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Oct
03
2022

FreeFlight Systems TSO’d TERRAIN Series RADALTs to be implemented on Helicopter Institute’s diverse training fleet

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DALLAS, TX, October 3, 2022 – FreeFlight Systems, a NextGen aviation leader specializing in avionics design, development, and manufacturing, today announced that Helicopter Institute, an industry-leading OEM-alternative pilot training provider, has selected FreeFlight Systems’ TERRAIN Series radar altimeters for their fleet of Bell 206, Bell 407, Bell 505, Airbus AS350, MD500, MD600, and Robinson R44 aircraft.

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Tags: A350 Airbus Airbus Helicopters Bell Bell 206 Bell 407 Bell 505 Bell Flight Free Flight Systems FreeFlight MD500 MD600 NextGen R44 Robinson
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Sep
29
2022

Bell Announces a Signed Purchase Agreement for First SUBARU Bell 412EPXs Sold in Europe

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Fort Worth, TX (Sept. 29, 2022) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed purchase agreement for two SUBARU Bell 412EPX helicopters to the Republic of Croatia’s Ministry of Interior. This marks a significant milestone in the region as the first purchase agreement for SUBARU Bell 412 EPXs in Europe. The expected delivery date of the aircraft is October 2023.

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Tags: Bell Bell 412EPX Bell Textron Subaru Textron
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Sep
19
2022

Bell Selects Sierra Nevada Corporation for its High-Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing Development Team

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National Harbor, MD (Sept. 19, 2022) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has entered into a teaming agreement with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a global aerospace and national security company, for Bell’s High-Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing (HSVTOL) aircraft. As part of the collaboration, SNC will specifically support the design and development of mission systems for HSVTOL variants. 

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Tags: Bell Bell Flight Bell Textron HSVTOL Sierra Nevada Corporation
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Aug
23
2022

Bell Makes Debut as First Major Helicopter Manufacturer to Exhibit at ONS 2022

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Stavanger, Norway (23 August 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the Bell 525 Relentless mockup will be on display at the 2022 ONS Conference and Exhibit, August 27 through September 2. As the first and only helicopter company exhibiting at the event, Bell will provide aircraft tours and discuss the superior support and service offerings available for customers. 

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Tags: Bell Bell 525 Bell Textron Textron
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Aug
16
2022

SUBARU BELL 412EPX Joins San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

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Fort Worth, TX (16 August 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the signed purchase agreement by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department for a SUBARU BELL 412EPX. The Emergency Operations Division will utilize the SUBARU BELL 412EPX for critical missions in San Bernadino as well as provide mutual aid assistance to neighboring counties in Southern California.

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Tags: Bell Bell 412EPX Bell Flight Bell Textron Subaru Textron
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Jul
29
2022

Volusia County Sheriff’s Aviation Unit Adds Two Bell 407GXis

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Fort Worth, TX (28 July 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today the signed purchase agreement for two Bell 407GXi helicopters to Volusia County Sheriff’s Aviation Unit. This makes a total of five Bell 407 aircraft to serve in multi-mission special operations in their fleet.

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Tags: Bell Bell 407GXi Bell Textron Textron Volusia County Sheriff
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Jul
28
2022

Two Bell 505s Join Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Aviation Unit

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Fort Worth, TX (28 July 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today the signed purchase agreement for two Bell 505 aircraft to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The two Bell 505 will aid in multi-mission law enforcement operations for FWC’s Division of Law Enforcement.

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Bell Textron Florida Fish and Wildlife FWC Textron
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Jul
27
2022

New York Police Department Aviation Unit Selects SUBARU BELL 412EPX

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Fort Worth, TX (27 July 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today the signed purchase agreement for two SUBARU BELL 412EPX aircraft to the New York Police Department Aviation Unit. The two aircraft will be the ninth Bell product to join the NYPD rotorcraft fleet and will be configured for Search and Rescue (SAR) missions. 

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Tags: Bell Bell Flight Bell Textron NYPD Subaru Bell 412EPX Textron
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Jul
13
2022

Life Flight Network Adds Additional Bell 407GXi Aircraft

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Fort Worth, TX (13 July, 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today the signed purchase agreement for four Bell 407GXi aircraft to Life Flight Network. Life Flight Network currently operates a fleet of 53 aircraft and with the addition of these four aircraft, will be the largest air medical operator of the Bell 407GXi in the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West.

