Bell delivers 50th Bell 429 in Europe

Bell Helicopter has delivered the 50th Bell 429 helicopter in Europe.

The helicopter was delivered to an operator in the UK, with the company using it for corporate/VIP transport.

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Patrick Moulay, vice president of European sales at Bell Helicopter, says: “The Bell 429 offers customers exceptional performance and a smooth, comfortable ride, and these capabilities are quickly being realized in the region. This milestone delivery demonstrates the great success we have seen in Europe with the Bell 429, and we look forward to growing our global and regional fleet even further in the years to come.”

“The Bell 429 has been successfully performing key operations across all of our mission segments in the region, and has truly  showcased its versatility as it continues to take on new missions all over Europe. The corporate configuration has proven to be the most sought-after choice, making up nearly 35 percent of the Bell 429’s customer base in Europe,” adds Moulay.

Terry Spruce

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