Bell 505 Jet Ranger X makes Japanese debut
Bell Helicopter unveiled the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo on June 7, 2016.
This is the first time the Bell 505 has been on display in Japan and marks the beginning of a four-month demonstration tour across the region.
Richard Thornley, Bell Helicopter’s vice president of Japan said: “Customers throughout Japan continue to have a strong interest in the Bell 505’s capabilities, and we are thrilled to showcase this state-of-the-art aircraft to our customers here. The aircraft continues to exceed performance expectations, and will undoubtedly continue to draw attention from our customers.”
The aircraft was on display for a two-day event at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, providing visitors an up-close view of the aircraft. Over the course of the next four months, the Bell 505 will be showcased at various customer sites and events in Japan, the United States Embassy and the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2016.
“With advancements in safety, performance and capability and the price point, the Bell 505 is proving to be a leader in the short light single market around the world. In Japan, we have already received significant interest from many customers,” added Thornley.