Bell Helicopter is hoping its Model 505 JetRanger X, with a price tag of just over $1 million, can help it regain dominance of the light helicopter market sector it created, but ultimately let others dictate. The company sold more than 6,000 of the original Model 206 JetRangers but failed to invest in the aircraft beyond the 1980s, leaving its competitors to bring innovation and new technology to the market. Short, Light and Single-Engine European and FAA certification to follow ...
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