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POSTER: Bell’s new Hybrid Tandem Rotor

Bell Helicopter kindly emailed me this image of the poster hanging in their Quad-A exhibit booth that I filmed and described earlier this week. As discussed earlier, the Hybrid Tandem Rotor (HTR) features an all-new semi-tiltwing capable of 225kt forward speed, according to Bell. The concept is proposed as a replacement for the Sikorsky UH-60 […]

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Bell Helicopter reveals “Hybrid Tandem Rotor” to replace AH-64 and UH-60

The mysterious sign in Bell Helicopter’s exhibit space today at the Army Aviation Associaton of America’s (Quad-A) convention simply reads: “It’s not a tiltrotor … what is it?”It is Bell’s candidate for replacing both the AH-64 and UH-60 with an all-new configuration called the Hybrid Tandem Rotor, Robert Kenney, Bell’s executive VP for government programs, […]

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