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Nov
11
2019

BELL JOINS ARMY PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS PROGRAM

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FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 11, 2019) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, signed an agreement today with the Army Partnership for Youth Success Program (PaYS) during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Bell Forth Worth headquarters.

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Nov
05
2019

Bell Announces Life Flight Network Signs Purchase Agreement for Eight Bell Helicopters

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Fort Worth, TX (Nov. 5, 2019) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today Life Flight Network has signed a purchase agreement for four Bell 429s and four Bell 407GXis to add to its existing Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) aircraft fleet.

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Oct
21
2019

Bell 525 Full Scale Mock-up on Display at Dubai South VIP Terminal

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Now until the first week of November, a full-scale mock-up of the Bell 525 is on display at the Dubai South VIP Terminal, inviting passengers transiting through the airport a unique opportunity to experience the next-generation helicopter coming to market.

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Oct
18
2019

Expanding Helicopter Operations in Africa

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Africa is larger than China, the United States and Canada put together – it’s vast and there is a major need for additional helicopters. We are seeing major opportunities to expand helicopter operations in Africa and Bell is at the center of this vertical lift growth.

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Oct
16
2019

Bell 505 Attracts Attention as Training Platform

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With optional dual pilot controls, the Bell 505, which recently surpassed 20,000 flight hours globally, is an excellent aircraft for training pilots to fly today’s modern aircraft with integrated glass flight decks, FADEC controlled engines, and other advanced technologies. These modern technologies coupled with proven dynamic systems and a high inertia rotor system for excellent autorotation capabilities create the optimal platform for helicopter training.

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Oct
15
2019

Japanese Prefectures Place Orders For Two Bell 412EPI Helicopters

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Tokyo, Japan (October 15, 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced that two Japanese prefectures have placed orders for two Bell 412EPI helicopters. The orders came from the Wakayama and Ishikawa Prefectures, through Rotorcraft Services Group (RSG) and EuroTec Japan Corporation. Each Prefecture has ordered one Bell 412EPI, and the aircraft will be operated by their respective firefighting departments

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Oct
11
2019

Tianjin Helicopter Expo: Celebrating 40 Years of Bell Helicopters Operating in China

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China, Tianjin - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, celebrated today 40 years of Bell helicopters operating in the Chinese market.

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Oct
11
2019

Bell Appoints China State Grid GA as a Bell429 Authorized Maintenance Center

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China, Tianjin - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the appointment of China State Grid General Aviation Co., Ltd. as a new Bell 429 Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC), making it the fifth CAAC part 145 certified Bell-authorized MRO center in China.

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Oct
10
2019

Bell Appoints China State Grid GA as a Bell429 Authorized Maintenance Center

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China, Tianjin (October 10, 2019) - Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the appointment of China State Grid General Aviation Co., Ltd. as a new Bell 429 Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC), making it the fifth CAAC part 145 certified Bell-authorized MRO center in China.

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Oct
07
2019

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Fleet Surpasses 500,000 Flight Hours

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FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 7, 2019) – The V-22 fleet of tiltrotor aircraft built by Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Boeing [NYSE: BA] has topped the 500,000 flight hour milestone. More than 375 Ospreys logged the hours, including the U.S. Air Force CV-22 and the U.S. Marine Corps MV-22.

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Oct
02
2019

VERSATILE. LETHAL. SUSTAINABLE. BELL ANNOUNCES 360 INVICTUS FOR U.S. ARMY FARA COMPETITION

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Fort Worth, Texas (October 2, 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has announced a new rotorcraft, Bell 360 Invictus, as the company’s entrant for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototype program. Bell’s innovative approach to designing the Bell 360 Invictus combines proven low-risk technologies with advanced processes to deliver soldiers an affordable, agile and lethal solution to win on the modern battlefield. The Bell 360 Invictus meets or exceeds all requirements as laid out under the FARA contract.

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Sep
30
2019

Bell teams with Collins Aerospace to deliver a high-performance solution for U.S. Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft

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Fort Worth, Texas – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced a teaming agreement with Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), as Bell competes for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototype program.

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Sep
18
2019

LO Helicopter Committee Enthusiastic about Bell 525

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New Bell 525 technologies will raise oil and gas helicopter operational safety standards in the North Sea.

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Sep
12
2019

Students STEP into the Future with Bell

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This week, Bell launched its new high school Student Training Employment Program (STEP). The students and schools were selected through Bell’s partnership with Project Lead the Way, a non-profit that puts STEM classes into K-12 classrooms. Students from Fort Worth and Arlington ISDs submitted their resumes and participated in onsite interviews. Out of the many applications received, seven students were selected.

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Sep
10
2019

ABLE AEROSPACE SERVICES OPENS $9 MILLION, 60,000-S.F. FACILITY EXPANSION

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MESA, Arizona – Employees, dignitaries and community members joined Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, last week to officially open a $9 million building expansion at Able’s headquarters facility, located within Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Arizona.

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Aug
28
2019

Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Fleet Surpasses 20,000 Flight Hours

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Fort Worth, TX (28 August 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has surpassed more than 20,000 flight hours. Bell has delivered 200 aircraft to customers operating the aircraft spanning six continents.

