FAA To Consider Part 27 Weight Limits, But Denies Bell 429 Increase
Kerry LynchAugust 27, 2012
FAA plans to seek public input on the weight limitations for helicopters under Part 27, but rejected a request by Bell Helicopter to boost the gross weight of the 429 helo beyond the 7,000-lb. threshold. Bell filed the request earlier this year to increase the 429’s weight from the certified level...
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