Bell to supply four new aircraft to Tennessee Valley Authority

Bell Textron Inc. has announced the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will expand its fleet with the addition of four Bell aircraft, including two Bell 429 and the first two IFR configured Bell 407GXi aircraft, the company said.

TVA is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.

TVA´s Aviation Unit has been operating aircraft since 1930´s and currently flies two Bell 407s, a Bell 429 and a Bell 206L4, as well as two Cessna Citation XLS+ jets manufactured by sister company, Textron Aviation.

Bell is a Textron Inc. company.