Bell Helicopter Receives Foreign Approvals for Seven Accessories
Bell Helicopter announced foreign approval of seven products distributed through its Aeronautical Accessories brand. Approvals were received in May from the Ukraine State Aviation Administration, Brazil’s Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil (ANAC) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for numerous products, including Ukraine approvals for Bell 407 cabin floor protectors and baggage floor protectors; ANAC approvals for the health and usage monitoring system for the Bell 429, an antenna kit for the Bell 407 and a radar altimeter antenna mount kit for the Bell 206L-1, L-3 and L-4; EASA approvals for a radar altimeter antenna mount kit for the Bell 206L, L-1, L-3 and L-4, and a Bell 412 cargo door retention kit. “Foreign approvals of these products allow Bell Helicopter to expand its worldwide customization offerings,” said Chad Nimrick, director, customer support and services engineering and aeronautical accessories. “In addition, these approvals further the ability of our Aeronautical Accessories brand to supply equipment to our customers in these regions to enhance their mission capability and safety of operations.” Aeronautical Accessories products are distributed through Bell Helicopter’s worldwide supply center base and customer service facility network.