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Heli-Expo 2019: Bell takes diplomatic approach to FVL funding

3rd March 2019 - 16:07 GMT | by Tim Martin in Atlanta


Ahead of the highly anticipated US Presidential Budget 2019 scheduled for March, Bell is remaining non-committal to any suggestion that low level FVL funding could jeopardise its own investment plans on the US Army programme.

Recent comments from Textron CFO Frank Connor, had indicated that Bell’s parent company would ‘roll back’ FVL funding if the US government does not make a significant financial commitment to industry, but when asked by Shephard if he shared Connor’s analysis, Mitch Snyder, CEO at Bell, refused to be drawn on the subject.

‘From our perspective we will continue to do our part of the

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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