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Textron profit more than triples

April 29 (Reuters) - Business jet maker Textron Inc said its quarterly profit tripled on higher demand for Bell helicopters and specialized vehicles.

The company’s net income rose to $171 million, or 75 cents per share, in the first quarter, from $50 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier.

Reporting by Shreyasee Raj

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