HAI Heli-Expo 2019: Day Two Wrap-Up

JB Investments Signs for four Bell 407 GXis

Bell and JB Investments, Independent Representative for Bell in Poland, celebrated the sale of three Bell 407GXi Helicopters to the Polish Police and one Bell 407GXi to a corporate customer.

This is the first sale of the Bell 407GXi platform to a European law enforcement agency. These successes are a testament to the newly upgraded capabilities of the platform and we are looking forward to the first aircraft delivery to the Polish Police this year. said Duncan Van de Velde, Bell managing director for Europe and Russia

EDIC Horizon/Hawker Pacific Celebrate 110,000 Flight Hours on the Bell 429 Fleet

Since 2003, EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy has been providing flight training to future pilots in the UAE with its fleet solely comprising of Bell aircraft including Bell 206s, Bell 407s and Bell 429s.


EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy sets the bar for outstanding training,” said Sameer Rehman, Bell Managing Director, Africa and Middle East. Exceeding 100 000 hours of flight time is a fantastic achievement that demonstrates operational excellence. We are proud that future pilots are learning on Bell aircraft and we look forward to many more shared milestones in the future. said Sameer Rehman, Bell Managing Director, Africa and Middle East

Bell Nexus Partner Panel

The Bell Nexus partner panel revealed the excitement and passion each representative had for this program. Editor Elan Head from Vertical Magazine moderated the discussion while panelists shared their roles on the Bell Nexus team.

The Bell Nexus team are capable believers. We chose companies who provide key resources to the program and share the same vision for on-demand mobility. said Scott Drennan, Bell vice president of Innovation

About Bell

Thinking above and beyond is what we do. For more than 85 years, we’ve been reimagining the experience of flight – and where it can take us.

We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to certify a commercial helicopter. We were a part of NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we’re defining the future of advanced air mobility.

Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas – as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., – we have strategic locations around the globe. And with nearly one quarter of our workforce having served, helping our military achieve their missions is a passion of ours.

Above all, our breakthrough innovations deliver exceptional experiences to our customers. Efficiently. Reliably. And always, with safety at the forefront.

About Textron

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Pipistrel, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat, and Textron Systems. For more information, visit: www.textron.com.

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