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First pilots training center for newest Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in Russia

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First pilots training center for newest Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in Russia - Maintenance / Trainings publisher
Dmitry Petrochenko
Country: Russian Federation Aircraft: Helicopters

The official representative of Bell Helicopter in Russia and Ukraine Jet Transfer and Heliports of Russia within the framework of IX «HeliRussia 2016" International exhibition of the helicopter industry, have signed a memorandum on the organization of aviation training center on the territory Heliports of Russia to train pilots for the newest helicopter Bell 505 Jet Ranger X.

"Cooperation with Heliports of Russia is especially interesting for us due to pilot's training pilots on Bell 505 helicopter, as interest in the Russian market is growing for this type. By the time of first delivery of bell 505 to Russia we will have a training center, which is essential for the promotion of the product on the market "- General Director of Jet Transfer Alexander Evdokimov commented on the signing.

By the  April 2016 Bell Helicopter has received more than 380 pre-commitments for 505 Jet Ranger X. According to Textron General Director (parent company to Bell Helicopter) - Scott Donnelly delivery of the first helicopterof this type  is likely to begin in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Bell-505 Jet Ranger X was presented to the public for the first time back in February 2014. Bell-505 Jet Ranger X - a light five-seat helicopter with Turbomeca Arrius 2R engine, FADEC system, a cruising speed of 232 km / h, a range of 667 km and a payload of 1500 kg. It offers helicopter customers a fully integrated "glass cockpit" to reduce pilot workload, an excellent overview of the crew and avionics G1000H. An additional security feature is a high inertia rotor, which gives excellent opportunities autorotation.


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