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V-280 Valor “Advanced Vehicle Concept Demonstrator” Aircraft

This is a desk model of the AVCD Aircraft. The V-280 is competing for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft or FLRAA program.

This kit is 3D printed on my Elegoo Saturn SLA printer and is approximately 1/48 Scale. The print consists of 11 parts. The fit is pretty good with minimal filling and sanding.

The model is finished in Tamiya Olive Drab, with black proprotors/leading edges. The windscreens are painted Model Master Intermediate Blue.

This model sits at my desk at Bell Flight. It’s stopped a few folks who inquire about it.

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4 responses

  1. Very interesting. Also very weird.

  2. Great result Steve!
    Well done!

  3. Very nice result, Steve @stevev22fe
    Great 3D printing as well.

  4. Give a modeler a 3D printer and no telling what will show up! Nice!

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