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Reignwood orders additional Bell 505s

10th November 2017 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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China's Reignwood International Investment Group has signed an agreement with Bell Helicopter to purchase an additional 50 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X aircraft, Bell Helicopter announced on 8 November. 

Under the agreement, Reignwood will act as the exclusive reseller of the Bell 505 in China, and will establish a delivery and maintenance centre for the type.

Earlier this year Reignwood signed agreements for 60 Bell 505 helicopters, bringing the total order to 110 aircraft.

Zheng Gang, chairman of Reignwood Aviation, said: ‘We are pleased to have finalised this agreement with Bell Helicopter.

‘We look forward to bringing the Bell 505 to customers in China and growing the use of helicopters in the corporate, tourism and utility sectors.’

The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X is Bell Helicopter’s five-seat aircraft designed for safety, efficiency and reliability through advanced avionics technology. It incorporates proven dynamic components, advanced aerodynamic design, and a dual channel FADEC Turbomeca Arrius 2R engine.

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