Bell Announces 200th Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Delivery

Bell 407GXi Earns IFR Certification. Foto.

The first delivery of the Bell 505 occurred in March 2017 to Pylon Aviation. The global fleet of 200 aircraft are flying across six continents. “What sets the Bell 505 apart from other short light single aircraft is its multi-mission capability,” said LaShan Bonaparte, program director, Bell 505 and Bell 429. “Our intent from initial […]

Bell 407GXi Earns IFR Certification

Bell 407GXi Earns IFR Certification. Foto.

FORT WORTH, Texas (August 15, 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enabling the Bell 407GXi to replace the […]

Bell 505 x Sacramento Police Department

Bell 505 x Sacramento Police Department. Foto.

Check out how the Sacramento Police Department is using their new #Bell505 The Sacramento Police Department, located in California, works tirelessly to solve problems troughout the city and protect the community. Last year, the department added the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to help safeguard the area. The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X is configured […]

FAA Certifies GE CT7-2F1 to Power Bell 525 Relentless

Bell 525, Black & Red. Foto.

Bell is dead-set on achieving FAA type certification for the 525 in 2019. The 525 test and certification program has accumulated more than 1,000 flight hours and over 1,350 hours of total turn time, according to the company. Read the whole article at Rotor and Wing here

Bell 525 helicopters head to Canada for cold-weather testing

Bell 525 helicopter. Foto.

Source: Bell will in early 2019 dispatch a pair of 525 Relentless helicopters to Yellowknife in Canada to complete cold weather testing, as the manufacturer pushes to achieve US type certification in 2019. In addition, a third prototype of the super-medium helicopter will be transfered to the north of the continental USA to validate performance in snowy […]