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Feb
06
2023

Life Flight Network Adds Four Bell 407GXis to Helicopter Air Ambulance Fleet

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Fort Worth, TX (6 Feb. 2023) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today that Life Flight Network, the largest not-for-profit air medical program in the country, will add four additional Bell 407GXi helicopters. These aircraft will bring Life Flight Network’s current operating fleet to seven Bell 407GXis, remaining the largest air medical operator of the Bell 407GXi in the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West.

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Dec
19
2022

BELL DELIVERS SUBARU BELL 412EPX TO GUATEMALA AIR FORCE

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GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala (Dec. 19, 2022) – In a joint ceremony to mark the 101st anniversary of the Guatemalan Air Force, Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, delivered two SUBARU BELL 412EPX aircraft during an acceptance ceremony at La Aurora International Airport. The aircraft are part of an Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract signed between Bell and the U.S. Army Multinational Aviation Special Programs Office (MASPO) earlier this year. 

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Dec
05
2022

TEXTRON’S BELL V-280 VALOR CHOSEN AS NEW U.S. ARMY LONG-RANGE ASSAULT AIRCRAFT

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Providence, R.I. (December, 5. 2022) –Textron Inc (NYSE: TXT) announced today that Bell Textron Inc., a Textron company, has been awarded the development contract for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program. The award is based on Bell’s V-280 Valor tiltrotor that was developed and tested as part of the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR TD) program that began in 2013. The V-280 progressed through design, manufacturing, and more than three years of rigorous flight testing that provided extensive data validating the technical and operational advantages of the aircraft for the long-range assault mission.

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Tags: Army Bell Bell Textron Bell V-280 Valor FLRAA Textron US Army
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Nov
11
2022

Bell Announces Purchase Agreement for Third HEMS Bell 429 to Air Zermatt

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Cologne, Germany - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced a signed purchase agreement for a Bell 429 to Air Zermatt. This marks the third Bell HEMS-configured aircraft to operate in the Swiss transportation and rescue company’s active fleet.

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Nov
11
2022

Kuwait International Aircraft Leasing takes delivery of Third Bell 429

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Kingdom of Kuwait -Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, recently delivered a Bell 429 helicopter to Kuwait International Aircraft Leasing (KIAL), which will be used by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). This marks the third 429 HEMS delivery in the country.

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Nov
10
2022

BELL ANNOUNCES SIGNED PURCHASE AGREEMENTS FOR FOUR BELL 505 AIRCRAFT AND ONE BELL 505 DELIVERY IN THE BALTIC REGION

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Cologne, Germany (09 November 2022) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today the signed purchase agreements for four Bell 505s and one Bell 505 delivery in the Baltic region. The signings took place during European Rotors 2022 at the Bell booth.

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Nov
07
2022

BELL COMPLETES U.S. MARINE CORPS AH-1Z PROGRAM OF RECORD

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AMARILLO, Texas  – In a ceremony at the Amarillo Assembly Center, Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, celebrated the delivery of the 189th AH-1Z Viper to the U.S. Marine Corps, completing the Program of Record (POR) for the latest version of the storied H-1 platform. Bell completed the UH-1Y POR of 160 aircraft in 2018 bringing the combined H-1 POR to 349 aircraft.

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Nov
01
2022

Royal Jordanian Air Force Agrees to Purchase Bell 505s to Boost Training Capabilities

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Aqaba, Jordan (Nov. 1, 2022) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the signed agreement for the sale of 10 Bell 505 helicopters to the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) today at The Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference (SOFEX) in Aqaba, Jordan.

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Oct
12
2022

Bell Announces First Bell 505 Delivery to Greece

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Prague, Czech Republic (Oct. 10, 2022) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the delivery of the first Bell 505 to a customer in Greece. The aircraft was delivered in August at the Bell Prague Service Center. The aircraft is privately owned and will be operated by Bellavia Ltd. for commercial flights throughout the mainland and islands of Greece for business, VIP, leisure and charter flights. Bellavia will operate and maintain the aircraft under its organization certifications with pilots and technicians trained at the Bell Training Academy.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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