Comply Industries Limited of Kenya signs purchase agreement for Bell 505

Bell Press Release | November 15, 2021

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Bell Textron Inc., a company of Textron Inc., has announced the purchase of a Bell 505 by Kenyan customer Comply Industries Limited. Delivery is scheduled for late November 2021 and marks the fifth Bell 505 aircraft sold in East Africa. The aircraft will be used for corporate transportation across the country.

The fifth Bell 505 to be sold in East Africa is expected to be delivered in late November 2021 and will be used for corporate transport across the country. Photo Bell

“We are delighted that Comply Industries has chosen the Bell 505 as the helicopter platform of choice to meet travel and operating needs,” said Lynette Loosen, Regional Sales Manager, Africa and Middle East, Bell . “The Bell 505 is an exceptional aircraft for corporate transport with its increased visibility for passengers and comfortable interiors. We look forward to providing Comply Industries with effective flight solutions.

Comply Industries is Kenya‘s leading producer of sustainably processed wood products and furniture. With manufacturing facilities based in the Nakuru industrial zone and distribution depots in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu, the company is proud of its ongoing reforestation program partnership with the Kenyan government.

“We are delighted to use the Bell 505 for corporate transportation,” said Mr. Amaan Raj Singh, CEO of Comply Industries. “With our continued growth in East Africa and the frequent need for efficient travel between offices, depots, farms and operations, we believe the Bell 505 will be a great tool to help us deliver quality products. .

The Bell 505 is expected to arrive in Mombasa, Kenya, in late November. The helicopter will be reassembled at Africair Inc., a Bell-approved customer support center located in Ruiru, a town in Kiambu County, near Wilson Airport in Nairobi, Kenya.

“With the fifth delivery of the Bell 505 scheduled for East Africa, we look forward to strengthening this new relationship with Comply Industries and showcasing the capabilities that the Bell 505 can provide,” said Jim Evans, CEO of Africair Inc.

Known for its versatility and reliability, the Bell 505 will provide Comply Industries with the capabilities and comfort necessary to meet its needs.

This press release was prepared and distributed by Bell Textron, Inc.

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