Bell Helicopter Racks Up Orders at Heli-Expo 2014
Bell Helicopter racked up orders and commitments for more than 110 helicopters at Heli-Expo as of this afternoon. The majority of these are for the company’s new Model 505 Jet Ranger X, which has garnered 94 letters of intent. Its in-development Bell 525 Relentless scored a 10-ship deal today from Abu Dhabi Aviation, which chose the helicopters for its versatility to support offshore oil and gas, emergency medical support, VIP transport, firefighting and search and rescue mission. Bell also logged orders at the show for five 407GXs, three 412EPs and one 429.