Bell Helicopter receives almost 300 orders at Heli-Expo

Bell Helicopter received commitments from buyers at the recent Heli-Expo in Orlando, Florida for nearly 300 helicopters, including the sale of 200 Bell 407GXPs, the newest variant of the Bell 407 to Air Methods Corporation in Colorado.

Bell also received a letter of intent from Waypoint Leasing for 20 Bell 525s with options for more Bell 525 helicopters.

Patrick Moulay, vice president of global sales and marketing at Bell Helicopter, said: “There was never a dull moment in the Bell Helicopter. Customers from across the globe gathered to see our modern and innovative aircraft made possible by our ongoing investment in our commercial business.”

Orders received at the show included 12 orders for the Bell 429, five orders for the 206L-4, one order for the Bell 412 EP/EPI, 29 letters of intent for the Bell 525 Relentless and 24 letters of intent for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X.

Moulay added: “We continue to listen to our customers and have made significant updates to our current products and introduced two new commercial aircraft, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and the Bell 525 Relentless. We’ve placed a major emphasis on incorporating technology to increase pilot situational awareness and to enhance safety.”

Summarising Bell Helicopter’s participation at Heli-Expo, Moulay said: “Bell Helicopter has been changing the way the world flies for 80 years.  We continue to put our customers at the center of everything we do and we are pleased to see the incredible response at Heli-Expo 2015.”

Waypoint Leasing signs for 20 Bell 525 Relentless

Waypoint Leasing signs for 20 Bell 525 Relentless

Air Methods Corporation signs for 200 Bell 407GXPs

Air Methods Corporation signs for 200 Bell 407GXPs

Bell Helicopter recently released a short video on the Bell 429.

 

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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