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EDIC Horizon receives two Bell 429 helicopters

13th December 2018 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Bell has delivered two Bell 429 helicopters to EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy in the UAE, the company announced on 10 December.

EDIC Horizon provides flight training to pilots with its Bell 206 and Bell 407 fleet, and will use its new Bell 429s for ATP, instrument, multi-engine and specialised mission training.

Sameer Rehman, managing director, Africa and Middle East, Bell, said: ‘The EDIC Horizon International Flight Academy sets the bar for excellent training in the region.

'This celebration is a key milestone for Bell as it demonstrates the traction the Bell 429 has gained in the Middle East. There are now 332 Bell 429 aircraft in operation around the world, exceeding 330 000 hours of operation on the global fleet.’

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