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Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

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News from Business Air News
Honda Airways purchases its first Bell 505
March 18, 2024
Honda Airways offers scenic flights, skydiving, corporate charters, flight training and provides helicopter emergency medical services.
Florida conservation organisation receives mission-equipped fleet additions
March 12, 2024
CNC Technologies has delivered full mission suite integrations of two Bell 505s and one Cessna Caravan for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Aerial Patrol gains Bell 505 for powerline and pipeline missions
March 11, 2024
The Bell 505 will be used exclusively for comprehensive utility inspections.
March 1, 2024TRU Simulation introduces lifelike, cost-effective VR flight training
February 29, 2024Bell hands 505 dealership agreement to Chinook
February 22, 2024Bell sees 505 sales take off across Asia Pacific
December 5, 2023Bell sells three to Poland's JB Investments
November 26, 2023Bell celebrates 505th Bell 505 delivery
October 3, 2023DART gains approval for Bell 505 utility basket
July 31, 2023Contracts aplenty for California's CNC Technologies
July 22, 2023Dart launches external cargo basket for Bell 505
July 1, 2023LA Fire Department adds a Bell 505 for emergency services
March 31, 2023Simrik Air brings first Jet Ranger X to Nepal
March 10, 2023Entrol unveils Bell 505-based H1000 simulator
February 27, 2023Líder Aviação turns its attention to Argentine aircraft
February 23, 2023Bell 505 makes first flight without petroleum-based fuel
December 3, 2022West Africa’s first Bell 505 lands with Bestfly
November 10, 2022Bell inks purchase deals on 505s
October 17, 2022Nebraska adds CNC mission suite to State Patrol JetRanger
October 16, 2022First Greek Bell 505 enters service with Bellavia
September 29, 2022First south east Asia SAF-fuelled helicopter takes off from Seletar
September 19, 2022EASA approves Genesys HeliSAS for Bell 505
August 16, 2022Two Bells will go to Bangladeshi Meghna
August 16, 2022Florida conservationists add two Bell 505s to aviation unit
August 16, 2022ODNR tasks Bell 505 with wildlife survey operations
August 9, 2022400th Bell 505 goes to UK businessman
July 9, 2022Alpine Aerotech 3D prints headset hangars
July 5, 2022Momentum grows for the Bell 505 in Europe
April 30, 2022Mountainflyers celebrates 2,000 flight hours with Bell 505s
April 30, 2022Two Bell 505s will join Karen fleet
April 1, 2022Omaha police takes delivery of Bell 505
March 28, 2022HelicoStore adds Bell 505 to corporate travel fleet
March 25, 2022Nebraska State police deploy custom Bell 505 mission suite from CNC
March 17, 2022First Bell 505 in West Africa will land with Bestfly
March 14, 2022Bell 505 inaugurates beach mosquito control in US
March 14, 2022Swiss operators place orders with Bell
March 10, 2022Safran and Bell explore 505 fuel initiative
February 18, 2022Ad-din becomes first Bangladeshi Bell 505 buyer
February 14, 2022Bell 505 global fleet tops 100,000 flight hours
January 12, 2022SECO tightens grip on Bell 505 business
November 19, 2021Slovakian firm signs for the country's second B505
November 19, 2021Ukrainian customers place five Bell orders
November 18, 2021German flight school adds Bell 505 to training fleet
November 5, 2021Bell to offer Arrow emergency medical kits for the 505
October 23, 2021Universal Helicopters becomes the first Bell 505 dealer in the U.S.
