Bell has selected Sextant Avionique's AFDS95-1 automatic flight control system for the instrument flight rules version of its Model 427 light twin-turbine helicopter. Certification flight testing will be conducted by Premier Aviation under contract to Bell. The AFDS95-1 is certificated on the Agusta A109K2, with approval on the PZLSwidnik Sokol SW-3A planned by year end.

Source: Flight International