30 aprilie 2021

FVL: Don’t Pick The Tiltrotor, V-22 Test Pilot Tells Army


Defiant-X compound helicopters sling-loading heavy cargo (artist’s conception)Most military veterans swear by the gear they’re familiar with. But in this op-ed, former Marine Corps V-22 test pilot Scott Trail says that while tiltrotors are a good fit for the Marine Corps’ long-range missions, a compound helicopter is a better match for the Army. Why? Read on! The Editors.Which aircraft should the Army buy to replace the Reagan-era UH-60 Black Hawk ? On March 30 , the Army announced that Bell [...]