Bell announces new deal with Qiqihar Kun Feng General Aviation
March 3, 2015 By Bell Helicopter
March 3, 2015, Fort Worth, Tx. - Bell Helicopter has announced the purchase of two Bell 407GX and a letter of intent to purchase five Bell 505 aircraft by Qiqihar Kun Feng General Aviation Co., a subsidiary of Kun Feng Group, a agricultural holding company.
“For many years Qiqihar Kun Feng has utilized leased helicopters in their operations. We are proud they have chosen Bell helicopters as they build a reliable fleet of self-owned aircraft,” said Chris Jaran, Vice President for Bell Helicopter in China.
Qiqihar Kun Feng is the second of China’s leading agricultural firms to acquire Bell helicopters to be used primarily for crop spraying.
“We are pleased to work with Bell Helicopter’s team in China as we expand our operations,” said, Mr. Zhu Dayong, Managing Director for Qiqihar Kun Feng. “We look forward to taking ownership of the Bell 407 and 505 aircraft and employing the enhanced capabilities they bring.”
Built on the proven performance and reliability of the Bell 407 platform, the Bell 407GX features the Garmin G1000H™ flight deck, providing critical flight information at a glance for greater situational awareness and increased safety. The flight deck's high resolution LCD screens host primary flight and multi-function display information, including Helicopter Terrain Avoidance Warning System, Helicopter Synthetic Vision Technology™, Traffic Information Systems and more. The 407GX also features a tail rotor camera, allowing the pilot a clear view of the tail during take-offs and landings.