October 14, 2021Nebraska adds Bell 505 to police fleet
July 23, 2021GFC 600H brings bells and whistles to B505 pilots
July 14, 2021Ethiopian oil firm accepts robust Bell 505
June 10, 2021Bell 505 HeliSAS autopilot receives nod from UK
June 4, 2021Universal Helicopters embarks on mission to train B505 pilots
May 10, 2021Cargo hook gives Bell 505 a gross weight lift
April 25, 2021Bell completes a bumper year of B505 deliveries
April 8, 2021Textron raises the BAR with Ugandan B505 delivery
March 19, 2021Aero Products approved for Bell 505 field maintenance
February 8, 2021European customer receives EASA-certified B505 NXi
January 25, 2021Bell 505 has helped Mountain to climb
January 12, 2021Fort Worth PD's B505 reaffirms long Bell relationship
December 9, 2020Two Bell 505s to support Victorian vegetation management
December 9, 2020Superior training is on the Horizon in UAE
November 29, 2020Experienced RAS to sell Bell 505s in Germany
November 16, 2020AeroBrigham develops Bell 505 attachment accessory
September 26, 2020Elicompany reports high availability with Bell Jet Ranger X
September 21, 2020Bell unveils first two European AMCs
September 12, 2020Alameda brings B505 Jet Ranger X to California
August 28, 2020Utah jazzes up fleet with Jet Ranger X
July 31, 2020Tanzania is sixth African country to approve Bell 505
July 5, 2020Horizon notches up first thousand hours on B505 trainers
June 26, 2020Bell chimes in with virtual pilot training
June 9, 2020Bell includes OnePak subscription with commercial purchases
June 2, 2020Bell 429 and Bell 505 added to Pulselite approval list
March 9, 2020Utah students to benefit from Jet Ranger X
February 17, 2020Simrik Air selects Bell 505 for mountain challenges
February 5, 2020Bell selects HeliSAS as an option for 505
February 4, 2020Mountainflyers to use Bells for training and photography
February 3, 2020Bell chimes in with tech development
February 2, 2020Leon County Sheriff opts for public safety B505
February 2, 2020Alameda orders JetRanger X for public safety missions
January 28, 2020Leon updates outdated Baker with Becker
December 16, 2019Horizon takes the long view with B505 investments
December 1, 2019Horizon backs up incoming B505 fleet with Entrol sim
December 1, 2019Skilled pilots on the horizon thanks to Bell dozen
November 22, 2019Dart right on target with EASA-approved B505 floats
August 31, 2019Jet Ranger X fleet notches up 20,000 hours
August 20, 2019Jet Ranger X to get go-ahead for Garmin GFC 600H
August 18, 2019Hubi Fly takes landmark Jet Ranger X
June 8, 2019B505 to reach new heights after testing in Nepal
June 4, 2019Perspectives: Moulay puts faith in latest Bell models
June 1, 2019VNH North pioneers B505 tourism flights in Vietnam
May 21, 2019Hubi-Fly joins Bell customer ranks with 505
March 19, 2019Stockton receives Jet Ranger X for blue light work
March 19, 2019Bell 505 will be the latest flagship for PhilJets
March 12, 2019Reignwood Star approved for Bell 505 maintenance
January 3, 2019Law firm’s Bell 505 makes the case for private flying
December 4, 2018Sacramento chooses Jet Ranger X for optimal policing
September 20, 2018KIDL brings first Bell 505 to Kenya
June 12, 2018RUAG completes 8C check and closes Bern-Belp
April 13, 2018Helimo adds cost-effective 505
April 5, 2018Heli-Alps buys first Bell 505 for turbine training
December 13, 2017Bell 505 Jet Ranger X piques interest following EASA certification
September 30, 2015JB is first off the blocks to show Jet Ranger X in Poland
July 7, 2015Jet Ranger gains 'traction' in Israel with two more signings
April 7, 2015Bell and Turbomeca to offer Bell 505 service by the hour
April 7, 2015Middle East operators signal intent for Bell rotorcraft
February 12, 2015Wallan signs for Falcon 5X and three Bell rotorcraft to stay ahead in Middle East
September 10, 2014Me & my aircraft: Single engine helicopters – Single helis are adaptable and robust, with twin benefits at lower cost
July 3, 2014Aerospeed signs up for Jet Ranger X
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