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  • Bell targets mid-November for Jet Ranger X first flight


    ​Bell Helicopter is targeting mid-November to perform the maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X as activity on the initial flight-test vehicle accelerates.


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  • Bell targets mid-November for Jet Ranger X first flight


    ​Bell Helicopter is targeting mid-November to perform the maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X as activity on the...


  • FARNBOROUGH: Bell makes headway in civil segment


    ​Bell Helicopter, for so long a bit of a bystander in the civil segment, is suddenly very busy with a pair of...


  • HELI-EXPO: Bell’s new 505 faces possible market shift


    Bell Helicopter on 25 February introduced a huge Heli-Expo audience to the newly-branded 505 JetRanger X, the short...


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  • Bell targets mid-November for Jet Ranger X first flight

    News | 23 Jul 2014 14:21 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell Helicopter is targeting mid-November to perform the maiden sortie of its new 505 Jet Ranger X as activity on the initial flight-test vehicle accelerates.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bell-targets-mid-November-for-Jet-Ranger-X-first-flight-401923/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Bell makes headway in civil segment

    News | 22 Jul 2014 10:32 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell Helicopter, for so long a bit of a bystander in the civil segment, is suddenly very busy with a pair of development programmes on its books. Both of these – the 505 Jet Ranger X and the 525 Relentless – are scheduled to make their maiden flights this year as the Fort Worth-headquartered manufacturer looks to rebalance revenue away from declining military markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Bell-makes-headway-in-civil-segment-401003/
  • HELI-EXPO: Bell’s new 505 faces possible market shift

    News | 26 Feb 2014 11:40 | Stephen Trimble

    Bell Helicopter on 25 February introduced a huge Heli-Expo audience to the newly-branded 505 JetRanger X, the short light single (SLS) launched last June that faces a suddenly tightening market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HELI-EXPO-Bells-new-505-faces-possible-market-shift-396333/
  • HELI-EXPO: Robinson R66 certification Europe still delayed

    News | 26 Feb 2014 11:08 | Stephen Trimble

    European regulators have raised a new roadblock to delay Robinson’s four-year quest to obtain certification for the R66 light-single helicopter, says chief executive Kurt Robinson.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HELI-EXPO-Robinson-R66-certification-Europe-still-delayed-396336/
  • HELI-EXPO: Sikorsky plots path to new commercial strategy

    News | 05 Feb 2014 17:14 | Stephen Trimble

    In the last two months, Sikorsky has struck breakthroughs on the two programmes that have been holding it back since 2008.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/HELI-EXPO-Sikorsky-plots-path-to-new-commercial-strategy-395506/
  • IN FOCUS Ascend safety review

    News | 05 Feb 2014 16:03 | Paul Hayes

    Provisional figures for the number of civil helicopter accidents, fatal accidents and fatalities in 2013 show no improvement over recent years and might suggest that, as far as safety is concerned, for many operators it is business as usual.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Ascend-safety-review-395580/