Bell Helicopter

About Bell Helicopters

A Bell Helicopter is a commercial and military helicopter manufactured by Bell Textron Aviation Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas. The company manufactures military and commercial helicopters in Fort Worth and Mirabel, Quebec, Canada. It has been manufacturing helicopters for more than a century.

The company has a history of innovation and is a prominent OEM of corporate and VIP helicopters. The company was founded in 1950 and has produced numerous popular turbine helicopter models. The Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey, for example, recently achieved 300,000 hours of flight.

U.S. Manufacturing

Bell Helicopter is one of North America’s largest producers of commercial and military aircraft. Its innovations and advanced technology have led to the company becoming an industry leader. Government agencies, businesses, and private individuals in over 130 countries use Bells’ helicopters.

It has an extensive global presence and is an industry leader in the vertical lift aircraft market. The company is headquartered in Texas and has additional manufacturing facilities in Amarillo, and Mirabel, Canada. It also maintains key logistic supply centers in Singapore, Europe, and North America. 

Expansion Planning

The company has continued to innovate and improve its helicopters. In 2000, it opened a $40 million plant in Amarillo, Texas, to produce the V-22 Osprey. State representatives and politicians backed the project and helped the company secure its location. 

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