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Bell Announces 400th Bell 505 Delivery

Bell Announces 400th Bell 505 Delivery

Bell Announces 400th Bell 505 Delivery
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the 400th Bell 505 delivery to European customer Al Barratt, who joined by the Bell leadership team to receive the customized Bell 505 at a delivery ceremony at Bell’s Mirabel, Canada, facility. Barratt is co-founder of Grenade and owner of Cotswold Aviation, both based in the United Kingdom.
Queensland Police Service Selects Three Bell 429 Helicopters for POLAIR Fleet
Queensland Police Service Selects Three Bell 429 Helicopters for POLAIR Fleet
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the selection of three new Bell 429 helicopters for the Queensland Police Service’s POLAIR fleet. The aircraft, which will be an expected delivery of fourth quarter 2023, will be used to patrol southeast Queensland and support crime-fighting efforts in the community.
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces a signed purchase agreement for a Bell 505 to BESTFLY, an Angolan aviation company, with the intent to purchase a second 505 within six months. This is the first 505 sale in Angola and West Africa. The first aircraft is expected to be delivered October 2022, and the second aircraft expected delivery date is October 2023. The aircraft will be used for corporate transportation around the country.
Bell Completes Successful Demonstration for NASA SIO Extension in Collaboration with Hillwood and Northwest ISD, AirSim
Bell Completes Successful Demonstration for NASA SIO Extension in Collaboration with Hillwood and Northwest ISD, AirSim
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces the Autonomous Pod Transport’s (APT) successful demonstration of a ground-based detect-and-avoid (DAA) flight, fulfilling an extension for its NASA Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) project. The APT DAA demonstration showcased the aircraft’s ground radar system integration and its capabilities when navigating airspace traffic and requirements, a critical component needed for future advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicles.
Bell 407GXi Gains Momentum in European Region with Multiple Purchase Agreements
Bell 407GXi Gains Momentum in European Region with Multiple Purchase Agreements
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces purchase agreements for five aircraft to customers in Ukraine. The signature ceremony was held at European Rotors with Heliclub Ukraine LLC, the official Bell representative in Ukraine. The signed purchase agreements include two Bell 505s, two Bell 429s, and one Bell 407GXi with the newly certified instrument flight rules (IFR) configuration.

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