Tag Archives: Bell Helicopter

Breaking Defense: UK Seeks Potential Spawns of US Medium-Lift Aircraft Development Program

U.K.’s ministry of defense has monitored the ongoing U.S. Joint Multirole Technology Demonstrator that seeks to develop a medium-lift vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with updated capacity, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Richard Whittle writes U.K. can potentially get involved with the JMR-TD program and acquire future aircraft spawned from the effort. Bryan Finlay, senior engineer …

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Philippine Defense Dept Buys 8 Bell Helicopters; C.M. Hwang Comments

The Philippines’ National Defense Department has purchased eight Bell Helicopter-built choppers under a memorandum of understanding with Canadian Commercial Corp. as the country seeks to modernize its helicopter fleet. Textron‘s Bell Helicopter will work to configure five of the 412EP helicopters for combat and relief operations while the remaining 412s …

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Boeing-Bell Osprey Takes First Presidential Support Flight

The Marine Corps deployed several Osprey aircraft Saturday to escort a presidential flight to the island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, CNN reported Saturday. Greg Clary writes the MV-22 tilt rotor planes transported White House staff, media representatives and Secret Service agents during the weekend. Boeing and Bell Helicopter jointly …

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