Bell and Ural Works of Civil Aviation to create 407GXP Russian assembly capabilities
Bell Helicopter has signed an agreement with JSC Ural Works of Civil Aviation (UWCA) for the final assembly of the Bell 407GXPs. Under the agreement UWCA agrees to purchase an undisclosed number of Bell 407 GXP helicopters.
Artur Schtankov, chairman, UWCA says: “As one of the largest aircraft repair companies in the market, we are very excited about this relationship with Bell Helicopter. We believe the Bell 407GXP’s performance and operating cost makes it the right helicopter for the Russian market.”
“As one of the largest aircraft repair companies in the market, we are very excited about this relationship with Bell Helicopter.”
Patrick Moulay, vice president of global sales and marketing at Bell Helicopter says: “We believe there is a strong demand for the Bell 407GXP and we are delighted to establish a strong local presence in Russia. This is a key milestone for Bell Helicopter that we expect will lead to further opportunities within the Russian market. We are committed to continue supporting the success of our Russian business partners as we strongly believe in the long term potential of the market.”