Bell Helicopter Announces 13 Orders First Day Of Heli-Expo
Bell Helicopter announced Monday that it received 13 orders on
the first day of Heli-Expo 2011 in Orlando, FL, with deliveries are
expected in 2011 and 2012.
Companies making orders included:
Urban Development Group, located in Panama, a 407GX
Alvac, located in Idaho, a 407GX
Helicopter Flight Services, located in New York City, a
PT SMAC, located in Indonesia, will primarily use their new
three 429s and six 412s to support its mining operations throughout
Global Vectra, located in India, is the largest private
helicopter company in India. It will use its newly ordered Bell 412
for VIP/corporate transportation.
"These orders signify the continuing improvement of the
helicopter industry and the relevance of the HAI as a venue to
conduct commercial helicopter business. We are very pleased to see
the level of traffic and interest in the Heli-Expo this year," said
Larry D. Roberts, Senior Vice President, Commercial Business, Bell
At this year's Heli-Expo, Bell Helicopter announced the 407GX a
new version of the Bell 407 equipped with the innovative Garmin
G1000HTM Integrated Flight Deck and the 407AH, the first
Bell-qualified armed commercial aircraft across the market.