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Thursday, June 30, 2011

OH-58 Block II Completes Hot & High Testing

Bell Helicopter has completed test flights in Colorado of the OH-58 Block II demonstrator in high and hot conditions. Test pilots flew the helicopter at several different altitudes and temperatures to test its performance at a minimum altitude of 6,000 feet on a 95-degree day (6K/95), according to a Bell spokesman. The manufacturer is testing the OH-58 Block II in anticipation of future 6K/95 performance requirements from the U.S. Army.
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