Bell To Test 407-Class FC-X Anti-torque System

Credit: Bell Innovations will begin full-scale hybrid electric anti-torque system tests this summer and set up an autonomous flight control Systems Integration Laboratory (SIL) by early 2018: Bell Helicopter
FORT WORTH—Bell Helicopter’s FC-X mockup concept demonstrator is proving to be more than just a talking point. The company’s innovations team in Fort Worth is preparing to demonstrate a full-scale Bell 407/429-class cross-flow fan anti-torque system and hopes to switch it on this summer. A thrust...

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