Sole Colombian distributor for Relentless

Helicargo has announced that
it will be the sole distributor for the new Bell 525 Relentless helicopter in Colombia.
The company will begin to market the helicopter immediately.

The Bell 525 Relentless was
launched at the 2012 Heli-Expo at Dallas in February,
the aircraft will be able to carry 16 passengers, fly at 150 knots and carry a
load of 18,000 lbs.

“Having Helicargo and our other customers engage with us on this
unprecedented new aircraft validates our product development strategies, placing
our customers at the centre of everything we do,” said Luis Guillermo of
Helicargo.

The helicopter will be powered by two GE CT7-2F1 engines of 1,800 shaft
horsepower each and feature the Garmin G5000H integrated avionics suite.

The Bell 525 Relentless
should make its first flight in 2014 and be certified in 2015.

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: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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