News about Bell 205
Vector Aerospace Unveils UH-1H3 Upgrade, 26-Apr-17 : California’s San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department presented its Vector Aerospace UH-1H3 (“Hot, High, Heavy”) upgraded Huey
American Aerial Firefighters in Chile, 15-Feb-17 : Georgia based Helicopter Express, under contract by the Chilean government CONAF for 100 days, shipped 3 Bell 205A++ and one K-MAX by An-124 to respond to biggest forest fires in Chile’s history
Kenya Receives Huey II, 02-Dec-16 : U.S. Ambassador to Kenya delivered first six of eight Bell Huey II helicopters to the Kenya Air Force in a ceremony at Laikipia Air Base
Aurora to Develop Unmanned UH-1H, 10-Nov-16 : Aurora Flight Sciences ’s Tactical Autonomous Aerial Logistics System (TALOS), part of the Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System (AACUS), will be integrated on a UH-1H Huey helicopter
HTC Metal Main Rotor Blades for Bell Helicopters, 18-Oct-16 : Helicopter Technology Company (HTC) offers metal main rotor blades for commercial Bell 204B, 205 and 205A-1, along with various UH-1 model restricted category helicopters
Repainted Huey at Veterans Park, Dothan, Alabama, 29-Aug-16 : The Bell UH-1H Huey on static display at the Veterans Park in Dothan, Alabama received a paint restoration by Commercial Jet
Ft McMurray Wildfire Relief Efforts, 31-May-16 : Mustang Helicopters and Helicopter Transport Services joined the relief efforts in Alberta, Canada following the wildfire outbreak
Texas National Guard MedEvac Exercise in Chile, 26-Apr-16 : The Texas Air National Guard C-130H2 Hercules deployed to Chile for FIDAE participated in a medical air-evacuation exercise with a Chilean Air Force UH-1H Huey after the expo
Seventh Huey II Kit to Colombian Air Force, 30-Mar-16 : FIDAE 2016 The Colombian Air Force (FAC) had accepted their seventh Huey II Kit in order to revitalize the UH-1H fleet. All conversions have been completed in-country.
Dakota Air Parts Begins Uplift of New Zealand Hueys, 01-Mar-16 : Heli-Expo 2016 After nearly 50 years of active service in the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) the UH-1H were offered for sale through an international tender process in 2015
FAA Certifies MEGA Basket for Bell 205 and 212, 16-Dec-15 : Canadian Aero Design announce FAA certification of The Aero Design MEGA Basket for the Bell 205 and 212 helicopters
Cargo Hook Kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412, 03-Dec-15 : Onboard Systems announced that its non-rotating cargo hook kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412 aircraft have been STC certified by the FAA.
New Zealand Sells UH-1H Helicopters, 17-Sep-15 : The retired Royal New Zealand Air Force UH-1H helicopter fleet has been sold to Dakota Air Parts in the U.S. 10 (of the 13 airframes) total sale was in the $3-5 million range.
UH-1 Composite Main Rotor Blades Available, 26-Aug-15 : Advanced Composite Structures Florida (ACSF) and Stone Aviation International (SAI) announced that Bell UH-1H helicopters may now use Dornier Composite Main Rotor Blades with approved serial numbers
Beyond the Horizon 2015 at El Salvador, 08-May-15 : U.S. and Salvadoran helicopter pilots have partnered to enhance their casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) capabilities during the U.S. Army-led humanitarian exercise Beyond the Horizon 2015.
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| 07-May-15 - Final Tour for Royal New Zealand Air Force Hueys |
03-Mar-15 - BLR Aerospace: 850th FastFin System Heli-Expo 2015
06-Feb-15 - Bell 205 and 212 Aero Design MEGA Basket
18-Dec-14 - RNZAF Helicopter Fleet Integrated in 3 Squadron
18-Feb-14 - Vector Aerospace UH-1H modified cockpit
12-Jun-13 - Last USAF UH-1H to the New York police
14-Jun-12 - RNZAF sends UH-1Hs to assist Papua New Guinea elections
20-Jun-11 - Bell Helicopter Huey II Fleet Surpasses 300,000 Flight Hours
09-Oct-09 - Guard retires UH-1 Huey after 50 years of service
03-Oct-08 - TH-1H reaches first student training flight milestone
11-Nov-05 - First TH-1H Huey Trainer Delivered to USAF
28-Oct-05 - Air Force introduces new helicopter for pilot training
01-Sep-99 - Colombian Police Received UH-1H