Bell Jet Ranger X Makes First Flight

Bell Helicopter secured its largest single order to date for its new Model 505 Jet Ranger X as flight testing began for the light-turbine helicopter. The company on Nov. 12 announced it had received a letter of intent from Chinese customer Reignwood Investment, Ltd., for 50 of the helicopter. The...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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