SUBARU
SUBARU BELL 412PEX

Passion for the program

Passion for the program

STORY

PASSION FOR THE PROGRAM

Through the SUBARU BELL 412EPX,
SUBARU will deliver “Enjoyment and
Peace of Mind” to our global customers.

Katsuhisa Hashimoto
General Manager,
New Utility Helicopter Program Management Office,
AEROSPACE COMPANY

CHALLENGING THE PROGRAM TO GROW FROM THE
COMMERCIAL TO THE DEFENSE BUSINESS

Challenging Program Across Commercial to Defense Business

The SUBARU BELL 412EPX is one of the most important strategic programs for the future of our aerospace business.
This aircraft will meet customers’ needs with its versatile usage in a wide range of missions in both the commercial and defense market.


LASTEST OF THE 412 SERIES

Bell’s 412 series is the base aircraft of the SUBARU BELL 412EPX and has an established positive reputation for various activities such as search and rescue, aerial firefighting, transportation and surveillance. SUBARU manufactures the aircraft in Japan and delivers them to customers domestically and internationally. Features of the valuable Bell 412 series are;

  • Improved performance and safety
  • High operational availability
  • Excellent maintainability
  • Well-organized customer support, all of which are inherited to SUBARU BELL 412EPX.

All of which are inherited into the SUBARU BELL 412EPX.

Main Rotor Blade

Main Rotor Blade


INTERNATIONAL JOINT DEVELOPMENT

INTERNATIONAL JOINT DEVELOPMENT

Grounding Tolerance Test
@ Canada

The SUBARU BELL 412EPX was codeveloped by SUBARU and Bell Textron Inc. We have put our unique technology to the world bestselling helicopter and improved its performance.

At the inception of SUBARU’s global helicopter sales, SUBARU will be cooperating with Bell Textron Inc., who has an outstanding capability of worldwide sales and customer supports.


PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM

Development of the SUBARU BELL 412EPX was an unprecedented international joint work agreement, where the commercial and defense portions were developed concurrently.
During development, the team encountered many challenges which required creative solutions, but we solved them by being united as one team.
One of the primary purposes of the SUBARU BELL 412EPX is to serve and protect our community. Disaster relief, law enforcement and patrolling are juts some of the many capabilities of this aircraft. I am proud to lead this program and act decisively to achieve definite success. –Katsuhisa Hashimoto

Passion for The Program