Bell Helicopter has delivered two Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters to Nautilus Aviation. These are the first Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters delivered into the Asia Pacific region, where Bell expects to see the highest demand globally for the new 505s.
“The Australian helicopter market is one of the largest and most important segments globally for Bell,” said Sameer A Rehman, managing director of Bell Helicopter Asia Pacific.
“We look forward to working closely with Nautilus to bring these aircraft into service and supporting Nautilus’ preparation of the aircraft for charter and utility operations.”
— Bell Helicopter (@BellHelicopter) February 6, 2018
The aircraft will be used for tourism charter and utility flights in the North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef region.
“At Nautilus, safety and excellence are paramount to us and in both regards, the Bell 505 has performed beyond our expectations throughout the test flights we took,” said Aaron Finn, CEO of Nautilus Aviation.
“I am confident that the new 505, with its advanced safety and avionics technology, will help us deliver a unique and safe experience for all our customers.”