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Government Bell receives order for Ospreys

Bell receives order for Ospreys

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Commentary: Universities and COVID-19: Charting turbulent times

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Linear Labs introduces electric motor that will fit inside a pocket

Leading the new wave of electrification, a Fort Worth-based technology company has built an electric motor that can fit inside one's pocket,...
Robert Francis
Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

 

Bell Helicopter and Boeing Co. were awarded an additional $4.9 billion contract for work on 99 V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft that follows a $1.4 billion preliminary contract from last year. The order, with a combined value of $6.3 billion, will send 92 MV-22 aircraft to the Marine Corps and 7 CV-22 aircraft to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. Boeing and Bell Helicopter jointly build the V-22 aircraft, or Osprey, a craft that uses tiltrotor technology to combine the speed and range of a fixed-wing airplane with the vertical performance of a helicopter hat can fly as a plane. The aircraft are assembled in Amarillo with many of the parts manufactured in the Fort Worth area.  

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