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This model was originally built in Max 13 near to scale (within 3-4% of scale) and fully textured. It comes with all the materials and textures shown in renderings here. It is available in several formats for a wide variety of end users. This model comes with many different liveries. It is built to be used in in-flight or airport ground animations and video or simulation. It can also be used to populate an airport scene. The model has animated rotor and tail-rotor. The cockpit is semi detailed including control yoke, cyclic, rudder pedals, seating and instrument panel.
The Bell 206 is a family of two blade, single or twin-engine helicopters. It was originally developed as a light observation helicopter for the US Army, but was not selected and was redesigned for commercial use. The new design was eventually picked up by the US Army as an observation helicopter OH-58 Kiowa. The first Bell 206 flew in 1966. Ross Perot and Jay Coburn flew a Bell 206 named the Spirit of Texas around the world in 29 Days and 3 hours. It was the first round the world flight by a helicopter.