News and issues regarding all manner of civil and military rotorcraft and their powerplants, including helicopters, tilt rotors and unmanned air vehicles.
The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command expects to receive seven of the improved heavy-lift helicopters over the next year.
Twin-engine X6 is the long-awaited successor to Airbus Helicopters' Super Puma.
Bell has manufactured more than 3,800 LongRangers since production of the helicopter started in 1975.
The Bell 525 Relentless has resumed flight testing and is on track to certification in 2018.
The company will use the funds to support aircraft and continue customer financing.
The unit was established in 2015.
407GXP was selected in part on its multi-role capabilities in “a broad range of segments, including EMS, parapublic, tourism and firefighting.”
milestone 200th G2 was the first to be equipped with the 160-hp engine upgrade.
Blade Ultra is available on a charter, crowdsourced and scheduled basis, and can be booked directly on via Blade's app or website.
Upgrades include Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) approval for a weight increase on the Bell 407 cargo hook to 3,100 pounds from 2,646 pounds.