Bell Helicopters’ distributor in Russia Jet Transfer announced the first in the market Bell 427 was delivered to a Russian customer. The helicopter has already been registered in Russia and got airworthiness certificate. Bell Helicopter received type certification for this model from Russian aviation authorities earlier this year.
Bell 427 is to be operated as a corporate transport by an undisclosed Russian company.
The delivery of Bell 427 marks another step by US manufacturer to expand on growing Russian market.