Bell delivers 407GXP to Air Methods

Bell Helicopter has delivered a EMS configured 407GXP to Air Methods. This is the first Bell 407GXP of many to be delivered over the next ten years.

Bell Helicopter and Air Methods commemorated the delivery at a special ceremony at Air Methods headquarters in Englewood, Colorado.

“Air Methods is celebrating this historic milestone that supports our mission of giving more tomorrows.”

Aaron Todd, chief executive officer, Air Methods said: “Air Methods is celebrating this historic milestone that supports our mission of giving more tomorrows. A lot of hard work went into getting us to this point, and we put a lot of criteria in place when making this very important decision. We look forward to welcoming the new Bell 407GXPs to our fleet.”

Air Methods began with a single Bell 206 helicopter and has since grown into the world’s largest air medical provider with more than 400 aircraft, 300-plus bases, and eight maintenance centers.

“We are extremely proud to share in the excitement with Air Methods on the first delivery of the Bell 407GXP into their fleet.”

Mitch Snyder president & CEO at Bell Helicopter added: “We are extremely proud to share in the excitement with Air Methods on the first delivery of the Bell 407GXP into their fleet. As our launch customer for this aircraft, we take great pride in their ongoing trust in Bell Helicopter and providing them with our reliable aircraft.”

All of the Bell 407GXPs will be equipped with United Rotorcraft emergency medical services interior, designed with air critical care operators in mind.

Anthony Moreland, vice president of North American sales said: “We have enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Air Methods, and have been proud to support the Bell aircraft in their current fleet. The Bell 407GXP will support their life-saving efforts, but also provide the team with the expanded capabilities, safety and flexibility to serve their patients.”

first Bell 407GXP for Air Methods

first Bell 407GXP for Air Methods

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: terry@corporatejetinvestor.com or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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