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Friday, October 12, 2007

Bell Sees 429 Deliveries Next October

Jim McKenna

Bell Helicopter now expects to field its newest civil aircraft, the 429 light twin, by next October. Two flight-test versions have flown more than 300 hr, according to the company, which said it has received orders for more that 230. Interest has been primarily from the emergency medical service sector, law enforcement, and offshore support. The aircraft is designed to have a range of 350 nm and a base price of $4.8 million. For related news
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