Bell eyes ground, flight tests for FARA prototype

By Dan Schere / October 18, 2023 at 3:12 PM
Within the next year, Bell Textron will put its prototype for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft through ground and flight testing, while also refining the design for the aircraft. Bell has put forward its 360 Invictus, which uses a single main rotor system, as its FARA offering. Competitor Sikorsky, part of Lockheed Martin, is offering the Raider X -- which uses two coaxial rotors and a pusher propeller. Both prototypes are nearly complete and are just waiting on the delivery...

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