BELL

Bell Helicopter Textron Canada (Division of Textron Canada Ltd.)

Memorandum of Understanding to start helicopter industry in Canada signed 7 October 1983; 38,900 m2 (418,725 sq ft) factory opened late 1985 and employs 1,700 people; US civil production of 206B JetRanger transferred to Canada in 1986, 206L LongRanger by early 1987; then 212 in 1988 and 412 in 1989. The 230 was introduced and certified in Canada in 1992, but has been replaced by the 430. Newest products are the 407 and 427. Anout half of each helicopter made in Canada (dynamic systems supplied by Bell Fort Worth). Total of 233 commercial helicopters delivered in 1997, followed by 197 in 1998, 146 in 1999, 145 in 2000, 122 in 2001 and 92 in 2002.

Additional Info

  • Address: 12800 rue de l'Avenir, Mirabel, Quebec, Canada J7J 1R4
  • Tel: (+1 450) 437 34 00
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