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Tags: Bell Bell 407GXi Life Flight Textron
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Jul
13
2022

QUEENSLAND POLICE SERVICE SELECTS THREE BELL 429 HELICOPTERS FOR ITS POLAIR FLEET

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Fort Worth, Texas  – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced 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.

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Tags: Bell Bell 429 Bell Textron Textron
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Jul
05
2022

Bell Builds Strong Momentum for the 505 with Purchase Agreements for Seven Aircraft in Europe

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Prague, Czech Republic (July 5, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today signed purchase agreements for seven Bell 505 helicopters to European customers, further validating the success of the Bell 505 in Europe and around the world.

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Bell Flight Textron
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Jun
15
2022

CareFlite Adds Bell 407GXi to Air Ambulance Fleet

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Fort Worth, TX (15 June 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today that CareFlite has signed an agreement to purchase a Bell 407GXi aircraft outfitted with an IFR configuration kit.

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Tags: Bell Bell 407GXi Bell Textron CareFlite Textron
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May
18
2022

REPUBLIC OF KOREA SELECTS BELL 505 AS ITS NEW MILITARY HELICOPTER TRAINER

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Singapore – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the selection of the Bell 505 as the new Republic of Korea military helicopter trainer. The new Bell 505 helicopters will be used by both the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) and Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) to train their next generation of helicopter pilots.

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Republic of Korea Republic of Korea Army Republic of Korea Navy Textron
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Apr
26
2022

Bell Adds SNC to Team Invictus for Work on Advanced Mission Systems

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Fort Worth, Texas (April 26, 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced it has signed a teaming agreement with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security company. As part of the collaboration, SNC has agreed to join Team Invictus as the mission systems integrator for FARA Increment 1.

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Tags: Bell Textron
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Apr
26
2022

Swiss Aviation Company Purchases Two Bell 505s

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Fort Worth, TX (April 26, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the signing of a purchase agreement with Swiss aviation company Karen SA for two Bell 505s. As part of a strategic investment plan to modernize its fleet, Karen SA will use these aircraft for VIP and commercial flights as well as provide pilot training courses.

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Bell Textron
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Mar
29
2022

Bell Announces Delivery of Bell 505 to Omaha Police Department

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Fort Worth, TX (29 March 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of the Bell 505 to Omaha Police Department (OPD). Bell completed this delivery to OPD in February and the aircraft is now in operation by the Air Support Unit.

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Bell Textron Omaha Police Department OPD Textron
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Mar
28
2022

HelicoStore Adds Additional Bell 505 for Corporate Travel in Canada

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Fort Worth, TX (28 March 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the signed purchase agreement by HelicoStore for a Bell 505. The aircraft will be used to support corporate transportation needs in Canada.

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Bell Textron HelicoStore Textron
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Mar
23
2022

Ugandan Aviation Company Signs for a Bell 412EPi

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Dallas, TX (March 23, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced a signed purchase agreement with BAR Aviation for a Bell 412EPi to support 24/7 medical evacuation missions and the new development of oil and gas projects in Uganda.

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Tags: Bell Bell 412EPi Bell Textron Textron Uganda
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Mar
19
2022

AUSTRALIA’S FIRST BELL 429 WHEELED LANDING GEAR HELICOPTER DELIVERED TO ALTO GROUP

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Fort Worth, TX (March 17, 2022) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the sale and delivery of a Bell 429 in a wheeled landing gear (WLG) configuration to Australia’s Alto Group. This would be the first Bell 429 WLG helicopter in Australia and Alto Group’s third Bell helicopter.

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Tags: Alto Group Bell Bell 249 WLG Bell 429 Textron
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Mar
15
2022

BESTFLY Signs Purchase Agreement for First Bell 505 Sale in West Africa

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Dallas, TX (March 15, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today 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.

