Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Taking the Wraps Off of Ambitious Bell Magellan Project
Sky Talk/The Star-Telegram
Bell Helicopter will soon take the wraps off the Magellan project, its most ambitious non-military aircraft development program ever.
Bell will unveil details about the new commercial helicopter at a trade show in Dallas next month, and company officials aren’t talking about it until then. But the Star-Telegram has learned a few key details about the scope of the effort.
Magellan is a $500 million-plus effort to develop an all new long-range helicopter to haul workers and supplies to offshore oil rigs 200 or more miles out to sea. Full Story