Bell Helicopter has orders for 41 aircraft at Heli-Expo


Bell Helicopter has announced that it received 41 signed contracts at Heli-Expo 2011 in Orlando.

Bell Helicopter has taken 41 aircraft orders
at the Heli-Expo 2011 at Orlando.

“This was an exceptional show for Bell
Helicopter,” said John L. Garrison, president & CEO, Bell Helicopter.
“Spending time with our customers and listening to their needs and direct
feedback is invaluable. Generating a record number of orders at HELI-EXPO this
year – selling over 40 aircraft – is an indication of customer trust in Bell
Helicopter and that we are meeting their mission needs. The mix of aircraft and
the geographic diversity are positive indications for our entire industry – and
more importantly global confidence in Bell Helicopter.”

The product mix included several 412EPs,
429s, 11 new 407GXs as well as 206L4s representing North America, Asia, Latin
America, Europe and the Middle East.
“We can definitely start to feel a change in the climate,” said Larry
Roberts, senior vice president, Commercial Business for Bell Helicopter.
“I was especially delighted that we enjoyed sales across the product range
in particular with the Bell
412EP, the 407GX and the 429. This demonstrates that whether mature technology
or new innovation our aircraft remain in demand confirming to a large measure
that Bell Helicopter solutions are relevant in the market place. The industry
wants Bell Helicopter solutions and we aim to keep providing them.”

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