Bell Helicopter Showcases Bell 206L4 at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

November 05, 2013

Fort Lauderdale, FL - November 05, 2013 - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), showcased a Bell 206L4 aboard a superyacht with exclusive access for attendees at the 54th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, held October 31 to November 4.

"The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show offers a unique opportunity for us to meet with our current and potential customers in the VIP segment and showcase one of our most trusted aircraft, the LongRanger. With its spacious cabin, club passenger seating for six and exceptionally smooth ride, the Bell 206L4 is a popular aircraft among VIP and corporate operators throughout the world," said Anthony Moreland, Bell Helicopter's managing director in North America.

The Bell 206L4 is the latest Bell 206L LongRanger upgrade, featuring a proven Rolls-Royce 250-C30P turbine engine with over 150 million flight hours logged. The Bell 206L4 offers a variety of safety features, low fuel consumption per hour, club passenger seating for face-to-face conversation, as well as a patented suspension system for a smooth ride.

Held in the yachting capital of the world, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show exhibits a wide variety of boats and sea vessels, including high performance boats, sailing yachts and superyachts. Attracting hundreds of thousands of marine enthusiasts, the show has six distinct locations covering more than three million square feet of space.

About Bell Helicopter
Bell Helicopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is an industry-leading producer of commercial and military, manned and unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft. Globally recognized for world-class customer service, innovation and superior quality, Bell's global workforce serves customers flying Bell aircraft in more than 120 countries.

About Textron Inc.
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft Company, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. More information is available at

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