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A new test flight for the BA-609
Arlington, USA - A major step towards the first horizontal flight test for the Bell/AgustaWestland civil tilt-rotor
The Bell/AgustaWestland AB-609 tilt-rotor for civil purposes accomplished another flight after about three years from the last aerial test. The trial was performed at the US helicopter company facility located in Arlington (Texas) with two pilots controlling it. Test regarded the aircraft’s behaviour in flight with engine nacelles at 75°, and the vehicle would have shown a good performance in hovering, wi...
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