide program updates on the OH-58 Kiowa Warrior. “We are excited to... Read more

Spirit to manufacture Bell V-280 Valor fuselage

Spirit to manufacture Bell V-280 Valor fuselage

21-Oct-2013Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) will design, develop and manufacture the fuselage for the Bell V-280 Valor™. “We are pleased Spirit has made the strategic decision to join Team Valor and will provide the fuselage for the Bell V-280, our third generation tiltrotor,” said John... Read more

Bell to display V-280 mock-up at AUSA Expo

Bell to display V-280 mock-up at AUSA Expo

21-Oct-2013Source: Bell

See the Bell V-280 Valor full-scale mock-up and hear more about the next generation of vertical lift from Team Valor. You can also learn about the Bell OH-58F – the Army’s most affordable and trusted option for the modern combat scout mission. About Bell Helicopter Bell Helicopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is... Read more

GKN Aerospace to manufacture Bell V-280 Valor™ “V-Tail”

GKN Aerospace to manufacture Bell V-280 Valor™ “V-Tail”

17-Oct-2013Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that GKN Aerospace will design, develop and manufacture the V-tail aerostructure and ruddervators for the Bell V-280 Valor™. “We are pleased to announce GKN Aerospace, a world leader in composite aerostructures, is aligning their interests and resources to join Team Valor and will provide the... Read more

GE to power Bell V-280 Valor

GE to power Bell V-280 Valor

16-Oct-2013Source: Bell

Today, Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), will team with Bell on its V-280 Valor™, a third generation tiltrotor. “We are very excited to welcome GE to Team Valor. GE is a world-leading engine provider, and we are pleased they have made the... Read more

Moog to Design, Manufacture Flight Control System for Bell V-280 Valor

Moog to Design, Manufacture Flight Control System for Bell V-280 Valor

10-Oct-2013Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today thatMoog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) will design, manufacture and qualify an integrated flight control system, consisting of flight control computers, support software, and flight control actuation, for the Bell V-280 Valor™. “Moog is a premier flight control system provider, and we are pleased to team with... Read more

Army Awards JMR-TD Program Technology Investment Agreement with Bell

Army Awards JMR-TD Program Technology Investment Agreement with Bell

8-Oct-2013Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced that the U.S. Army has awarded a Technology Investment Agreement (TIA) for the Joint Multi-Role (JMR) Technology Demonstrator (TD) program to Bell Helicopter based on its Bell V-280 Valor™. Bell Helicopter’s third generation tiltrotor design is on track to achieve first flight in 2017. “Team Valor... Read more

Bell and Lockheed Martin team on V-280 Valor

Bell and Lockheed Martin team on V-280 Valor

10-Sep-2013Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will work as a team on the Bell V-280 Valor™, making Lockheed Martin the first of Bell Helicopter’s V-280 program tier one team members. Additional team members will be announced in the coming months. “We are very excited about teaming with Lockheed... Read more

Bell V-280 Valor™ Selected for Army’s JMR-TD Program

Bell V-280 Valor™ Selected for Army’s JMR-TD Program

5-Jun-2013Source: Bell

Bell  announced that the Bell V-280 Valor™, its third generation tiltrotor design, has been selected by the U.S. Army for the Joint Multi-Role (JMR) Technology Demonstrator (TD) program. The Army is expected to award JMR-TD contracts by September 2013, with first flight scheduled for 2017. “The Bell V-280 Valor will provide the Army’s most sought-after capability with... Read more

Bell takes 407AH to SOFIC 2013

Bell takes 407AH to SOFIC 2013

15-May-2013Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today its participation in the annual Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) held May 14 to May 16 in Tampa, Fla. Bell Helicopter will feature an armed Bell 407 on static display, its first commercially qualified armed helicopter, a CV-22 model and 3-D interactive programs demonstrating... Read more

Bell launches V-280 tiltrotor concept at Quad-A

Bell launches V-280 tiltrotor concept at Quad-A

11-Apr-2013Source: Bell

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), revealed today the Bell V-280 ValorTM, its offering for the Joint Multi Role/Future Vertical Lift (FVL) Technology Demonstrator (JMR/TD), at the 2013 Army Aviation Association of America’s (AAAA) Annual Professional Forum and Exposition in Fort Worth. “The introduction of the Bell V-280 Valor underscores our commitment to... Read more

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