Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.

February 2008 edition

Helicopter firm makes changes to its product line

Bell Helicopter is to increase manufacturing capacity of some product lines to accelerate deliveries of its high-demand aircraft.

The Texas-based aircraft manufacturer is ramping up production of the Bell 407, 412 and 429 helicopters to enable the company to deliver a larger number of commercial aircraft each year.

To make way for this increase in manufacturing, Bell has taken the decision to end production of the Bell JetRanger, 210, 427 and 430 by 2010. It will continue to provide support for both in and out of production helicopters.....

Full report (88 words) is available by subscription:  

Tell a friend/colleague about this story:


Subscribers are able to access the full text of articles on this web site, and in a downloadable PDF newsletter. If you have a subscription already then please log in, otherwise see our latest subscription offers.

Enhanced listings:

Midland Aerospace
Manufacturer of complex 3- and 5-axis CNC machined and fabricated detail components & assemblies for the aerospace & defence market sectors.

Ascent Aerospace
Ascent Aerospace is the leading provider of aerospace tooling systems, assembly automation and factory integration.

General Plastics Manufacturing Co.
GP has been supplying OEMs, Tier 1 & 2 companies with flame-retardant foam core materials and custom flexible foam molded parts for aircraft flight decks and interior cabins for over 50 years.

Handtmann A-Punkt Automation GmbH
Handtmann 5-axis HSC/HPC machining centres are the ideal solution for a variety of applications in aerospace manufacturing, providing maximum productivity.

Beckwood Press
Your single source for aerospace forming equipment. Manufacturer of Triform Sheet hydroforming presses.

See our advertising tariff.


data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Copyright of Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2017. Terms & Conditions of reading.