The aircraft is one element of the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) Technical Demonstration initiative. For more info see,

Source: "Future Vertical Lift", AHS Staff, AHS web page, last accessed Dec 19, 2017

Specific background information for the V-280 Valor can be found in the following article,

Source: "FVL/JMR Tech Demo Update Special Section | Build Them and You Will Learn — Bell V-280 Valor", Richard Whittle, Vertiflite, January/February 2016, Pages 32-35

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: In development

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Convertiplane

Compound type: N/A

Lift devices: 2 in Tilt shaft configuration

Crew required: 2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

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