26-Feb-2015 Source: Bell
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 Helicopter plans to showcase several updated aircraft and programs, including its progress on its newest products, the Bell 525 Relentless and Bell 505 Jet Ranger X.
Bell Helicopter invites attendees to its opening event in booth 337 on March 3 at 12:00 p.m. ET where it will introduce new product upgrades for several aircraft in its current product line. Within the booth, attendees will get the opportunity to learn more about the company’s integrated global support and service offerings as well as get an up close look at Bell Helicopter’s most advanced commercial products including,
Additionally, Bell Helicopter will provide demonstration flights in the Bell 429 and Bell 407GX as well as an opportunity to engage in the Bell 525 simulator cabin.
“Heli-Expo is undoubtedly one of our most important events of the year,” said John Garrison, Bell Helicopter’s president and CEO. “As the largest helicopter trade show and exposition in the world, it is an invaluable opportunity for us to hear from our customers, prospects and suppliers. It is this input we receive that guides us in providing leading commercial products and service.”
Heli-Expo will host about 20,000 industry professionals, more than 700 competitive exhibitors, over 60 helicopters on display and more than 100 educational opportunities, including education courses, seminars, workshops and forums
“This year, Bell Helicopter is celebrating its 80th anniversary, and this successful longevity is contributed to the company’s commitment to providing world-class support and service,” added Garrison. “Bell has been expanding its international capabilities to be closer to its global customer, by updating its service center in Prague, opening a regional office in Abu Dhabi and coming soon, a new office in Tokyo. The company’s focus on its customers has been a key differentiator for the company, as evidenced by our consistent number one ranking in customer service for over two decades.”