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CareFlite Plans New North Texas Medical Centre Base

CareFlite Plans New North Texas Medical Centre Base

CareFlite, one of the oldest joint use air medical transportation service in the nation has decided to open a base at the North Texas Medical Centre, and is basing their Bell 407GX there by the end of this July. The placement of their air medical helicopter in Gainesville is the “next logical step in CareFlite’s… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 17-Jul-17

Wysong deliveres two B407GX’s to PHI Air Medica

Wysong deliveres two B407GX’s to PHI Air Medica

Wysong Enterprises, Inc. has delivered two Bell Helicopter 407GX’s to PHI Air Medical. These are the first two 407GX EMS aircraft in PHI’s extensive fleet across the United States. PHI is one of the world’s largest helicopter operators with approximately 260 aircraft in their fleet. “We have worked on numerous aircraft for PHI Air Medical… Read more »

Source: Wysong Enterprises, 24-Feb-17

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On Scene Transfusions from McAlester Regional AirCare

On Scene Transfusions from McAlester Regional AirCare

McAlester Regional AirCare has upped their game on providing immediate clinical care on scene. Their Bell 407 GX helicopter has an insulated thermal cooler in the cabin, which is responsible for maintaining the correct temperature for storing units of O-negative blood, which they are now approved to do. The blood is provided by Oklahoma Blood… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 09-Dec-16

TRU Simulation + Training to Deliver Avionics Training Systems for Bell 407GX and 412EPI

TRU Simulation + Training to Deliver Avionics Training Systems for Bell 407GX and 412EPI

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that it will provide Bell Helicopter’s Training Academy with avionics bench training systems for the Bell 407GX and Bell 412EPI helicopters. These two training systems are expected to be delivered to Bell Helicopter, also a Textron Inc. company, in the summer of… Read more »

Source: TRU Simulation, 01-Dec-16

Bell takes 429, 407GX and 525 mockup to Monaco Yacht Show

Bell takes 429, 407GX and 525 mockup to Monaco Yacht Show

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, will debut its much anticipated Bell 525 Relentless at the 26th annual Monaco Yacht Show (MYS), September 28 through October 1. As the only helicopter company on the ground at the show, Bell Helicopter will also display the Bell 429 and the Bell 407GX, both part of… Read more »

Source: Bell, 13-Sep-16

PAC International delivers 407GX to University of Utah Health Care

PAC International delivers 407GX to University of Utah Health Care

PAC International (PAC), a Metro Aviation company, has delivered a fully customized Bell 407GX to the University of Utah’s AirMed program, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Established in 1978 as the eighth air medical transport program in the nation, AirMed provides care throughout northern Utah and Wyoming. The new addition to the fleet is… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 12-Sep-16

FAA certifies 407GX Flight Training Device at Metro Aviation training centre

FAA certifies 407GX Flight Training Device at Metro Aviation training centre

The Frasca Bell 407 Level 7 flight training device at the Helicopter Flight Training Center (HFTC) is now FAA-certified as a B407GX with NVG capabilities.  The new certification allows the training center to take the cockpit from analog to glass, a change that will occur about once a month for students flying Bell 407GX aircraft…. Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 24-Aug-16

LifeFlight Eagle agrees hangar deal at Chillicothe Airport

LifeFlight Eagle agrees hangar deal at Chillicothe Airport

Following an announcement in March that they would move a medical helicopter from Trenton to Chillicothe, Lifeflight Eagle have now had a new hangar approved.  The Chillicothe City Council has approved an ordinance authorizing a lease for the hangar, which will be built on the southwest edge of the airport’s land, and will include living… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 10-May-16

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Bell report 2015 production data

Bell report 2015 production data

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces global deliveries as part of its 2015 performance results. In 2015, Bell Helicopter delivered 175 aircraft, a combination of its current production products as follows: 52 x Bell 429 12 x Bell 412 (EP/EPI) 99 x Bell 407 (GX/GXP) 12 x Bell 206L4 Regional deliveries include: 28… Read more »

Source: Bell, 29-Feb-16

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Bell provide full details of Heli-Expo display

Bell provide full details of Heli-Expo display

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces its show plans for the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exposition, HELI-EXPO 2016. Hosted by the Helicopter Association International (HAI), this year’s show will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. While engaging with current and prospective customers, Bell Helicopter plans to… Read more »

