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AVIONEWS at "Le Bourget" (9): demonstrative flight of Bell-Agusta BA-609
Paris, France - Second public flight of the tilt-rotor
At the last edition we saw the full-scale mock-up, proudly displayed at the "Le Bourget air show". This year, the BA-609, tilt rotor created in cooperation by Italian Agusta, Finmeccanica Group, and American Bell, flies for real and it flies for the second time publicly on the occasion of this important air show which is being held these days nearby Paris.
The actual first flight of the Italian-American...
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