BELL’S V-280 JOINT MULTI-ROLE TILTROTOR
Bell Helicopter’s Air Vehicle Concept Demonstrator aircraft, funded under the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstration (JMRTD) programme, was flown for the first time by an Army pilot on February 7, 2018. The JMR TD is an Army science and technology effort designed to develop, expand and demonstrate new capabilities in vertical lift technology. The US Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Centre (AMRDEC) leads the JMR TD effort. It is a precursor to the Department of Defence Future Vertical Lift programme.