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Bell Mexico delivers 800th commercial aircraft cabin

April 17, 2024  By Helicopters Staff

A Bell Mexico employe works on a 407 helicopter fuselage. Bell opened its manufacturing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico, in 2010. (Photo: Bell Textron)

Bell Textron announced at FIDAE 2024, an annual aerospace and defense exposition held in Chile, that Bell Mexico successfully delivered the 800th commercial aircraft cabin to Bell Canada Commercial Assembly and Delivery Centre for aircraft assembly. This news comes nearly a year after Bell Mexico celebrated its 15-year operational anniversary.

“The 800th cabin milestone is a testament to not only Bell’s commitment to our customers, but also to our facilities that work together to ensure a cohesive pipeline of creating top-of-the-line products to vigilantly assembling it, all at Bell-owned and operated facilities,” said Danny Maldonado, chief commercial officer, Bell.

In 2010, Bell opened its manufacturing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico, formally known as Bell Mexico. Since its inception, Bell Mexico has manufactured cabins and fuselages, as well as electrical harnesses and components, instrument panels, firewalls, bulkheads, floors, and other structural components for the Bell 206L4, Bell 407, Bell 429, and Bell 412 platform.

“Bell Mexico is proud to celebrate producing our 800th commercial aircraft cabin,” said Luis Azua, general manager, Bell Mexico. “Our team remains ready to support our customers around the world through high-quality aircraft cabins and components.”


Bell supports more than 850 operators and nearly 1,400 commercial aircraft in service across Latin America.


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