Bell Helicopter delivers the first Bell 407GX in Switzerland

Alpinlift Helikopter becomes the first Swiss client to accept a Bell 407GX helicopter.

Bell Helicopter reveal it has delivered the first Bell 407GX to Switzerland at an announcement at Helitech International 2013 in London. The helicopter was accepted by Alpinlift Helikopter, which is based atĀ Airport Buochs.

“After an extensive evaluation, we selected the Bell 407GX for the advanced safety features provided by its integrated flight deck and the unmatched customer service and support Bell Helicopter provides,” said Sascha Kempf, managing director of Alpinlift.

“The Bell 407GX’s G1000H avionics system with Helicopter Synthetic Vision Technology will allow our pilots to fly more confidently with critical flight information at their fingertips.”

Patrick Moulay, managing director for Bell Helicopter in Europe, said: “The delivery of the first Bell 407GX in Switzerland is a breakthrough for Bell Helicopter in the European single engine utility segment. In a highly competitive helicopter market like Switzerland’s, Alpinlift’s selection of the Bell 407GX is yet another endorsement of this aircraft as a reliable and cost-effective solution.”

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: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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