The V-280 Valor in airplane mode
The V-280 Valor will have a combat range of 500 to 800 nautical miles
The V-280 Valor will have a 280 knot cruising speed
The V-280 Valor tiltrotor concept from Bell Helicopter
The V-280 Valor comes in for a landing
The V-280 Valor tiltrotor is Bell Helicopter's concept for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi Role (JMR)/Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program
Bell Helicopter has thrown its tiltrotor hat into the ring for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi Role (JMR)/Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program with the unveiling of its V-280 Valor tiltrotor concept at the 2013 Army Aviation Association of America's (AAAA) Annual Professional Forum and Exposition in Fort Worth, Texas. The aircraft is up against an X2-based design from Boeing and Sikorsky, a coaxial design from AVX Aircraft, and a still unknown proposal from EADS.
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