I was lucky enough to catch the new Bell V-280 Valor make its first flight out of ground effect hovering. They have not converted to full airplane mode yet bu tget closer every day.

https://flic.kr/p/K1Ji2B
https://flic.kr/p/23UMM6b
https://flic.kr/p/K1JhuK
https://flic.kr/p/23UMLLy