Now entering the final stages of designing its Model 525 Relentless medium twin, Bell Helicopter is taking lessons not only from its own past, but from another major manufacturer. Build will start in the second quarter, aiming for a first flight in 2014. In planning the 525 program, Bell stole a page from Boeing's 777 design manual, creating teams representing all aspects of the industry to create an aircraft from the ground up to meet its customers' needs. Bell created a customer ...


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