Bell Mexico Delivers 800th Commercial Aircraft Cabin

April 11, 2024

The Bell team delivered the cabin to Bell Canada Assembly Center for final assembly

Bell MexicoSantiago, Chile (April 11, 2024) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced at FIDAE 2024 that Bell Mexico successfully delivered the 800th commercial aircraft cabin to Bell Canada Assembly Center 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 many 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."

As an aviation leader in Latin America, Bell has noted a boost in sales success with over 850 operators and nearly 1,400 commercial aircraft in service across the region. As a result, Bell has established a prominent aftermarket footprint with Customer Service Facilities and Authorized Maintenance Facilities in many countries throughout Latin America.

To learn more about how Bell aircraft advances missions worldwide, please visit the Bell product page or visit the Bell chalet (#A - 5) during FIDAE 2024 from April 9-12, 2024.

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