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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Bell Delivers 407GX Airframes to the Middle East

Bell Helicopter has sold and delivered 16 new Bell 407GXs to BBM Inc. of Reno, Nev. The aircraft will be operated in the Middle East, and configured to suit a changing variety of urgent mission profiles, ranging from casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) to reconnaissance. The aircraft were presented to Fred Hees, CEO of BBM Inc. in a formal signing ceremony at International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX).

 

Photo courtesy Bell Helicopter

The Bell 407GX delivers power and speed with a smooth, quiet ride and a spacious cabin that accommodates six passengers. The aircraft also features the fully-integrated Garmin G1000H flight deck, providing critical flight information at a glance for greater situational awareness and increased safety. The Bell 407GX flight deck's high resolution LCD screens host primary flight and multi-function display information, including Helicopter Terrain Awareness Warning System, Helicopter Synthetic Vision Technology, Traffic Information Systems and more. The Bell 407GX also features a tail rotor camera, allowing the pilot a clear view of the tail during take-offs and landings.

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