Source: Bell, 23-Feb-16

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Bell sign two customers at NBAA 2015

Bell sign two customers at NBAA 2015

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it secured commitments from two customers for a Bell 429 and Bell 407GX in corporate configuration while at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas, NV. The Bell 429 will be operated by the Palmaz family for personal use throughout… Read more »

Source: Bell, 18-Nov-15

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NorthStar Aviation takes delivery of 48th Bell 407GX of 56 ordered

NorthStar Aviation takes delivery of 48th Bell 407GX of 56 ordered

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is proud to announce the 48th Bell Helicopter 407 GX aircraft delivery to NorthStar Aviation. With nearly 150 Bell 407s in operation in the Middle East and 1200 around the world, this multi-mission aircraft has proven to be a force to be reckoned with in the region. NorthStar… Read more »

Source: Bell, 09-Nov-15

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Med-Trans launches EMS Bell 407GX in McAlester, Oklahoma

Med-Trans launches EMS Bell 407GX in McAlester, Oklahoma

Med-Trans Corp. has launched McAlester Regional Air Care, a critical care air medical helicopter flight program to serve McAlester Regional Health Center. The McAlester-based helicopter carries a medical flight crew consisting of a pilot, registered nurse and paramedic trained to provide superior clinical care. “Med-Trans is pleased to begin service in McAlester to serve McAlester… Read more »

Source: Med-Trans, 10-Sep-15

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Bell detail LABACE 2015 line-up

Bell detail LABACE 2015 line-up

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today its joint participation with sister company Textron Aviation at the 12th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) held August 11-13 at Aeroporto de Congonhas at São Paulo, Brazil. Subject matter experts from Bell Helicopter and Textron Aviation will be available in chalet… Read more »

Source: Bell, 11-Aug-15

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Arizona – Maricopa County Sheriff adds Bell 407GX

Arizona – Maricopa County Sheriff adds Bell 407GX

Fox 2, the new Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office helicopter, was introduced to the media yesterday by Sheriff Joe Arpaio at Deer Valley Airport in North Phoenix. The tail number N977MS memorializes fallen Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy William Coleman (badge #977), who was was shot and killed while responding to a burglary call in Anthem… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Jul-15

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Zip Aviation Announces Advancements in Helicopter Charter Flight Experience

Zip Aviation Announces Advancements in Helicopter Charter Flight Experience

Zip Aviation has announced new upgrades and benefits to customers flying their helicopter charters. Advanced Service – Now with helicopter charter flights, passengers can expect first-class service like they would receive on a jet. Top A-list celebrities, CEOs, socialites, and business executives expect nothing less, so Zip Aviation responded. A dollar goes a lot further… Read more »

Source: Zip Aviation Helicopter Charters, 03-Jun-15

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Over two years from launch, Bell sells first 407GT

Over two years from launch, Bell sells first 407GT

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a milestone sale and delivery of the first Bell 407GT to BBM Inc. to operate in the Middle East and Africa. The Bell 407GT is the armed version of the Bell 407GX, and will be used to perform a variety of missions including law enforcement… Read more »

Source: Bell, 28-May-15

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Turkish operator Saran Aviation orders a Bell 407GXP

Turkish operator Saran Aviation orders a Bell 407GXP

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the sale of the first Bell 407GXP in Europe. Istanbul based, Saran Aviation’s new aircraft will be outfitted to perform corporate and VIP transport in the region. “We are thrilled to be the first customer in Europe to purchase a Bell 407GXP and spearhead the… Read more »

Source: Bell, 21-May-15

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Hawker Pacific to showcase Bell 407GX at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

Hawker Pacific to showcase Bell 407GX at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

Hawker Pacific, the leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East has announced its attendance at the 2015 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show May 21-24. Hawker Pacific has confirmed it will be showcasing a Bell 407GX helicopter at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show; globally recognised as the… Read more »

Source: Hawker Pacific, 30-Apr-15

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Gotham Air offers 12-minute Morristown-Manhattan commute

