DFW CareFlight purchases second Bell 429
At AMTC 2015, DFW CareFlight has purchased a second Bell 429. The aircraft will be outfitted to perform Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) missions throughout the Dallas region.
This sale comes on the heels of a previous order for one Bell 429 that was delivered in May and four Bell 407GXs that were purchased in 2013.
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James Swartz, president and CEO of CareFlite said: “We will continue to rely on the Bell 429 for the advanced situational awareness and performance the aircraft offers our pilots. It is important to get our patients the care they need quickly and safely, and our fleet of Bell helicopters will help us do just that. The Bell 429 provides the space and lift needed for advanced, team transports.”
“We’ve been supporting CareFlite’s lifesaving missions since 1979 and are truly honoured by their trust in our operations.”
Anthony Moreland, vice president of North American sales at Bell Helicopter said: “We’ve been supporting CareFlite’s lifesaving missions since 1979 and are truly honoured by their trust in our operations. The safe and reliable characteristics of the Bell 429 will provide peace of mind when transporting patients.”
“The Bell 429 continues to impress our HEMS customers throughout North America, and we expect to continue to see strong growth as more and more customers see firsthand the amazing capabilities of this machine,” added Moreland.