The key difference between them being the source of supply and the armaments / avionics (although they are essentially "equivelant" armaments and avionics).
just now, ARINC has advertised for technicians to be based in Taji to service the avionics of the Armed Bell 407 ... showing that the type is entering service quietly in iraq.
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Job Title: Bell 407 Avionics/Electrical Technician
Location: TAJI, IRAQ International International
Salary Range: Neg-
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ARINC Technical Services‘ Taji, Iraq location is seeking a Bell 407 Avionics/Electrical Flight Line Technician.
This position will:
Perform and supervise operational maintenance, modifications, installs, troubleshoots and check on avionics, communication and electrical system Bell 407 helicopters
Certify work to applicable air worthiness standards - Provide training to technicians to ensure they are fully qualified as aircraft maintenance technicians
Perform intermediate and phase maintenance on Bell 407 helicopters avionics, communication and electrical systems
Perform operational checks, analyze malfunctions, inspect, remove, adjust, install and maintain avionics and electrical systems/components, to include bench checks on test stands
Position requires overseas travels for 12 months