Gotham Air offers 12-minute Morristown-Manhattan commute

Gotham Air, the luxury helicopter travel company offering affordable six-minute flights from Manhattan to JFK and Newark Airports, announces shared charter flights for weekend getaways and daily commuter destinations.  The routes will launch on Thursday, May 21st (Memorial Day Weekend) with reservations beginning today onGothamAir.com and forthcoming on the app. The expansion will include shared charter helicopter flights from Manhattan to The Hamptons… Read more »

Source: Gotham Air, 29-Apr-15

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Tillamook is Oregon Lifeguard’s newest base

Tillamook is Oregon Lifeguard’s newest base

Oregon Lifeguard opened the first locally based air medical transport in Tillamook County this month. See Full Story

Source: Tillamook Headlight Herald, 28-Apr-15

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San Diego Sheriff unveils new Bell 407GX

San Diego Sheriff unveils new Bell 407GX

Sheriff Bill Gore, Supervisors Bill Horn and Dianne Jacob and Sheriff’s ASTREA (Aerial Support to Regional Enforcement Agencies) unveiled a new patrol helicopter today. For photos, follow us on Twitter @SDSheriff. For video of ASTREA’s Bell 407GX in action, follow this link: http://goo.gl/BIlXIJ. The $4.8 million aircraft is a Bell 407GX. It will be used… Read more »

Source: San Diego County Sheriff, 13-Apr-15

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Bell take four military rotorcraft to LAAD 2015 in Brazil

Bell take four military rotorcraft to LAAD 2015 in Brazil

Bell Helicopter and Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) companies, announced today their joint participation in the tenth bi-annual LAAD Defence and Security International Exhibition, held April 14 to April 17 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Subject matter experts from both Bell Helicopter and Textron Aviation will be available at Booth #J.20… Read more »

Source: Bell, 10-Apr-15

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Bell take four military rotorcraft to LAAD 2015 in Brazil

Bell take four military rotorcraft to LAAD 2015 in Brazil

Bell Helicopter and Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) companies, announced today their joint participation in the tenth bi-annual LAAD Defence and Security International Exhibition, held April 14 to April 17 at Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Subject matter experts from both Bell Helicopter and Textron Aviation will be available at Booth #J.20… Read more »

Source: Bell, 10-Apr-15

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Mexico – Bell Announces Plans for 2015 AeroExpo

Mexico – Bell Announces Plans for 2015 AeroExpo

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced its show plans for the 12th edition of the International Aviation Tradeshow and Convention, 2015 AeroExpo in Toluca, Mexico, March 19-21. The company will showcase the Bell 407GX and the Bell 429. The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X full-size aircraft mockup will also be displayed… Read more »

Source: Bell, 18-Mar-15

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Bell Receives Successful Customer Response at Heli-Expo 2015

Bell Receives Successful Customer Response at Heli-Expo 2015

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced it secured customer commitments to purchase nearly 300 new Bell helicopters at last week’s Heli-Expo show in Orlando, FL. The customer signing ceremonies followed some of the company’s largest commercial orders in its history, including the sale of 200 Bell 407GXPS to Air Methods Corporation and… Read more »

Source: Bell, 16-Mar-15

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First Bell 407GX Sold to Italian Customer

First Bell 407GX Sold to Italian Customer

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the sale of a Bell 407GX to Italy-based, Elicompany. The aircraft, configured for corporate and VIP transport and charter, will be the first Bell 407GX to operate in Italy, and was the first sale conducted by Bell Helicopter’s new office in Milan, Italy. The aircraft… Read more »

Source: Bell, 04-Mar-15

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Flightsafety And Air Methods To Significantly Enhance Training For Single-Engine Helicopters with Level D Qualified Simulators

Flightsafety And Air Methods To Significantly Enhance Training For Single-Engine Helicopters with Level D Qualified Simulators

FlightSafety International is building Level D qualified full flight simulators for single-engine helicopters that will significantly enhance the quality and effectiveness of training. “Building simulators for single-engine helicopters that will be Level D qualified demonstrates our commitment to enhance safety and to provide flight crews with access to the highest quality training,” said David Davenport,… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 03-Mar-15

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Flightsafety International to increase its Fleet of Advanced Helicopter Simulators By Over 40%

Flightsafety International to increase its Fleet of Advanced Helicopter Simulators By Over 40%

