By Alain J. Pelletier
This article seems on the heritage of the plane brands Bell, whose relations of helicopters were produced of their hundreds of thousands for miltary and civil operations around the world. It additionally bargains with the extra unorthadox airplane equipped prior to and through global struggle II.
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