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Aug
26
2019

Bell Autonomous Pod Transport 70 Achieves First Autonomous Flight

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Fort Worth, TX (August 26, 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the successful first autonomous flight of the Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) 70 at their testing site near Fort Worth. Bell plans to continue to test the vehicle under an experimental type certificate throughout the remainder of the year.

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Aug
15
2019

BELL 407GXI EARNS IFR CERTIFICATION

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FORT WORTH, Texas (15 August 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enabling the Bell 407GXi to replace the Bell TH-57 Sea Ranger as the US Navy's training helicopter.

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Aug
15
2019

Bell Announces 200th Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Delivery

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Fort Worth, TX (15 August 2019) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced today the delivery of the 200th Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Austria-based operator Hubi-fly Helikopter GmbH. The aircraft will be used for corporate transport.

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Jun
21
2019

SHIN-NIHON HELICOPTERS ORDERS TWO BELL 407GXI HELICOPTERS FOR UTILITY MISSIONS IN JAPAN

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Paris Airshow (June 19, 2019) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced that Shin-Nihon Helicopters has placed an order for two Bell 407GXi helicopters, which upon delivery, will make Shin-Nihon Helicopters the first in Japan to operate the Bell 407GXi.

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Jun
20
2019

JAPAN NATIONAL POLICE AGENCY PLACES WORLD’S FIRST ORDER FOR SUBARU BELL 412EPX

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Paris Air Show – At a ceremony held this week, Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and SUBARU CORPORATION, announced that the Japan National Police Agency (JPNA) has placed the first order for a SUBARU BELL 412EPX.

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May
22
2019

BELL 429 BUILDS MOMENTUM WITH CORPORATE CUSTOMERS

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Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is showcasing its corporate Bell 429 outfitted with Mecaer Aviation’s MAGnificent interior at EBACE. The aircraft is building momentum in the region with 7 recent sales to corporate customers in Germany, Greece, the Ukraine and Russia.

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May
21
2019

BELL 505 JET RANGER X CONTINUES GLOBAL EXPANSION

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21 May 2019, EBACE - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the signature of a new purchase agreement for the Bell 505 with HUBI-FLY from Austria and the recent certification of the aircraft in the Ukraine and Russia. With over 150 aircraft delivered worldwide, the Bell 505 is already demonstrating excellent performance.

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May
13
2019

VIETNAM LAUNCHES TOURISM FLIGHTS OVER ICONIC HA LONG BAY WITH BELL 505 JRX HELICOPTERS

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Ha Long Bay, Vietnam – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH North), a subsidiary of state-owned helicopter operator Vietnam Helicopter Corporation, has launched the first ever helicopter tourism flights with the Bell 505 in Vietnam’s iconic Ha Long Bay.

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May
07
2019

UNMANNED SAFETY INSTITUTE TO COLLABORATE WITH TEXTRON SYSTEMS TO CREATE EMPLOYMENT PIPELINE FOR COLLEGIATE STUDENTS

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The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the industry leader in remote pilot safety education, training, and certification, will collaborate with Textron Systems, a business of Textron, Inc. (NYSE:TXT), to implement Aerosonde® Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) operator training into university curriculums, helping prospective unmanned systems operators with certification.

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May
02
2019

Unmanned Safety Institute to Collaborate with Textron Systems to Create Employment Pipeline for Collegiate Students

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ORLANDO, Fla. – 5/2/2019 – The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the industry leader in remote pilot safety education, training, and certification, will collaborate with Textron Systems, a business of Textron, Inc. (NYSE:TXT), to implement Aerosonde® Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) operator training into university curriculums, helping prospective unmanned systems operators with certification.

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Apr
01
2019

FlightSafety International And TRU Simulation + Training Have Established FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training

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NEW YORK (April 1, 2019) – FlightSafety International and TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, have formed a new company called FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training. This new joint venture will provide training services for Textron Aviation‘s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft.

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Apr
01
2019

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL AND TRU SIMULATION + TRAINING HAVE ESTABLISHED FLIGHTSAFETY TEXTRON AVIATION TRAINING

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NEW YORK (April 1, 2019) – FlightSafety International and TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, have formed a new company called FlightSafety Textron Aviation Training. This new joint venture will provide training services for Textron Aviation‘s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft.

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Mar
22
2019

BELL AND ROLLS-ROYCE COLLABORATE ON ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

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Fort Worth, Texas – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced a teaming agreement with Rolls-Royce for the development of an optimized propulsion system and continued risk reduction efforts aimed at the V-280 Valor and V-247 advanced vertical lift platforms. The collaboration will focus on the integration of Rolls-Royce’s proven low-risk and advanced propulsion systems into future Bell aircraft.

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Mar
20
2019

V-22 OSPREY MARKS THREE DECADES OF TRANSFORMING MILITARY AVIATION

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Fort Worth, Texas – During the thirty years since the V-22 Osprey first flew, the tiltrotor aircraft, built by Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Boeing [NYSE: BA], has fundamentally changed how the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force operate in combat and support humanitarian operations. The V-22 has become one of the most in-demand and reliable aircraft in military service with its unique vertical maneuverability combined with the speed, range and fuel efficiency of a fixed-wing airplane.

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