FlightSafety International plans to increase its fleet of advanced helicopter simulators by over40 percent. “Since building the first Level D qualified helicopter simulator more than 20 years ago, FlightSafety has continuously invested in new programs and facilities designed specifically to serve and support the helicopter industry,” said David Davenport, Executive Vice President. “We offer the… Read more »

Source: FlightSafety, 03-Mar-15

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Bell sells two 407s and five 505s to Qiqihar Kun Feng General Aviation

Bell sells two 407s and five 505s to Qiqihar Kun Feng General Aviation

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, (NYSE: TXT), today announced the purchase of two Bell 407GX and a letter of  intent to purchase five Bell 505 aircraft by Qiqihar Kun Feng General Aviation Co., a subsidiary of Kun Feng Group, a agricultural holding company. “For many years Qiqihar Kun Feng has utilized leased helicopters in… Read more »

Source: Bell, 03-Mar-15

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Mexican Air Force signs for 15 Bell 407GXs

Mexican Air Force signs for 15 Bell 407GXs

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the sale of 15 Bell 407GXs to the Mexican Air Force (FAM) with deliveries to begin this year. The aircraft will be configured for a variety of parapublic missions. “We are extremely pleased to provide the Mexican Air Force with such a high performing and reliable aircraft,” said… Read more »

Source: Bell, 02-Mar-15

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Bell outlines Heli-Expo coverage

Bell outlines Heli-Expo coverage

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announces its show plans for the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exposition, Heli-Expo 2015. Hosted by the Helicopter Association International (HAI), this year’s Heli-Expo will be held March 3-5 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. While engaging with current and prospective customers, Bell… Read more »

Source: Bell, 26-Feb-15

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Bell delivers sixteen 407GXs to Iraq

Bell delivers sixteen 407GXs to Iraq

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the sale and delivery of 16 new Bell 407GXs to BBM Inc. of Reno, Nevada. The aircraft will be operated in the Middle East, and configured to suit a changing variety of urgent mission profiles, ranging from casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) to reconnaissance. The aircraft were… Read more »

Source: Bell, 26-Feb-15

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Bell, Enstrom and MD select Mid-Continent MD302 Standby Attitude Module

Bell, Enstrom and MD select Mid-Continent MD302 Standby Attitude Module

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics today announced that the company’s MD302 Standby Attitude Module (SAM®) is being offered as the digital standby display in the Bell Helicopter 407GX, Enstrom Helicopter 480B-G, and the MD Helicopters MD900 Explorer. “SAM was a reliable and robust solution for our standby instrument need. The clean design and the ability to… Read more »

Source: Mid-Continent Instrument, 26-Feb-15

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CAE teams with Northstar Aviation on training solutions for Bell 407

CAE teams with Northstar Aviation on training solutions for Bell 407

Canadian training giant CAE has joined forces with helicopter modifier Northstar Aviation to jointly develop training solutions for the Abu Dhabi-based company’s potent little NSA 407 multirole machine, my Defense News colleague Andrew Chuter writes. See Full Story

Source: Ottawa Citizen, 24-Feb-15

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Hawker Pacific to display Bell 407GX at Avalon 2015

Hawker Pacific to display Bell 407GX at Avalon 2015

Hawker Pacific, the leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East, continues its comprehensive regional focus with a strong presence planned for the Australian International Airshow at Avalon Airport in Victoria from February 24 – March 1, 2015. Hawker Pacific will be showcasing its diverse portfolio of services at… Read more »

Source: Hawker Pacific, 10-Feb-15

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New LifeNet helicopter debuted at Rosecrans

New LifeNet helicopter debuted at Rosecrans

The LifeNet of the Heartland helicopter at Rosecrans Memorial Airport has been upgraded in an effort to provide improved emergency medical transportation for critically injured or ill people in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas. See Full Story

Source: MOSAIC, 08-Dec-14

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FlightSafety and Air Methods announce a new Learning Center in Colorado

FlightSafety and Air Methods announce a new Learning Center in Colorado

FlightSafety International announces that it has entered into a comprehensive long-term agreement with Air Methods – the global leader in air medical transportation – to provide four LevelD qualified full flight simulators at the Company’s new Learning Center in Colorado.  The facility is scheduled to open in 2016. “We look forward to opening this new… Read more »

