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Bell Helicopter showcases next generation commercial helicopters at Paris Air Show

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Paris Air Show 2015
International Paris Air Show
15 - 21 June 2015
Paris - Le Bourget, France
 
 
 
Bell Helicopter showcases next generation commercial helicopters at Paris Air Show
 
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company,is showcasing the Bell 429 WLG, 407 GXP, the 525 simulation cabin and V-22 model during the Paris Air Show on the Textron pavilion A2. Bell Helicopter has been delivering innovative, state-of-art helicopters to customers in Europe for over 50 years.
     
Bell Helicopter showcases next generation commercial helicopters at Paris Air Show Bell 407GXP is displayed on Textron pavilion at Paris Air Show 2015
     

Due to the growing commercial successes in Europe with the Bell 407GXP, the 429, 505 and 525, Bell Helicopter is continuing to grow its footprint in the region with the first Bell Helicopter European training facility opening in Valencia, Spain in 2016. The facility will offer full-flight simulation training for the Bell 429. Bell Helicopter has also been investing in greater capabilities with the Bell European Customization & Delivery Center in Prague acquired in 2010 and has been implanted in Amsterdam with its Supply Center for the past 40 years.

Derived from the Bell 407GX platform, the Bell 407GXP has an additional 50 lbs (22.5 kg) of payload capability, coupled with the new M250 Rolls-Royce engine that improves performance and fuel efficiency delivering class leading hot and high performance. The aircraft is also equipped with new avionics features such as a hover performance calculator improvement, as well as a transmission TBO extension of +500 hours that will lower maintenance costs.
     
Bell Helicopter showcases next generation commercial helicopters at Paris Air ShowBell 429 WLG is displayed on Textron pavilion at Paris Air Show 2015
     
The Bell 429 WLG is the only light twin-engine helicopter on the market with true two-litter capability with enough cabin space for two medical attendants and two crew members. The Bell 429 also offers exceptional flight performance with a fully integrated glass cockpit, advanced drive system and fully-coupled GPS approaches and IFR capability Bell Helicopter aircraft on display Textron pavilion A2

• Bell 429 WLG - the 21st century standard for light twins
• Bell 407 GXP - with 1200 Bell 407s delivered world-wide, the Bell 407 GXP is a highly versatile, state-of-the-art helicopter.
• Bell 525 simulation cabin - Not just another helicopter: world’s first fly-by-wire commercial helicopter delivers a generational shift in pilot situational awareness, safety and reliability. Attendees are provided the opportunity to engage in the cabin.
• Bell Boeing V-22 Model - most in-demand aircraft in the United States Marine Corps with over 250,000 flight hours in humanitarian aid campaigns, emergency evacuations and long-range logistical support.