Bell Helicopter signs purchase agreement for Bell 429 at HeliRussia


(left to right) Scott Donnelly, CEO of Textron, Jakub Hoda, vice president and managing director of Europe at Bell Helicopter, Patrick Moulay, vice president of global sales and marketing at Bell Helicopter, Alexander Evdokimov, general director of Jet Transfer

Bell Helicopter has signed a purchase agreement with a Russian company for a Bell 429 at HeliRussia.

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Alexander Evdokimov, general director, Jet Transfer said: “The Bell 429’s superior performance in extreme cold weather conditions was a key decision factor for our client. This aircraft will provide our client with an extremely reliable, safe and comfortable aircraft that can cost-effectively operate in adverse climates.”

With offices in Moscow, Jet Transfer is an independent sales representative of Bell Helicopter for Russia.

“This is the first Bell 429 sold in Siberia,” said Patrick Moulay, vice president global sales, Bell Helicopter. “Customers who face adverse weather conditions have shown great interest in the Bell 429, as it delivers exceptional speed, range, hover performance and enhanced safety margins, with comfort and cost management unmatched by any other aircraft in its category.”

The Bell 429 is in service today with customers in Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East, and Asia Pacific .