Source: Flight Safety, 08-Dec-14

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New Air Link Helicopter Lands at Regional West

New Air Link Helicopter Lands at Regional West

Regional West Health Services has a new medical helicopter and Air Link has a brand new look. Med-Trans Corporation, which oversees Air Link’s aviation operations, delivered a brand new Bell 407GX helicopter to the medical center on Sunday. The new aircraft is black, red, and gray and its tail number is N911NE. It is the… Read more »

Source: Air Link Helicopter, 02-Dec-14

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Bell Wraps Up Successful Airshow China

Bell Wraps Up Successful Airshow China

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, (NYSE: TXT), continues to expand its regional presence in China, announcing it secured purchase agreements for the sale of 61 new helicopters at Airshow China in Zhuhai, China. “The energy at the airshow was palpable,” said Chris Jaran, Bell Helicopter’s managing director and vice president, China. “Customers were clamoring… Read more »

Source: Bell, 26-Nov-14

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Bell delivers last of six 407GXs to Pennsylvania State Police

Bell delivers last of six 407GXs to Pennsylvania State Police

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the final delivery of the sixth Bell 407GX to the Pennsylvania (PA) State Police. Announced earlier this year, this marked the 200th purchase agreement made for the Bell 407GX in North America. “Working with the team at Bell Helicopter to secure our new aircraft has… Read more »

Source: Bell, 21-Nov-14

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Dynamatic becomes sole supplier of Bell 407GX, 407GT airframe assemblies

Dynamatic becomes sole supplier of Bell 407GX, 407GT airframe assemblies

Bell Helicopter and Textron Systems, both businesses of Textron Inc.  (NYSE: TXT), announced today an agreement with Dynamatic Technologies Limited of Bangalore, India establishing Dynamatic as a single source supplier of major airframe assemblies for the Bell 407GX and 407GT. The agreement is for a seven year period with options to extend through the life… Read more »

Source: Bell, 20-Nov-14

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Bell Continues Strong Sales of Bell 407GX in China

Bell Continues Strong Sales of Bell 407GX in China

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, (NYSE: TXT), announced the sale of six Bell 407GX aircraft at Airshow China in Zhuhai. The announcements were made as part of a formal signing ceremonies at the Bell Helicopter display. The aircraft will be used for a variety of missions from aircraft leasing to general aviation. “We are… Read more »

Source: Bell, 12-Nov-14

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North American Sheriffs Expand Fleet with the Purchase of Bell 407GXs

North American Sheriffs Expand Fleet with the Purchase of Bell 407GXs

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the sale of two Bell 407GXs to two North American sheriff aviation departments. One of the aircraft was purchased by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona, and the other by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s department in California. The two sheriff departments will use… Read more »

Source: Bell, 29-Oct-14

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Zip Aviation orders Bell 407GX

Zip Aviation orders Bell 407GX

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced a signed agreement with Zip Aviation for the sale of a Bell 407GX to be used for corporate transportation, charters, tours, transfers and aerial surveys. The aircraft will be equipped with a Quiet Cruise™ kit for reduced noise levels in cruise flight. “The Bell 407GX is perfect for our corporate… Read more »

Source: Bell, 22-Oct-14

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Russia – Uralhelicom signs for two Bell 407GXs

Russia – Uralhelicom signs for two Bell 407GXs

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced today a signed agreement with Uralhelicom LLC for two Bell 407GXs to be used for utility and medical evacuation missions in the Primorsky government region in Russia. “The Bell 407 continues to be our most popular utility helicopter in Russia, making up over 50 percent… Read more »

Source: Bell, 17-Oct-14

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Trakkabeam A800 searchlight picked for Pennsylvania Police Bell 407GXs

Trakkabeam A800 searchlight picked for Pennsylvania Police Bell 407GXs

Trakka Corp Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the Pennsylvania State Police have selected the Trakka A800 Tactical Helicopter Searchlight for the department’s six recently purchased Bell 407GX patrol helicopters. “We are pleased that the Pennsylvania State Police selected the Trakka A800 tactical searchlight to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania,” said David Cady, US Sales… Read more »

