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Bell signs customer service facility agreement with Abu Dhabi Aviation

February 27, 2024  By Helicopters Staff

Leaders from Bell and Abu Dhabi Aviation celebrate a new support and service partnership for the Middle East. (Photo: Bell Textron)

Bell Textron signed an agreement making Abu Dhabi Aviation an authorized Bell Customer Service Facility (CSF) for Bell 212, Bell 412 and the SUBARU Bell 412EPX commercial aircraft.

“We’re honoured to strengthen our relationship with Abu Dhabi Aviation and continue providing exceptional support and service options to the UAE and Middle East region,” said Chris Schaefer, Vice President, Global Customer Solutions, Bell Textron.

Bell is also collaborating with the United Arab Emirates operator to support a regional demo tour of the SUBARU Bell 412EPX, which is the most recent upgrade for the 412 model. It holds an increased maximum internal weight of 12,200 lbs, external weight of 13,000 lbs and up to 5,000 lbs of goods with a cargo hook. The aircraft can internally carry up to 5,385 lbs in up to 220 cubic feet of food supplies, tools, field equipment, helicopter emergency medical services or palletized gear.

Abu Dhabi Aviation is described by Bell as the largest commercial helicopter operator in the Middle East, with 61 helicopters and four fixed-wing aircraft and has accumulated more than 1 million flight hours on its Bell fleet.



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