Bell Awarded Aviation Week Technology Laureate Award for V-280 Valor Achievements

The following is a release from the media center from Bell Helicopter.

On March 1, 2018, the Bell V-280 Valor team attended a gala in Washington, D.C. to accept the 2018 Technology Laureate Award from Aviation Week. Every year since 1957 Aviation Week “bestows its Laureate Awards upon people, programs and products that have had an outsized impact on the aviation, aerospace and defense industries.”

This is an outstanding honor for our Bell V-280 team to be recognized among the top companies in aerospace technology. Additionally, Bell CEO, Mitch Snyder, and Textron CEO, Scott Donnelly, were in attendance to watch Ryan Ehinger, Bell’s V-280 Program Manager, accept the award on the team’s behalf.

The team can be proud of its recent achievements to help redefine flight. This award is indicative of a great team of hard working and dedicated professionals, lifting each other up, to respond rapidly and decisively to meet our nation’s national security priorities. 

Attendees from the award-winning Bell team included: Scott Donnelly, Mitch Snyder, Vince Tobin, Chris Gehler, Ryan Ehinger, Kraig Siracuse, Jeff Schloesser, Stewart Holmes, Russ Bartlett, Jeff Josselyn, Don Grove, Derek Eddins, Hunter Nelson, Brad Ekstrom, Kevin Christensen, Eric Wells, Donald White, Gary Strother, Jeremy Martin, Russ DeWitt, Joel McIntyre, Mercedes Johnson, Paul Wilson, Pete Shultz, Jeff Bosworth, and Mike Hull.

The above is a release from the media center from Bell Helicopter.


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