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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 19:25:54 GMT
Paul Oldroyd added to Carbon Fiber conference agenda  -  CompositesWorld
CompositesWorld reports that Paul Oldroyd, technical fellow, manufacturing and engineering process development at Bell Helicopter Textron (Fort Worth, Texas), has been added as a keynote speaker to the Carbon Fiber conference agenda. He will speak on ...
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 04:16:58 GMT
Bell Signs LOI For Bell 407GXP With First Japanese Customer  -  Aviation Week
EuroTec Japan has signed a purchase agreement for the first Bell 407GXP in Japan with Bell Helicopter. The aircraft will be used for corporate and VIP transport throughout the region. The deal was signed at the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:52:27 GMT
Bell Signs First European Customer For Customer Advantage Plan  -  Aviation Week
Bell Helicopter has signed its first European VIP customer for its Customer Advantage Plan, which provides comprehensive coverage for daily operations. The customer, located in Belgium, operates a Bell 407GXP. Bell's plans offer a fixed-cost-per-flight ...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:41:16 GMT
Textron completes inaugural Aerosonde HQ flight demonstration  -  Amarillo.com
Textron Inc., the parent company of Bell Helicopter, has completed its first customer demonstration of the Aerosonde HQ, a new unmanned, multi-rotor, tilt-rotor aircraft that combines vertical takeoff and landing capabilities with the speed and ...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:19:24 GMT

Throwback Thursday: Bell Helicopter plant in 1974  -  Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Bell Helicopter has been making helicopters in Fort Worth for decades. And on April 23, 1974, the helicopter maker delivered its 20,000th helicopter to the U.S. Army. In advance of the milestone, the Star-Telegram went inside Bell's main plant where ...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:20:06 GMT

Bell Helicopter records lower sales and profit in third quarter  -  Fort Worth Star Telegram
Sales and profit at Fort Worth-based Bell Helicopter declined in the third quarter as its parent Textron reported a small drop in operating profit. Bell's profit for the three months ended Oct. 1 was $97 million, down $2 million from last year ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:13:07 GMT
Bell Helicopter Strengthens Global Support  -  Aviation International News
Agrarflug Helilift, a member of the Bell Helicopter authorized customer service network, is working to strengthen its maintenance offerings for the Bell 212 and 412. The Germany-based company plans to expand its capabilities to include medium tailboom ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:07:26 GMT

Bell Helicopter announces Japan launch customer for Customer Advantage Plans  -  Aerospace Manufacturing and Design (press release)
Tokyo, Japan – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, welcomed the first customer for its Customer Advantage Plan (CAP) support solution in Japan. SECO International officials signed a letter of intent (LOI) for CAP coverage of their two future Bell ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:47:24 GMT
TRU Expanding Helicopter Sim Offerings  -  Aviation International News
TRU is moving into the civilian helicopter realm in a big way, building and deploying helicopter simulators for Textron's Bell Helicopter subsidiary and working to provide other OEM simulators to third-party training providers, this summer signing a ...
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:36:13 GMT

Bell details Japan orders  -  Shephard Media
On 14 October Bell Helicopter signed a purchase agreement to deliver a Bell 407GXP helicopter to EuroTec Japan – the first of the type to be ordered in Japan. EuroTec Japan is a leasing transport, service and support company. The aircraft will be ...