Bell receives new Bell 412EPI orders
Bell Textron has received orders from two Japanese prefectures for Bell 412EPI helicopters, the company announced on 15 October.
The two helicopters will be delivered to Wakayama and Ishikawa prefectures through Rotorcraft Services Group and EuroTec Japan Corporation. Both prefectures will use the aircraft for firefighting operations.
Jacinto Monge, managing director, North Asia, Bell, said: ‘We are honoured that the Wakayama and Ishikawa prefectures have selected the Bell 412EPI for their firefighting and disaster relief and response missions.
'This agreement demonstrates the Bell 412EPI’s strength in the Japanese para-public sector and the confidence the Japanese government has in the aircraft to save lives.’
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