Helicopters Bell Delivers three 407 GXis to Polish National Police
Bell Textron has released, that it has delivered three new Bell 407GXi helicopters to the Polish National Police.
The Polish National Police has been a long-standing Bell customer for about 20 years and has now strengthened this partnership with taking delivery of three new Bell 407 GXi helicopters. Main objective of the rotorcraft is to protect people and to maintain public order in Poland.
For these missions, the aircraft are equipped with searchlight, downlink, camera and an operator console. These features are being provided by Trakka Systems and will allow passengers and crew to maintain the situational awareness.
The delivery also represents the first parapublic Bell 407 GXi to be received by the country. Additionally, it already is the fifth aircraft to be delivered from Bell to a polish customer this year.
Duncan Van De Velde, Managing Director of Europe & Russia commented: “The Bell 407 GXi delivers a robust customer experience while providing best-in-class speed, performance, and reliability [...] We are glad to have such a strong presence in Poland and appreciate the Polish National Police for its support.”
Mariusz Ciarka, Press Spokesman, Polish National Police added: “We are excited to take the delivery of three Bell 407 GXis to add to the rest of our Bell fleet [...] Our organization believes the aircraft will enable us to serve Polish citizens by providing them a safe and protected community.”
Most European Bell 407 GXi customers are using the aircraft for corporate transport, public safety and a variety of such missions. According to Bell, 97 aircraft are operating in Europe and Russia, with 12 aircraft registered in Poland.
The global 407 GXi fleet comprises 1,500 aircraft and in total, this fleet has logged nearly 470,000 flight hours, representing its reliability.
“Regarded for its speed, performance, reliability, and manoeuvrability, the Bell 407 delivers exceptional experiences as well as a spacious cabin that boasts of club-style seating for premium comfort,” Bell concluded.
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