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Bell Textron BESTFLY Textron
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Mar
11
2022

AUSTRALIA’S NAUTILUS AVIATION ADDS FIVE BELL 407GXi HELICOPTERS

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Fort Worth, TX (March 11, 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the sale of five Bell 407GXi helicopters to Nautilus Aviation in Australia.  

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Tags: 407GXi Bell Bell Textron Heli Expo Nautilus Aviation Textron
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Mar
11
2022

Bell Launches Designer Series Interior for the Bell 429

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Dallas, TX (March 10, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, introduced a new Designer Series interior for the Bell 429. The Bell 429 complete with the new interior debuted at HAI’s Heli-Expo.

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Tags: Bell Bell 429 Bell Textron Heli Expo Textron
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Mar
09
2022

Bell HAI Heli-Expo 2022

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Bell announced that Mr. David Lukes, CEO of SMARTTECH based in Prague, Czech Republic signed a purchase agreement for a Bell 407GXi. The expected delivery is August 2022 out of Mirabel, Canada.

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Tags: Bell David Lukes SMARTTECH
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Mar
09
2022

Salt River Project Adds SUBARU BELL 412EPX

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Dallas, TX (9 March 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at Heli-Expo 2022 the signed purchase agreement by Salt River Project (SRP) for a SUBARU BELL 412EPX. Salt River Project performs critical missions providing water and electricity to the greater Phoenix area.

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Tags: Bell Heli Expo Salt River Project SRP Subaru Bell 412EPX Textron
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Mar
09
2022

SMARTTECH Signs Purchase Agreement for One Bell 407GXi

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Dallas, TX (March 9, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced that Mr. David Lukes, CEO of SMARTTECH based in Prague, Czech Republic signed a purchase agreement for a Bell 407GXi. The expected delivery is August 2022 out of Mirabel, Canada.

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Tags: Bell Bell 407 Gxi Heli Expo SMARTTECH Textron
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Mar
09
2022

Safran and Bell to collaborate on sustainable aviation fuel initiative for Bell 505

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9 March 2022, Heli-Expo, Dallas - Safran Helicopter Engines  and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a collaboration intitiative to explore technical performance and economic impacts of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on the Arrius 2R-powered Bell 505. A single, dedicated Bell 505 aircraft will conduct flights solely with the use of blended SAF. Both Bell and Safran Helicopter Engines will evaluate engine and aircraft performance data to better assess the collateral benefits associated with the incorporation of SAF, a significant tool being used to reach industry carbon reduction objectives.

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Tags: Arrius 2R Powered Bell Bell 505 Heli Expo SAF Safran Textron
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Mar
08
2022

Bell Increases Presence in Switzerland with Purchase Agreements for Three Aircraft

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Dallas, TX (8 March, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today at HAI Heli-Expo 2022 the purchase agreements for three aircraft to customers in Switzerland.

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Tags: Bell Bell Textron Heli Expo Switzerland Textron
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Mar
08
2022

Bell Completes Delivery of Bell 505 to Beach Mosquito Control District

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Dallas, TX ( 8 March, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today at HAI Heli-Expo 2022 the delivery of a Bell 505 to Beach Mosquito Control District (BMCD). Located in Panama City Beach, FL, the organization will leverage aerial support from the Bell 505 to administer insect-repellant spray and maintain a high-quality environment for its residents.   

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Tags: Bell Bell 505 Bell Textron Heli Expo Textron
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Mar
08
2022

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Selects SUBARU Bell 412EPX

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Dallas, TX (8 March 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the signed purchase agreement by Ventura County California’s Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit for the first public safety configured SUBARU Bell 412EPX helicopter in North America. The new aircraft will be used for law enforcement, search and rescue (SAR), emergency medical services (EMS) and fire suppression.

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Tags: Bell Bell Textron Heli Expo Textron
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Feb
24
2022

BELL BEGINS PRODUCTION ON CZECH REPUBLIC AH-1Z

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AMARILLO, Texas (Feb. 23, 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has started production of the first AH-1Z Viper for the Czech Republic at  Bell’s Amarillo Assembly Center. The production of the Viper joins UH-1Y production as part of the Czech Republic Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of mixed fleet aircraft.

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Tags: AH-1Z Viper Bell Bell Textron Czech Republic Textron
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