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How a flight test of a $500 million-plus new Bell commercial helicopter went horribly wrong

On the fateful morning of July 6, 2016, Bell Textron Inc. test pilots Jason Grogan and Erik Boyce took off from Arlington Municipal Airport in the striking, orange-painted Bell 525 Relentless test aircraft at 10:38 a.m. and flew to the company’s flight test area south of Midlothian. Just 70 minutes later catastrophe struck. The experimental […]