US Army Selects Bell Helicopter to Build More V-280's

By Martin Barbosa

Published 08/13 2014 05:21PM

Updated 08/13 2014 09:04PM

AMARILLO -- The US Army is looking to Bell Helicopter for more V-280's in the future.

Bell along with another company have been selected to build high-speed rotorcraft technology for the Army.

Bell will continue to build the V-280 Valor.

The V-280 has the capability to fly twice the range at double the speed of any existing helicopter. 

The aircraft is scheduled to fly in 2017.

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