Bell Helicopter, Inc., has introduced futuristic high-speed vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft concepts (HSVTOL).
Bell unveiled design concepts of the new aircraft systems that will use Bell’s HSVTOL technology for military applications, as the company continues to innovate for the next generation of vertical take-off aircraft.
HSVTOL technology combines helicopter-style takeoff with the speed, range and survivability of a combat aircraft.
Bell’s HSVTOL design concepts include the following features:
Low-altitude hovering capability, jet-like cruise speed exceeding 400 knots, long-range flight, scalability of missions including, unmanned personnel recovery.