Source: Trakka, 13-Oct-14

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Bell Displays Latest HEMS Technology at AMTC 2014

Bell Displays Latest HEMS Technology at AMTC 2014

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will showcase two aircraft at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), opening today at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn. Attendees will get an up close look at two non-profit organization’s aircraft, including HALO Flight’s Bell 429, which was purchased last year at the show, and… Read more »

Source: Bell, 23-Sep-14

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Wysong Enterprises, Inc. Delivers First of Three Bell Helicopter 407GXs to Med-Trans Corporation

Wysong Enterprises, Inc. Delivers First of Three Bell Helicopter 407GXs to Med-Trans Corporation

Wysong Enterprises, Inc., (Wysong) announced the company delivered a Bell Helicopter 407GX to Med-Trans Corporation prior to the Air Medical Transport Conference. This is the first 407GX in Med-Trans extensive fleet across the United States.Med-Trans is one of the world’s largest operators of Bell 407s with approximately 40 in their fleet. “We have worked on… Read more »

Source: Wysong, 19-Sep-14

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Bell opens Jet Expo with New Commercial Deals and Offerings in Russia

Bell opens Jet Expo with New Commercial Deals and Offerings in Russia

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced the delivery of three commercial aircraft to customers in Russia. A VIP-configured Bell 407GX and a Bell 429 have been delivered to two private customers in the region to perform corporate transportation, while a Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) Bell 407GX operated by Helidrive has… Read more »

Source: Bell, 04-Sep-14

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Bell to Feature its Latest Light Aircraft Offerings at LABACE 2014

Bell to Feature its Latest Light Aircraft Offerings at LABACE 2014

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced it will feature the Bell 407GX and the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X at the 11th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) in São Paulo, Brazil August 12-14. Bell Helicopter will also be joined by TAM Aviação Executiva, its independent representative in… Read more »

Source: Bell, 12-Aug-14

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CTS Releases Bell 407GX Recurrent Training

CTS Releases Bell 407GX Recurrent Training

CTS expands its catalog of aircraft training with the Bell 407GX, providing interactive tutorials on the 407GX operating systems, including the powerplant and major systems (hydraulic, electrical, fuel, and caution/warning system). It also contains lessons on the 407GX systems and procedures and a comprehensive exam. The course comes equipped with built-in recordkeeping to track progress… Read more »

Source: CTS, 30-Jul-14

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San Diego County Sheriff’s Office selects Bell 407GX

San Diego County Sheriff’s Office selects Bell 407GX

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced that, pending successful final negotiations, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department intends to award a contract for a Bell 407GX. The aircraft will be used for parapublic missions, including: search and rescue, fire suppression, and law enforcement air support to public safety agencies throughout San Diego… Read more »

Source: Bell, 21-Jul-14

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Bell Helicopter Introduces New Bell 407GX Autopilot

Bell Helicopter Introduces New Bell 407GX Autopilot

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced a new autopilot kit designed specifically to integrate with the Garmin G1000H avionics suite in the Bell 407GX. The option is currently available as a kit for the Bell 407GX in the U.S. and Canadian markets directly through Bell Helicopter and has been certified by… Read more »

Source: Bell, 16-Jul-14

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Bell take commercial product line to Farnborough

Bell take commercial product line to Farnborough

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), is showcasing its modernized commercial product line at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in the United Kingdom from July 14-20. There will be four Bell Helicopter aircraft on display, including the international debut of the Bell 525 Relentless™ mockup configured for Search and Rescue (SAR) missions, the… Read more »

Source: Bell, 14-Jul-14

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Bell delivers new 407GXs to Chinese customers

Bell delivers new 407GXs to Chinese customers

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Company (NYSE: TXT) announced the delivery of three Bell 407GX aircraft to two Chinese customers from their Commercial Aircraft Assembly Center located in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada. Chongqing General Aviation Co., Ltd.  took delivery of two Bell 407GX aircraft to be used in China for parapublic missions, including firefighting and search and… Read more »

Source: Bell, 25-Jun-14

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Bell offers US 407GX customers special financing deal

