Bell Helicopter to build commercial helicopter in Amarillo facility

Amarillo, TX - Bell Helicopter is planning to build its next new commercial helicopter model in their Amarillo facility.

The Magellan Project will involve a larger, longer-range aircraft, mainly meant for the offshore oil industry.

This is the first time the manufacturer will use the Amarillo facility for civilian aircraft production.

It is still unknown how many jobs this could create in Amarillo