Bell Helicopter signs purchase agreement for Bell 429 at HeliRussia

Bell Helicopter has signed a purchase agreement with a Russian company for a Bell 429 at HeliRussia.

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Alexander Evdokimov, general director, Jet Transfer said: “The Bell 429’s superior performance in extreme cold weather conditions was a key decision factor for our client. This aircraft will provide our client with an extremely reliable, safe and comfortable aircraft that can cost-effectively operate in adverse climates.”

With offices in Moscow, Jet Transfer is an independent sales representative of Bell Helicopter for Russia.

“This is the first Bell 429 sold in Siberia,” said Patrick Moulay, vice president global sales, Bell Helicopter. “Customers who face adverse weather conditions have shown great interest in the Bell 429, as it delivers exceptional speed, range, hover performance and enhanced safety margins, with comfort and cost management unmatched by any other aircraft in its category.”

The Bell 429 is in service today with customers in Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East, and Asia Pacific .

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: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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