April 10, 2013
Becomes 17th Country To Approve The 500 Pound Increase The Indonesian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has granted approval for the Bell 429 to fly at an increased maximum gross weight of 7,500 lbs. Indonesia marks the seventeenth country to approve the increased maximum gross weight. The DGCA’s approval is based on Transport Canada's certification and allows the aircraft to carry an additional 500 lbs. of fuel and/or payload.
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