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Synchronized elevator This Bell design improves flight stability. It allows increased center of gravity to travel to make cabin load variations less critical and obviates the need of shifting battery for ballast. The elevator is controlled by the cyclic stick to compensate for load. Blue-tinted cabin Plexiglas bubble Sun glare and induction heat are greatly reduced by the 47G-2A's blue-tinted bubble to increase passenger's comfort. Ventilation is easily controlled by sliding door panels with no-draft vents. Door sections are also tinted. Fuel system Twin fuel tanks are so positioned that variation in fuel load does not affect center of gravity. Serviceable from either side of the helicopter, the tanks hold 43 U.S. gallons of fuel (162 liters). Locating tanks on top of the helicopter prevents the possibility of them being ruptured in rough terrain . . . an important safety precaution. New metal shield at the base of tanks adds further protection from damage. OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT Narco Mark V Radio Rotor Brake Dual Controls Night Flying with Rotating Beacon Fire Extinguisher First Aid Kit Float Landing Gear Litters Eight-Day Clock 100 Ampere Generator Cabin Heater & Defroster Cargo Sling [[image]] THE BELL IS EASY TO FLY When a company buys a Bell, it does not have to buy a helicopter pilot. Transition from fixed-wing to helicopter flying can be one of the simplest, most satisfying experiences in a pilot's career. The Bell training school is recognized throughout the world as the finest and most thorough. Its methods are the most advanced; classes are small, allowing close personal attention to each student. Because so much of helicopter flying is similar to fixed-wing, most pilots solo in less than ten hours and often in four or five. However, prior flight training is not a requirement for completion of helicopter pilot courses. In fact, many of today's high-time helicopter pilots had no previous time in airplanes.
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