Tagged: Bell

Bell sells two 429s to EDIC

Bell has signed an agreement to sell two of its 429 helicopters to EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy. The UAE-based training school flies an all-Bell fleet, comprising Bell 407s, 206s and now the 429....

Bell cuts 120 jobs

Bell is planning to lay off 120 employees across the company due to challenging market conditions – the company announced in a statement on the 25 April. Bell said in a statement: ” On...

AHS re-brands as ‘Vertical Flight Society’

American Helicopter Society (AHS) International is rebranding itself as the Vertical Flight Society, to better represent an increasing number of non-helicopter vertical flight companies joining its ranks. Only two months after helicopter manufacturer Bell...

Bell – selling more, getting less

Bell delivered 46 commercial helicopters in the first quarter of 2018, up from the 27 sold in the same period last year, but revenues from commercial sales fell. Textron’s first-quarter report for 2018 showed...

Czech MoD opens helicopter tender

The Czech Republic has issued a tender for 12 multi-purpose helicopters. Defence Minister Karla Slechtova announced on Twitter that the his ministry is looking for 12 multipurpose helicopters from more than one supplier. The...

Bells sells two 429s to NAS

Bell has sold two 429s to Japan’s Nakanihon Air Service (NAS). The two helicopters will be used for helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) and will transport doctors and nurses to emergency sites along with...