Bell offers US 407GX customers special financing deal

No light aircraft combines proven capabilities with the award-winning superior support and service ofBell Helicopter like the Bell 407, which is why there are more than 1,200 of them flying worldwide. The newly upgraded, pilot-friendly Bell 407GX is the first helicopter to feature the industry-leading Garmin G1000H flight deck, which offers greater situational awareness and safety…. Read more »

Source: Bell, 25-Jun-14

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Bell to exhibit 429 and 407GX at EHS

Bell to exhibit 429 and 407GX at EHS

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), will display the first Slovakian Bell 429 Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) aircraft, owned by Air Transport Europe, at the European Helicopter Show (EHS) this year. In addition, Bell Helicopter will also display the first Bell 407GX in VIP configuration delivered to King’s Casino, a customer based… Read more »

Source: Bell, 17-Jun-14

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Bell announces first 407GX sale in Czech Republic

Bell announces first 407GX sale in Czech Republic

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today a signed purchase agreement with King’s Casino for a Bell 407GX. This is the first Bell 407GX to be sold into the Czech Republic. “We are excited King’s Casino has put their confidence in the performance of the Bell 407GX, and our global maintenance and… Read more »

Source: Bell, 23-May-14

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Bell announces new US 407GX customers and deliveries

Bell announces new US 407GX customers and deliveries

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced a new purchase agreement and multiple deliveries for new Bell 407GX aircraft configured for VIP transport. The company has reached a signed purchase agreement with Helicopter Flight Services (New York City, NY) for a new Bell 407GX helicopter and two new  Bell 407GXs to be delivered… Read more »

Source: Bell, 15-May-14

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Bell announces service of four Bell 407GXs for DFW CareFlite

Bell announces service of four Bell 407GXs for DFW CareFlite

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today CareFlite®, a nonprofit 501(c) 3 corporation providing fully integrated medical transport across North Texas, is now fielding four Bell 407GX helicopters, with two aircraft currently in the field and others preparing to enter service later this year. These aircraft will transport ill or injured patients… Read more »

Source: Bell, 30-Apr-14

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Xinjang Tianyun General Aviation orders Bell 407GX

Xinjang Tianyun General Aviation orders Bell 407GX

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced it has signed a purchase agreement with Xinjang Tianyun General Aviation Company for a new Bell 407GX, further increasing Bell Helicopter’s presence in China. The aircraft will be used for sightseeing tours, VIP transport and agriculture support. “We are excited to help Xinjang Tianyun continue to… Read more »

Source: Bell, 25-Apr-14

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Xinjang Tianyun General Aviation Co orders a Bell 407GX

Xinjang Tianyun General Aviation Co orders a Bell 407GX

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced it has signed a purchase agreement with Xinjang Tianyun General Aviation Company for a new Bell 407GX, further increasing Bell Helicopter’s presence in China. The aircraft will be used for sightseeing tours, VIP transport and agriculture support. “We are excited to help Xinjang Tianyun continue to… Read more »

Source: Bell, 23-Apr-14

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Bell sold 196 helicopters at Heli-Expo 2014, including 171 JRX

Bell sold 196 helicopters at Heli-Expo 2014, including 171 JRX

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced it secured customer commitments to purchase 196 new Bell helicopters at last week’s Heli-Expo show in Anaheim, CA. The customer signings followed the company’s product unveiling in front of a packed booth full of enthusiastic onlookers (see the video here.) Bell Helicopter for the first time revealed… Read more »

Source: Bell, 05-Mar-14

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San Diego County Sheriff’s Department orders Bell 407GX

San Diego County Sheriff’s Department orders Bell 407GX

The Bell 407GX the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department wants to add to its aerial fleet could also support local fire departments with fire suppression efforts.  See full story

Source: Ramona Patch, 27-Feb-14

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China – Beidahuang Group orders two Bell 407GX

China – Beidahuang Group orders two Bell 407GX

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) announced the sale of two Bell 407GX aircraft to the state-owned Beidahuang Group of Harbin, China. The two aircraft will be used to assist with agricultural work such as seeding, fertilization and crop management and also for personnel transport. “As the rotorcraft industry continues to advance in… Read more »

Source: Bell, 27-Feb-14

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Bell announces more than 100 signings so far at Heli-Expo

