Bell Expands Global Footprint in Germany

October 01, 2020

Bell adds new Authorized Maintenance Center in Germany

Fort Worth, TX (Oct. 1, 2020) Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it will be adding Intercopter GmbH to its Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC) network. Intercopter is located in Taufkirchen, Germany near Munich.

“Growing our German footprint has been one of our top European priorities and having Intercopter in our network is another important step in executing this strategy,” said Duncan Van De Velde, managing director, Europe and Russia. “This new AMC provides German customers a sense of security that the maintenance performed on their aircraft has been vetted by Bell.”

Intercopter GmbH was founded in 2003 and is an EASA-approved Part 145 maintenance organization. The company has long-standing experience in maintaining rotary and fixed wing aircraft. As a Bell AMC, Intercopter will provide service for the Bell 206 and Bell 407 series. Other Bell products will be added as required by the market.

Bell provides local support to customers in more than 50 countries in Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa through its AMC.

For more information, visit the Bell website.

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mediarelations@bellflight.com

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About Intercopter GmbH

In addition to the Part 145 maintenance approval, Intercopter GmbH also holds a Part 21/G Production Organization- and via its daughter company AAD GmbH a Part 21/J Design Organization approval. In addition to the Base Station in Taufkirchen, Intercopter operates a Base Station in Emden and Line Stations in Norden-Norddeich, Helgoland and Borkum. Intercopter is a 100% subsidiary of HTM Group, which in turn is owned by heristo aktiengesellschaft in Bad Rothenfelde, one of the top-selling companies in the German food industry. The core business of the HTM Group, founded in 1997, is the provision of helicopters for civilian and military customers. The business areas range from offshore operations, ambulance and passenger flights to flight training and work flights in the mountains. HTM is the market leader in the field of offshore flights with hoist operations.

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