Bell signs agreement with Uralhelicom

Bell Helicopter has a signed agreement with Uralhelicom at Helitech 2014 for two Bell 407GXs to be used for utility and medical evacuation missions in the Primorsky government region in Russia.

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Patrick Moulay, vice president of European sales, says: “The Bell 407 continues to be our most popular utility helicopter in Russia, making up over 50 percent of Bell Helicopter’s fleet in the region. We continue to see a great response to the superior performance and reliability of the Bell 407GX throughout all of Europe across multiple segments.”

Uralhelicom is a full service company offering services and support to a wide range of helicopters.

Dmitry Danschikov, general director of Uralhelicom adds: “We made the decision to purchase the Bell 407GX because of its advanced safety features and multi-mission capability. We needed an aircraft to provide rapid transport safely and efficiently, and the Bell 407GX provides that for us.”

The sale was made by Jet Transfer, Bell Helicopter’s independent representative based in Moscow.

Terry Spruce

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