Bell 505 goes South to Brazil

Bell Helicopter has started a Jet Ranger X demo tour of Brazil, using the Bell 505 mock-up. The tour began on 3 September in Balneário Camboriú.

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Balneário Camboriú is the first of 10 stops throughout Brazil for the Bell 505 demo tour. The nine other cities on the tour include: Curitiba, Paraná; Belo Horizonte; Vitória; Salvador; Goiania; Ribeirão Preto; São Paulo; Rio de Janeiro and Angra dos Reis.

People can keep track of the Bell 505’s progress through Brazil on Bell Helicopter’s social media accounts.

The Bell 505 has more than 350 letters of intent (LOI) worldwide and more than 35 from customers throughout Brazil.

“The Bell 505 offers an exceptional combination of value, performance and features available on the market today and customers are responding.”

Jay Ortiz, Bell Helicopter’s vice president of Latin American sales said: “The Bell 505 offers an exceptional combination of value, performance and features available on the market today and customers are responding. We are thrilled to showcase the capabilities of this aircraft throughout the region.”

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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