Bell 412EPI takes off on Five Month Demonstration Tour across Asia Pacific
AeroBD | The AERO news Company…: Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces plans to showcase the versatile capabilities of the Bell 412EPI through a series of customer demonstration flights in Asia Pacific.
Bell Helicopter last demonstrated the Bell 412’s capability in 2013 in the region and since then has attracted a number of customers including the Philippine Department of National Defense and the Government of Uttar Pradesh in India. There are currently more than 150 Bell 412 variants operating throughout Asia Pacific across a range of mission segments including VIP, energy, and general utility – proving the operational versatility of the aircraft.
“Customers around the globe rely on the Bell 412 to consistently perform in the toughest of environments, but also provide smooth and efficient travel across the region,” said Sameer A. Rehman, Bell Helicopter’s managing director of Asia Pacific. “We are delighted to showcase the versatility of this aircraft to our Asia Pacific customers. The new Bell 412EPI offers more powerful engine performance with a state-of-the-art integrated glass avionics suite that improves situational awareness and reduces pilot workload. We are eager for our customers to experience the power of this aircraft first hand.”
Bell Helicopter pilots will embark on a five-month demonstrating tour traveling to a number of countries in Asia.