French Court Prevents Bell From Selling Model 429 In France

LONDON – A French court has reversed its decision in a long-running legal battle between Bell Helicopter and Airbus Helicopters over patents related to the production landing skid design used on Bell’s Model 429 twin-engine helo. Airbus Helicopters – previously Eurocopter – and Bell Helicopter have...
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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