Bell Helicopter delivers Bell 429 to HALO-Flight

Bell Helicopter delivers a new Bell 429 to HALO-Flight.
Bell 429

Bell 429

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company delivered a Bell 429 to the non-profit helicopter emergency medical service, HALO-Flight, Inc.

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Tom Klassen, executive director at HALO-Flight, said: “We chose the Bell 429 for its modern design, cost effectiveness throughout its lifecycle and its single pilot IFR capability, which gives us peace of mind when our patients are counting on us. We look forward to being able to serve patients and save lives throughout south Texas with this new aircraft.”

HALO-Flight has bases in Corpus Christi and Alice, Texas, it began operations in September 1987 and in the years since, has transported thousands of patients.

Anthony Moreland, managing director of North American sales at Bell Helicopter, said: “We are honoured that the dedicated men and women at HALO-Flight continue to place their trust in Bell Helicopter.”

β€œThe Bell 429 is continuing to prove itself around the world as a premiere aircraft to support helicopter air medical operations, allowing operators to carry more crew members and patients during life-saving missions,” Moreland added.

Terry Spruce

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