First Bell 505 Jet Ranger X ordered in Bolivia
Bell Helicopter has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Rodrigo Gutíerrez for a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. The helicopter will be used for personal corporate transport by Gutierrez.
The agreement was signed in Bolivia by Gutíerrez who owns and operates two large cattle ranches, five sugar cane farms and a sugar mill.
“We are pleased to sign for the Bell 505 and look forward to integrating the aircraft into our operations.”
“We are pleased to sign for the Bell 505 and look forward to integrating the aircraft into our operations,” said Gutíerrez. “We believe the aircraft will provide efficient transportation and high levels of visibility to oversee our business.”
The Bell 505 is close to gaining its certificate and is expected to achieve production status later this year.
“We are extremely proud to see the Bell 505 exceeding customers’ expectations in terms of anticipated performance, safety and advanced technology,” said Jay Ortiz, Bell Helicopter’s vice president of Latin America. “Bolivia is a key market within the Latin American region, and as more of our customers get to experience the aircraft and we near certification, we anticipate continued interest and momentum.”