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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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Mar
18
2019

BELL DELIVERS BELL 505 JET RANGER X TO STOCKTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

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(March 18, 2019) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of a law enforcement-configured Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to the Stockton Police Department.

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Jan
07
2019

Bell Unveils Full-Scale Design of Air Taxi at CES 2019

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CES 2019 – Las Vegas (Jan. 7, 2019) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, revealed the configuration and full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi vehicle today during CES 2019. The air taxi, named Bell Nexus, is powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system and features Bell’s signature powered lift concept incorporating six tilting ducted fans that are designed to safely and efficiently redefine air travel.

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Dec
18
2018

Bell V-280 Valor – First Year of Flight Proves the Future of Vertical Lift is Now

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The success of this cooperative effort demonstrates the ability to rapidly deliver revolutionary vertical lift capability to combat national security threats Fort Worth, Texas (December 18, 2018) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Team Valor marked the anniversary of the V-280 Valor’s first flight by continuing to prove the aircraft’s performance and technical maturity. As part of the U.S. Army led Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) program, the V-280 demonstrates that close collaboration between government and industry can deliver transformational speed, range and agility in vertical lift, in a fast and sustainable process.

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Dec
11
2018

BELL AND MOOG COLLABORATE FOR ON-DEMAND MOBILITY FLIGHT CONTROL ACTUATION SYSTEM

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Fort Worth, TX – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed teaming agreement with Moog, for the development of the Flight Control Actuation System (FCAS) to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft and on-demand mobility (ODM) solutions.

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Dec
03
2018

BELL DELIVERS FIRST LAW ENFORCEMENT CONFIGURED BELL 505 JET RANGER X TO SACRAMENTO POLICE DEPARTMENT

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(December 3, 2018) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced the delivery of the first law enforcement-configured Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to the Sacramento Police Department.

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Nov
07
2018

BELL AND ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS SIGN TEAMING AGREEMENT FOR ON-DEMAND MOBILITY ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS

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Fort Worth, TX – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed teaming agreement with Electric Power Systems (EPS), for the development of energy storage systems for Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft and on-demand mobility (ODM) solutions.

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Oct
24
2018

ABLE AEROSPACE EXPANDS OPPORTUNITIES WITH NADCAP ACCREDITATIONS

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MESA, Arizona – Aircraft repair and overhaul leader Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, has expanded its ability to serve key industry segments with three new accreditations from Nadcap, the global program denoting superior competency in aerospace-specific special processes capabilities.

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Oct
17
2018

BELL LAUNCHES CERTIFIED TRAINING FACILITIES TO EXPAND GLOBAL TRAINING OFFERING

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Helitech, The Netherlands (17 October 2018) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the launch of Certified Training Facilities (CTFs) to expand its global training offering. CTFs such as Helideal, a Bell Independent Representative based in southern France, will provide the highest standard of initial and recurrent pilot training under the umbrella of the renowned Bell Training Academy.

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Oct
16
2018

TRU SIMULATION + TRAINING AND FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL ANNOUNCE A JOINT VENTURE TO OFFER A COMBINED TRAINING SOLUTION ON TEXTRON AVIATION PLATFORMS

Posted by jhadmin

NEW YORK – TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and FlightSafety International have entered into a letter of intent to form a joint venture to provide the industry-leading training solution for Textron Aviation‘s broad product line of business and general aviation aircraft. TRU and FlightSafety will combine their assets and capabilities, including their simulators, courseware, and world-class teams, to support their global customers’ training needs.

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Oct
04
2018

Bell and Garmin Sign Teaming Agreement for On-Demand Mobility Avionics Systems

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Fort Worth, TX – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today a signed teaming agreement with Garmin International, Inc. on the development and integration of the autonomous vehicle management computer (VMC) systems to support Bell’s vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft.

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Jun
07
2018

BELL DELIVERS FIRST THREE BELL 505 HELICOPTERS TO CHINA

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Mirabel, Canada (7 June 2018) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company delivered the first three Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters destined for the Chinese market during a ceremony held at Bell’s facility in Mirabel, Canada. These are the first three aircraft of 110 ordered in 2017 by Reignwood International Investment Group Company Ltd, launch operator and exclusive authorized reseller in China for the 505. This first delivery follows the recent certification of the Bell 505 by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

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May
14
2018

BELL 505 RECEIVES CERTIFICATION IN CHINA

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Beijing, China (May 14, 2018) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has received certification for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. This is a major milestone for the international expansion of the Bell 505, as anticipation is growing in country to receive the deliveries of over 110 aircraft.

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May
03
2018

EDIC HORIZON INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT ACADEMY SIGNS FOR TWO BELL 429S

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United Arab Emirates – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company announced a signature from EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy to purchase two Bell 429 aircraft. Based at Al Ain International Airport, EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy utilizes their fleet of entirely Bell aircraft to provide unparalleled flight training to a variety of international students.

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Feb
26
2018

BELL LAUNCHES NEW BELL 407GXi

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Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the introduction of the Bell 407GXi at Heli-Expo 2018. The Bell 407GXi incorporates new avionics, an upgraded engine, and new executive interior design options.

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Feb
08
2018

BELL 505 TO ASSIST IN RECOVERY OF MISSING US MILITARY PERSONNEL IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

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Singapore Air Show (8 February 2018) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters to Asian Aviation Resources Pte. Ltd. in Cambodia.

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Feb
07
2018

BELL DELIVERS FIRST 505 JET RANGER X HELICOPTERS TO JAPAN

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Tokyo, Japan (7 February 2018) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters to SECO International. These are the first Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters delivered to a Japanese customer and will be used for passenger transport, sightseeing, aerial photography and television broadcasting.

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Feb
07
2018

BELL HELICOPTER SELLS FIRST TWO BELL 505 JET RANGER X HELICOPTERS TO VIETNAM

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Singapore Air Show (7 February 2018) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has signed a purchase agreement with both Vietnam Helicopter Corporation and its subsidiary, Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH North), for two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters.

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Feb
06
2018

BELL DELIVERS FIRST 505 JET RANGER X HELICOPTERS INTO ASIA PACIFIC

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Singapore Air Show (6 February 2018) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters to Nautilus Aviation. These are the first Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters delivered into the Asia Pacific region, where Bell expects to see the highest demand globally for the new 505s.

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