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February 26, 2015, 11:03 AM

Bell Helicopter Adds Second Jet Ranger X to Test Fleet

Since fligth testing began in November, the helicopter program has quickly progressed, performing additional tests and numerous practice autorotations,

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Feb 25, 2015 - 11:49 AM
Satcom Direct has readied a GSM-in-the-cabin solution, which enables seamless cell phone usage.
Feb 25, 2015 - 11:29 AM
Emergency grounding ended after investigators found that R44 crash last week was not caused by a cracked main rotor blade.
Feb 25, 2015 - 10:50 AM
Distribution of the proceeds was blocked by a lawsuit brought by one Avantair shareowner that challenged the trustee's plan.
Maintenance technician shortage
Feb 25, 2015 - 10:26 AM
Results of a recent report are no surprise to those working in the industry every day.
Feb 25, 2015 - 10:07 AM
The city could earn an additional $8.9 million a year by raising lease rates.
Feb 25, 2015 - 9:30 AM
Since 2009, the Louisiana-based helicopter completions specialist has outfitted four EC135s for the law enforcement agency.
Feb 25, 2015 - 8:38 AM
The Portland, Oregon-based manufacturer’s Model 304 Fire Attack system is validated for use on the Bell 412 in China.