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August 06, 2023

Bell H-1 Fleet Passes 500,000 Flight Hours

Bell's Combat Helo Family Continues the March Onwards

Bell's family of H-1 helicopters continues to rack up the hours, with the H-1 Viper and Venom passing the half-million flight hour mark across the worldwide fleet. The aircraft have continued to be a favorite among pilots and troops alike, thanks to a competent blend of performance, flying dynamics, and firepower. The H-1 family has even found fans overseas, helped along by the aircraft's compact, easily shipped frame and simple parts support. Despite the Viper's age, the basic design has continued to see updates to remain modern with a suite of power upgrades, electrical modifications, improved datalink capabilities, and weapons integration.

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