One of the world's largest helicopter manufacturers for both civilian and defense products. Owned by the diversified manufacturing and research and development company Textron, Inc. This is the main plant and headquarters for the company, which has additional plant locations at Mirabel Airport north of Montreal, Quebec, and a tilt-rotor plant near Amarillo, Texas. A facility for instrumentaion and testing is maintained at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland. Bell has made over 35,000 helicopters since 1947.
Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Factory