Professional Helicopter Services signs LoI of intent for three Bell 505s
Bell Helicopters has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Professional Helicopter Services (PHS) for three Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters. PHS will be the first helicopter training school in the region to operate the Bell 505.
“We are thrilled to become the first Australian helicopter training school to integrate the Bell 505 into our program.”
Brett Newman, CEO and managing director of PHS said: “We are thrilled to become the first Australian helicopter training school to integrate the Bell 505 into our program. The value and performance capabilities of the Bell 505 will complement our expanding fleet and tie in nicely to our ongoing commitment to being the most progressive and advanced helicopter company in the country.”
“We are delighted that Professional Helicopter Services has chosen the Bell 505 and will become the first helicopter training school in Australia to operate the aircraft,” said Sameer A. Rehman, Bell Helicopter’s managing director of Asia Pacific. “This signing reaffirms the ongoing demand for the Bell 505 with more than 380 letters of intent around the globe, and more than 130 of those in the Asia Pacific region alone.”
Mat Hardy, general manager of Helicopter Sales and Support at Hawker Pacific added: “Since 2001, it has been our honour to work with Bell Helicopter to provide their innovative, state-of-the-art aircraft to the region. We continue to see increased demand for Bell Helicopter aircraft in the region especially with the launch of exciting new products like the Bell 505.”