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Media Moves: Corporate Jet Investor
Aviation - 14th September 2011
Media Moves: Corporate Jet Investor

Tom Porter has been appointed Reporter at Corporate Jet Investor, the specialist website and event organiser for buyers and financiers of business jets and helicopters. He will mainly be writing ...

Aviation - 27th July 2010
Hang on to your lunch

Yesterday, Marc had his first flight in a helicopter. As part of supporting Bell Helicopter at the 2010 Farnborough Airshow, we were on hand to help with a media flight ...

Aviation - 21st July 2010
Bell Helicopter and Hawker Pacific Ink Deal for Eleventh 412

Farnborough, England (July 21, 2010) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Hawker Pacific Airservices Ltd., signed another contract for the sale of an additional Bell 412. ...

Aviation - 20th July 2010
Bell Helicopter News from the Farnborough Air Show 2010

Bell Helicopter has posted its latest press releases from the Farnborough Air Show.1) Bell Helicopter and BLR Partner to Increase Altitude Performance for Bell 412EP Helicopters Bell Helicopter Introduces Low-Cost ...

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Aviation - 19th July 2010
Bell Helicopter and National Research Council Canada Sign Research Framework Agreement at Farnborough Air Show

Farnborough, England, (July 19, 2010) – The National Research Council Canada (NRC) and Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced today that they have signed a 10-year research framework agreement ...

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Aviation - 19th July 2010
Bell Helicopter and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace Complete Agreement for Seven Additional Aircraft

Farnborough, England (July 19, 2010) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace Co., Ltd announced the agreement for the sale of seven additional helicopters. ...

Aviation - 5th January 2010
Media Moves: Expansion for Britain’s biggest aviation magazine

Pilot, the best-selling monthly magazine for pilots and aeroplane enthusiasts, is to be expanded in 2010, with an additional section aimed at broadening its coverage.Pilot Plus will appear on alternate ...

Media - 9th December 2009
Media Moves: Rotorhub & Defence Helicopter

Tony Skinner has joined Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter as editor. Tony was previously features editor at Jane’s Defence Weekly. He can be reached on 01753 727 020 and

Aviation - 30th September 2009
Busy times for Bell at Helitech

We enjoyed a busy time at Helitech, the largest helicopter exhibition in Europe, held at Duxford Aerodrome (UK) in September. As well as meeting old friends and industry colleagues, we ...

Aviation - 12th May 2009
Cessna to Use Bell’s European Parts Center to Enhance AOG Support

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 12, 2009 – Cessna Aircraft Company announced today at the annual European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibit (EBACE) it has reached agreement with sister company Bell Helicopter ...

Aviation - 5th January 2009
A new market for helicopters?

Thanks to Unusual Attitude for the heads up on what has to rate as one of the oddest applications of rotorcraft technology. Fox News reportFor demolition work it seems a ...