The greatest design strength of helicopters, the horizontal main rotor blade that lets the aircraft take off and land vertically, is also its greatest design issue: as the main rotor spins, it generates enormous amounts of torque, which, if left unopposed, will cause the rest of the helicopter to spin as well, rendering it completely uncontrollable. To balance out this torque, the vertical tail rotor spins in opposition of the main rotor to cancel out the rotary effect.
Bell Helicopter, a company and global manufacturer of aircrafts under Textron Inc., recently disclosed their rebranding to be known simply as “Bell.” By developing a new branding strategy along with created a more modern logo for the company, it can be noted that the company is focusing and planting their focus on both innovation and customer experience. Bell will follow through with the rebranding of the company within the next year.
The well-known helicopter manufacturer, Bell Helicopter, recently signed an agreement with Reignwood International Investment Group. This agreement was for an extra purchase of fifty more Bell 505 Jet Ranger X light singles over the next 3 years. It also allows for the company to become the exclusive reseller in regard to the 505, located in China, and also create a delivery and maintenance facility for the 505.
The United Nations is one of the world’s largest peace keeping organization that is stationed in many parts of the world that require assist with civil war and other life threating events. Since 2013 the UN has been stationed in Mali to keep the peace by overseeing a peace treaty that was signed by the African government and the Tuareg-led rebels. Over the years the area of Mali continues to be under attack by the AQIM terrorist group forcing the German Military to increase their own to join the UN.
Asap Semi upgrades their systems monthly to keep up with competitors and innovated from other companies. We also like to upgrade things to keep up with suppliers and stay in the game. Airod recently gave Sikorsky their first upgrade to their S-61A-4 Nuri, which is a transport helicopter. This upgrade sound be good for at least ten years, which involves then receiving an all-new glass cockpit and the rotorcrafts avionics. This upgrade also changed the electronics to have a digital flight display and a moving map.
The German federal police have recently purchased three new H215 multi role rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters. The estimated time of delivery for these new H215 are to be delivered around the early months of 2019. The German federal police better known as the Bundespolizei will be using these helicopters for vigorous activities that are a part of their life risking tasks such as maritime emergencies and police missions.