Bell’s 525 Relentless makes first flight

Bell Helicopters’ fly-by-wire 525 Relentless on its first flight. (Bell Helicopters)

Bell Helicopter's fly-by-wire 525 Relentless made its first flight on July 1 from the company’s assembly center in Amarillo, Texas. Unveiled at Heli-Expo in 2012, the 525’s first flight test started with a taxi test and ground maneuvering before lifting off into a hover. Once airborne, the aircraft N525TA … [Read more...]