Bell Mexico delivers 800th commercial helicopter cabin


800 up and countng: Bell Mexico has delivered its 800th commercial aircraft cabin.

Bell Mexico has delivered the 800th commercial helicopter cabin to Bell Canada Assembly Center for aircraft assembly.

“The 800th cabin milestone is a testament to not only Bell’s commitment to our customers, but also to our facilities that work together to ensure a cohesive pipeline of creating top-of-the-line products to vigilantly assembling it, all at Bell-owned and operated facilities,” said Danny Maldonado, chief commercial officer, Bell.

The company opened its manufacturing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico in 2010. In addition to cabins and fuselages, the factory makes electrical harnesses and components, instrument panels, firewalls, bulkheads, floors, and many other structural components for the Bell 206L4, Bell 407, Bell 429, and Bell 412 platforms.

Luis Azua, general manager, Bell Mexico said the company was proud to celebrate producing its 800th commercial aircraft cabin. “Our team remains ready to support our customers around the world through high-quality aircraft cabins and components,” he added.

“Bell has noted a boost in sales success with over 850 operators and nearly 1,400 commercial aircraft in service across the region,” claims the manufacturer. The company is said to have an established aftermarket footprint with Customer Service Facilities and Authorized Maintenance Facilities in many countries throughout Latin America.

The manufacturer revealed news of the delivery at the 23rd International Air and Space Fair, FIDAE. The event began on Tuesday, April 9th and ends on Sunday, April 14th, 2024 at Santiago International Airport, Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez, Chile.