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Textron’s Bell Subsidiary Opens Wichita Facility to Support Aerospace Programs


Bell has opened an office in Wichita, Kan., that will house the Textron subsidiary's corporate, manufacturing, supply chain and engineering functions and programs that support aerospace customers. The new facility is part of an investment to grow Bell operations after the U.S. Army selected the aircraft manufacturer to participate in two of the service branch's modernization programs, Textron said Thursday.

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Collins Aerospace to Provide Rescue Hoist Tech for California Aerial Firefighting Helicopters

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has selected United Technologies Corp.'s Collins Aerospace unit to provide a rescue hoist technology to be used on a fleet of S-70i Firehawk helicopters. Collins Aerospace said Wednesday it will supply Goodrich 44318 hoists to CAL FIRE and the fire departments of Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties.

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