Moog Announces Contract With Bell Helicopter for Bell 525 Relentless Flight
EAST AURORA, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- Moog Inc. (NYSE:
MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today that it finalized the terms of a
contract with Bell Helicopter for the design, qualification and
manufacturing of the primary flight control actuation on the new Bell
525 Relentless helicopter.
Last February, Bell Helicopter launched the 525 Relentless Program, a
Super Medium(TM) twin capable of carrying up to 16 passengers. The
helicopter, which was designed with the assistance of select
customers, will be marketed to the offshore oil industry, search and
rescue operators, corporate/executive transport and emergency medical
Bell Helicopter selected Moog as the primary flight control actuation
supplier on the 525 Relentless in early 2012. The helicopter's flight
control system will feature a new
Ralph Elbert, General Manager of Moog's Rotorcraft Products Business
Unit stated "I'm delighted that we are working with Bell on this
high-profile platform. We have been involved with this program for
nearly a year and recently completed the critical design review and
delivered the first shipset of prototype hardware. Bell Helicopter is
targeting 2014 for the first flight of the 525 Relentless.
Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of
precision control components and systems. Moog's high-performance
systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and
space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial
machinery, wind energy, marine and medical equipment. Additional
information about the Company can be found at www.moog.com.
About Bell Helicopter
Bell Helicopter, a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is an
industry-leading producer of commercial and military, manned and
unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary
tiltrotor aircraft. Globally recognized for world-class customer
service, innovation and superior quality, Bell's global workforce
serves customers flying Bell aircraft in more than 120 countries.
Additional information about the Bell Helicopter can be found at
Ann Marie Luhr
NEW YORK 14052
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