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BELL IS PLANNING FOUR-ROTOR VERTICAL-LIFT TRANSPORT
USA, Bell helicopters Textron has started designing a new four-rotor, C 130 size tiltrotor aircraft. It will be able to take off vertically in a few hundred feet and land, as the smaller V-22, vertically too. As a cost-reduction strategy, Bell envisions building the quadrotor using a large number of parts from the V-22 including the engines and nacelles. The cost would be estimated only...
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