Both Scott’s Helicopter Services and THC have enjoyed a long relationship with Bell Helicopter and they see no reason for this to change. Being an expert on the Model 47 they have provided Model 47 operators and maintenance organizations with educational sessions for many years.
Churchill feels there is a market for the light-helicopter, albeit small. He concludes by explaining the ultimate goal: to build a new production SB47 with all the enhanced features powered by the RR300 turbine engine. He feels using this turbine engine will also allow them to explore increasing the overhaul period on the airframe. There’s lots of excitement brewing in the cornfields of Southern Minnesota. AMT
The Scott Churchill Group consists of, Scott’s – Bell 47, Scott’s Helicopter Services, and Texas Helicopter Corp. For more information visit www.ScottsBell47.com, www.scottshelicopter.com, and www.texashelico.com.
Ronald Donner has spent his entire life devoted to aviation and he holds FAA certificates as an A&P/IA, and a Commercial Pilot with Single and Multi Engine Land, Instrument Airplane and Glider ratings.
Chris Meyer has been appointed General Manager of SB47.
ATP is partnering with Scotts-Bell to provide single-source, digital, technical publications services for the Bell 47 helicopter.
Lycoming has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) type certification for the Lycoming IO-580-B1A engine.
The alliance between the leader in spare parts supplies and the leader in Rolls-Royce M250 MRO will result in benefits to their respective customers.