Bell announces more than 100 signings so far at Heli-Expo

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, set the standard at HELI-EXPO 2014 with the reveal of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X™ and a full-size mock up of the Bell 525 Relentless™ in search-and-rescue configuration. By the end of the first day, Bell completed more than 100 signings that included the Bell 505… Read more »

Source: Bell, 26-Feb-14

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North Flight Data Systems expands CVR/FDR Certification with Bell 407GX STC

North Flight Data Systems expands CVR/FDR Certification with Bell 407GX STC

North Flight Data Systems, LLC (Heli Expo Booth # 413) is pleased to announce the expansion of their CVR/FDR system certification in the Bell model 407 series to include the 407GX version. North previously received an FAA STC for the installation of their Cockpit Voice and Video Recorder (CV2R) along with their Multi-function Data Acquisition… Read more »

Source: North Flight Data Systems, 26-Feb-14

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North Flight Expands Certification with Bell 407

North Flight Expands Certification with Bell 407

North Flight Data Systems, LLC (HAI HELI-EXPO 2014 Booth # 413) is pleased to announce the expansion of their CVR/FDR system certification in the Bell model 407 series to include the 407GX version. North previously received an FAA STC for the installation of their Cockpit Voice and Video Recorder (CV2R) along with their Multi-function Data… Read more »

Source: North Flight Data Systems, 21-Feb-14

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Chongqing General Aviation buys two 412s and two 407s

Chongqing General Aviation buys two 412s and two 407s

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT) announced the sale of two Bell 412EPI and two Bell 407GX aircraft to Chongqing General Aviation Co., Ltd. The signing marks the first Bell aircraft to be used in China for parapublic missions, including firefighting and search and rescue (SAR). The four aircraft are the first Bell… Read more »

Source: Bell, 14-Feb-14

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Bell delivers first 407GX to India

Bell delivers first 407GX to India

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), is pleased to announce the first delivery of a Bell 407GX in India to SpanAir, the country’s leading air charter company. Specializing in customized travel options, SpanAir offers a fleet of aircraft fully equipped with the latest in aviation and safety technology, including all weather and IFR… Read more »

Source: Bell, 12-Feb-14

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LifeFlight Eagle upgrades with two Bell 407GX helicopters

LifeFlight Eagle upgrades with two Bell 407GX helicopters

LifeFlight Eagle has placed into service two new state-of-the-art Bell 407GX helicopters at its Harrisonville and Trenton bases. The new aircraft were purchased as part of the non-profit organization’s fleet replacement program, and reflect LifeFlight Eagle’s ongoing commitment to the community to provide life-saving transport to critically ill and injured patients in Missouri and Kansas…. Read more »

Source: LifeFlight Eagle, 11-Feb-14

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Bell to Showcase Breadth of Product Offerings at Singapore Airshow

Bell to Showcase Breadth of Product Offerings at Singapore Airshow

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today its participation in the Singapore Airshow, to be held Feb. 11 – 16. Bell Helicopter will have a strong presence as an exhibitor, with a Bell 407GX and Bell 429 on static display as well as the debut of the Bell AH-1Z “Zulu” attack helicopter cockpit demonstrator. In addition, the U.S. Marine Corps… Read more »

Source: Bell, 08-Feb-14

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Conklin & de Decker Release Life Cycle Cost 2014

Conklin & de Decker Release Life Cycle Cost 2014

Conklin & de Decker has released the latest version of LIFE CYCLE COST 2014 Volume I. The most powerful aircraft budgeting and financial analysis tool available, LIFE CYCLE COST (LCC) from Conklin & de Decker, provides aircraft owners, operators, flight department managers, and aircraft consultants with independently researched ownership and operating cost data for more… Read more »

Source: Conklin & de Decker, 22-Jan-14

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Hawker Pacific Secures Australia’s First Bell 407GX Sale

Hawker Pacific Secures Australia’s First Bell 407GX Sale

Following the recently concluded region-wide demonstration tour, Hawker Pacific, the leading aircraft sales and product support company in Asia, Pacific and the Middle East, is delighted to announce Australia’s first Bell 407GX helicopter sale to a private Australian customer. The aircraft, slated for delivery in early 2014, will be based in Sydney, used for corporate… Read more »

Source: Hawker Pacific, 12-Dec-13

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