Russia accepts first Bell 407GX helicopter

Bell Helicopter delivers the first Bell 407GX in Russia.
A Bell 407GX helicopter flying over a city.

A Bell 407GX helicopter flying over a city landscape.

Bell Helicopter has delivered a Bell 407GX to Helidrive in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The helicopter will be used for private and charter flights.

Helidrive is Bell Helicopter’s independent representative in North-West Russia.

Patrick Moulay, managing director for Bell Helicopter in Europe, said: “The Russian market is an essential component of Bell Helicopter’s international growth strategy and we are focused on providing differentiated products that meet their mission needs.

“The Bell 407GX continues to prove its value to VIP, corporate and utility operators in Russia and beyond,” he added.

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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