Bell Helicopter delivers first VIP Bell 429 to UK customer

UK customer TJ Morris Limited accepted the new helicopter during the grand opening of the new Heli-Charter facility at Manston Airport in Kent.
Bell 429

A Bell 429 helicopter in flight.

Bell Helicopter delivered a VIP Bell 429 to TJ Morris Limited, which became the first UK customer to accept a helicopter of that type.

“We are delighted to count Mr. Morris as a new Bell Helicopter customer,┬ásaid Patrick Moulay, Bell Helicopter’s managing director in Europe.

He added: “The delivery of the first VIP Bell 429 into the UK signifies the continued expansion of Bell Helicopter in Europe, as well as the growing endorsement of the Bell 429 for corporate missions around the world. In addition, another VIP-configured Bell 429 will be delivered in the UK this month to Starspeed.”

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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