Tag: Bell Helicopter

Bell Helicopter Continues to Shape the Future of Vertical Lift

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, unveiled its vision for the future of rotorcraft – the FCX-001. This is Bell Helicopter’s first concept aircraft and presents a 3-D roadmap for delivering safer, smarter and more efficient rotorcraft solutions. “For the past 80 years, Bell Helicopter has imagined the art of the possible and brought those […]

U.S. Air Force Has to Be Concerned About Pilot Shortage

Reading Time: 2 minutes The loss of highly trained and experienced pilots from the U.S. military to the private sector is a legitimate worry for Pentagon leaders, the Defense Department’s top civilian said. “It is something we have to be concerned about,” Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Wednesday during a stopover at this installation. The problem is particularly […]

Bell Helicopter Names RUAG Aviation as CSF in Switzerland

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, named RUAG Aviation as Bell Helicopter’s newest Customer Service Facility (CSF). This latest Customer Service Facility agreement reconfirms RUAG Aviation’s participation in the Bell global network and marks an important milestone for the aviation company. “Becoming an Authorised Customer Service Facility is an important step towards strengthening our helicopter […]

Bell Helicopter Expands Capabilities In Europe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company announced today that its Prague location officially opened a new paint facility and delivery center –providing full aircraft completion and delivery capabilities to its European customers. “Bell Helicopter’s continued investment in the region reinforces our commitment to our European customers to provide an in-region facility that offers the industry-leading […]

Military Helicopter Crashes in Indonesia and Kills 12 Aboard

Reading Time: 1 minute An Indonesian military helicopter crashed and burst into flames Sunday during a mission to capture the country’s most wanted militant, killing at least 12 people on board. The Bell 412-EP helicopter was carrying 13 soldiers and crew when it went down about 35 minutes after taking off from Poso district’s Watutau village, said Maj. Gen. […]

FlightSafety’s new Bell Helicopter interchangeable simulator

Reading Time: 2 minutes FlightSafety has announced the start of training using its new interchangeable Bell Helicopter 212/412EP simulator. The simulator was recently qualified to Level D by the United States Federal Aviation Administration. It is located at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. “We are pleased to further enhance and expand our Bell Helicopter training programs in Dallas,” […]