Watch the Bell V-280 Valor next generation tilt rotor aircraft-helicopter, in the testing of a new Tactical Data Link and external cargo loads.

Two new 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 Lockheed Martin and completion of sling load sorties highlighting the V-280’s ability to carry external cargo.

Images credit Bell