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January 09, 2022

Bell 429 Passes 1/2 Million Flight Hours

Twin-Engine Helicopter Proving Itself In Global Use

Bell's 429 has passed another milestone with a cumulative 500,000 global fleet hours, a landmark for the multipurpose helicopter. More than 400 have been delivered to customers all over the world, serving as corporate ferry, air ambulance, survey, and utility aircraft. The lightweight and wide undertail clamshell doors made it a favorite for those operators needing cavernous interior space with an affordable, reliable propulsion system. The 429 has become a valuable workhorse for a number of prestigious rescue and law enforcement agencies, flying anywhere from the metropolitan New York landscape to the Swiss Alps.

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CEO of MagniX Steps Down

After 4 Years With The Electric Aircraft Developer, Roei Ganzarski Moves On

Roei Ganzarski posted a notice to his Linkedin account that after 4 years with the electric aircraft company he would be ending his tenure. MagniX saw a number of milestones under his tutelage that he named in his farewell address, along with a brief recollection of his most memorable occasions. "I am so proud of what we were able to achieve during the last four years at magniX including, to name a few:" he began. He recalls "the world's first all-electric commercially-focused flights" with the company's electrically-propelled Cessna eCaravan and its later flight tests that saw the tester reach 8,000 feet. That aircraft made magniX the "first and still only propulsion

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