Bell, May 22, 2018 - The Bell 505 cargo hook has been approved by the FAA to carry up to 2,000 lbs.
Northwest Helicopters will use the cargo hook capabilities for lifting air conditioning units, building materials and carrying water cargo for firefighting operations.
“mission versatility Is AT The ROOT OF The jet ranger legacy and It was extremely important to continue that heritage when we Designed the Bell 505,” said Lashan bonaparte, program director, bell 505.
“this is an important enhancement to the aircraft, specIfically for our parapublic and utility operators. ”