Bell and EDIC Horizon Celebrate Bell 429 Deliveries

Bell and EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy have celebrated the delivery of two Bell 429s.

31 January 2019

Based at Al Ain International Airport Zone, EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy provides state-of-the-art flight training to future pilots with its exclusive Bell fleet comprising of Bell 206s, Bell 407s and will utilize its new Bell 429s for ATP, instrument, multi-engine and specialized mission training.

“We are excited to add Bell 429s to our flight training fleet. Bell helicopters have been an essential part of our training operations since our inception and the new aircraft will enable us to further expand our training offering.”

said Hareb Thani Al Dhaheri, CEO, EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy.

“The EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy sets the bar for excellent training in the region. This celebration is a key milestone for Bell as it demonstrates the traction the Bell 429 has gained in the Middle East. There are now 332 Bell 429 aircraft in operation around the world, exceeding 330 000 hours of operation on the global fleet.”

said Sameer Rehman, Bell Managing Director, Africa and Middle East

With the lowest vibrations in its class, the Bell 429 meets or exceeds today’s airworthiness requirements to enhance occupant safety, with the adaptability to remain at the forefront as mission needs evolve. The use of metallic and composite parts in its construction creates the perfect balance between rigidity, flexibility and durability. An advanced avionics and systems monitoring suite ensures outstanding maintainability and aircraft readiness.

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