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  • JetRanger to go as Bell focuses on newer helicopters


    <P><A href="http://www.bellhelicopter.com/" target=_blank ?>Bell&nbsp;Helicopter</A> is to halt production of several commercial models, including the long-running <A href="http://www.bellhelicopter.com/en/aircraft/commercial/bell206B-3.cfm" target=_blank>206B&nbsp;JetRanger</A>, to devote capacity to its newer, higher-selling aircraft.</P> <P>The company will phase out production of the 206B3 light single-turbine helicopter, 427 light twin and 430 intermediate twin, as well as the Bell 210 civil&nbsp;version of the UH-1, by 2010.</P> <P><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 344px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=21252" border=0><BR><FONT size=1><STRONG>Bell 429&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&n


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  • Helicopter safety appears to be responding to treatment


    After more than 20 years of stagnation, global helicopter safety performance is showing signs of improvement. Figures...


  • UK gives $2.5 million for less-wire aircraft


    Prototype wireless data systems could be tested in 2011 as part of the UK Wireless Technologies for Novel Enhancement...


  • JetRanger to go as Bell focuses on newer helicopters


    <P><A href="http://www.bellhelicopter.com/" target=_blank ?>Bell&nbsp;Helicopter</A> is to halt production of several...


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  • Helicopter safety appears to be responding to treatment

    News | 30 Sep 2009 10:30 | David Learmount

    After more than 20 years of stagnation, global helicopter safety performance is showing signs of improvement. Figures released at the third International...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Helicopter-safety-appears-to-be-responding-to-treatment-332911/
  • UK gives $2.5 million for less-wire aircraft

    News | 10 Jun 2009 10:00 | Rob Coppinger

    Prototype wireless data systems could be tested in 2011 as part of the UK Wireless Technologies for Novel Enhancement of Systems and Structures Serviceability (Witnesss) initiative.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-gives-25-million-for-less-wire-aircraft-327618/
  • General aviation news in brief

    News | 15 Oct 2008 10:53 | Kate Sarsfield

    Australian sales, service and product support company Hawker Pacific has been appointed...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/General-aviation-news-in-brief-317439/
  • TOP 100: Canada's Héroux-Devtek diversifies

    News | 12 Aug 2008 11:00 | Niall O''Keeffe

    Recent years have seen dramatic rises in the share price of Canada's Héroux-Devtek, which this year is at number 99 in the Top 100. Early in 2006 the price...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/TOP-100-Canadas-Hroux-Devtek-diversifies-314624/
  • JetRanger to go as Bell focuses on newer helicopters

    News | 24 Jan 2008 18:02 | Graham Warwick

    <P><A href="http://www.bellhelicopter.com/" target=_blank ?>Bell&nbsp;Helicopter</A> is to halt production of several commercial models, including the long-running <A href="http://www.bellhelicopter.com/en/aircraft/commercial/bell206B-3.cfm" target=_blank>206B&nbsp;JetRanger</A>, to devote capacity to its newer, higher-selling aircraft.</P> <P>The company will phase out production of the 206B3 light single-turbine helicopter, 427 light twin and 430 intermediate twin, as well as the Bell 210 civil&nbsp;version of the UH-1, by 2010.</P> <P><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 344px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=21252" border=0><BR><FONT size=1><STRONG>Bell 429&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/JetRanger-to-go-as-Bell-focuses-on-newer-helicopters-221076/
  • Helicopter industry pushes for big accident reductions globally

    News | 01 Oct 2007 13:34 | David Learmount

    <P>The number of helicoper accidents worldwide has scarcely come down for the past 20 years. But could the findings of a new study show a way of improving safety?</P> <P>Global helicopter safety is at a level well below where it should be. According to data, helicopter accident numbers have been more or less static worldwide for 20 years.</P> <P>Two years ago, delegates at the inaugural meeting of the International Helicopter Safety Symposium (IHSS) in Montreal decided to do something about it.</P> <P>Helicopter operators worldwide have a lot in common. They have the same kinds of accidents for the same reasons, often avoidably, according to an analysis just completed by the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST), formed after that first meeting in Canada.</P> <P>President of the US-based Helicopter Association International (HAI) Matt Zuccaro has seen the analysis and the individual accident reports on which it is based. "When I look at most of these reports, my frustration levelhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Helicopter-industry-pushes-for-big-accident-reductions-globally-217404/