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Bell 525 Full Scale Mock-up on Display at Dubai South VIP Terminal

Now until the first week of November, a full-scale mock-up of the Bell 525 is on display at the Dubai South VIP Terminal, inviting passengers transiting through the airport a unique opportunity to experience the next-generation helicopter coming to market. Credit: Bell The aircraft is a game changer for the industry and brings new technological… Read More ›

Bell 429 celebrates over 330,000 hours of operation

More than 325 Bell 429 aircraft in operation configured for various mission sets. Footprint Continues to Grow with New International Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is excited to announce that the Bell 429 global fleet has exceeded 330,000 hours of operation. With 325 aircraft in operation configured for various mission sets, the Bell… Read More ›

Helite Aviation will receive the first Bell 505 with VVip configuration

  Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) signed a VIP interior in the first commercially operated Bell 505 today at Heli-Expo. Montreal, QC based, Helite Aviation has ordered the first Bell 505 MAGnificent to be operated as a commercial, for hire aircraft in the North American region. Helite’s Bell 505 will be customized by Mecaer  and… Read More ›

V-22 Osprey Fleet Tops 400,000 Flight Hours

…The Bell Boeing V-22 is continuing to achieve outstanding mission success, performing missions only capable with tiltrotor technology.

Bell Helicopter Prague Delivers First Fully Customized Aircraft From New State-of-the-Art Facility.

The company continues to expand its capabilities to better serve European customers. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the completion of the first fully customized aircraft from its new European state-of-the-art Customization and Delivery Center located in Prague. The customer, Air Transport Europe of Slovakia, recently accepted three newly customized Bell 429… Read More ›

Pictures of the day 2: Safran

Helicopter engines Safran is the world’s leading manufacturer of gas turbine engines for both civil and military helicopters. We design, produce, sell and support a complete range of turbine engines for this market. More than 18,000 Turbomeca engines already power helicopters built by the world’s leading manufacturers: Airbus Helicopters, AVIC, Sikorsky, Bell Helicopter, Finmeccanica Helicopters… Read More ›

Bell 429 to feature in Red Bull TV Series, The Horn

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is proud to announce that a Bell 429 will feature in this season’s Red Bull TV series, The Horn. Launching On Demand globally on Red Bull TV on October 17, the six-part original docuseries is shot through the first responders’ eyes and set in the shadows of the… Read More ›

Bell Helicopter to Display Latest Commercial and Military Products at Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today its participation at the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016 (JA2016) held October 12 through October 15 at Tokyo Big Sight. Leadership from Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation and Textron Systems will be available in booth #W3-018 to discuss their innovative product lines, customizable aircraft offerings, as… Read More ›

Textron Aviation supports business aviation growth in China.

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) that three years after establishing a joint venture between Cessna Aircraft Company and China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company (CAIGA), deliveries of the Cessna Caravan single-engine utility turboprop have increased nearly 80 percent in country. Textron… Read More ›

BELL 505 JET RANGER X UNVEILED IN POLAND.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, in collaboration with JB Investments, last week introduced for the first time in Poland, the new multi mission Bell 505 Jet Ranger X™ aircraft mockup at the XXIII MSPO International Defense Industry Exhibition in Warsaw. A reception was held at JB Investments’ private airbase near Warsaw to… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER DELIVERS BELL 412EPI TO CHONGQING GENERAL AVIATION.

Aircraft is the First Bell 412 Type Certified Aircraft in China. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the delivery of a Bell 412EPI to Chongqing General Aviation (CQGA). The helicopter is the first certified Bell 412 type aircraft to operate in China and will be used for fire-fighting missions. A delivery… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER INTRODUCES THE FIRST TWO BELL 429S TO POLAND.

New Aircraft to be Configured for Corporate Missions Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced signed purchase agreements with two private customers for the first two Bell 429s to be delivered in Poland. The deal became official during a formal signing ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA). The agreement was signed on behalf of Bell… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER EXPANDS MISSION CAPABILITIES IN CHINA.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) announced the sale of two Bell 412EPI and two Bell 407GX aircraft to Chongqing General Aviation Co., Ltd. The signing marks the first Bell aircraft to be used in China for parapublic missions, including firefighting and search and rescue (SAR). The four aircraft are the first Bell Helicopters purchased by Chongqing General… Read More ›

TRANSPORT CANADA AND THE NATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION AGENCY OF BRAZIL CERTIFY THE BELL 429WLG.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the initial certification of the Bell 429WLG by Transport Canada and the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil. Unveiled in October 2013 at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference, the helicopter combines the advanced capabilities of the Bell 429 with the added operational flexibility of retractable wheeled landing gear…. Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER SHOWCASES NEXT GENERATION PRODUCTS AND UPGRADES AT 2013 DUBAI AIRSHOW.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will have a strong presence at the2013 Dubai Airshow, the Middle East’s leading aerospace event, held at Dubai World Central November 17-21. Bell Helicopter will feature a number of commercial and military aircraft on static display, showcasing their outstanding capabilities to meet the unique mission requirements in… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER UNVEILS THE BELL 429WLG AT NBAA 2013.

Announces First Commercial Order from Rio Iruya. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will display the Bell 429WLG for the first time at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2013 conference, held this year in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 22 to 24. The aircraft is an upgrade to the Bell 429 and features wheeled landing gear in place of… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER FURTHERS MARKET PRESENCE AT AVIATION EXPO CHINA: AGREEMENTS FOR 14 AIRCRAFT SIGNED AT EXPO.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) continues to expand its regional presence in China, announcing several recent purchase agreements with new and returning customers in the growing Chinese marketplace. While at Aviation Expo China, Bell Helicopter signed an agreement to sell two Bell 407GXs to General Dynamic Aero Industry. “The Bell 407GX continues to gain… Read More ›

AERONAUTICAL ACCESSORIES ADDS NEW BELL 407 ITEMS.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced two new accessories for the Bell 407 including a self-sealing fuel cell kit and a passenger ballistic protection system. The new products will be distributed under Bell Helicopters‘s Aeronautical Accessories brand. The Bell 407 Self-Sealing Fuel Cell Kit is an alternative to the Bell 407 standard… Read More ›

BELL HELICOPTER WINS DELAWARE STATE POLICE CONTRACT FOR TWO BELL 429S.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that it has secured an agreement with the Delaware State Police for the supply of two Bell 429 aircraft. The multi-mission configured Bell 429s will be utilized for both airborne law enforcement operations and helicopter emergency medical services. “For the mission and operations for the Delaware State Police, we… Read More ›

SKYBOOKS TO BE OFFERED ON ALL MD HELICOPTERS 2013 DELIVERIES.

SkyBOOKS Inc., a subsidiary of Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is pleased to announce all new 2013 MD Helicopter deliveries will receive a complimentary 12 month subscription to the SkyBOOKS Flight Operations and Maintenance Tracking Program. “The agreement between MD Helicopters, SkyBOOKS and our customers allows us to offer enhanced services to… Read More ›

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