Turkish Police orders Bell 429s

Bell Helicopter recently
announced that the Turkish National Police have placed an order for 15 Bell 429s with an option
for five additional aircraft.

“This selection represents the culmination of the efforts of a dedicated
team at Bell Helicopter in collaboration with our independent representative,
Saran Group, Inc., located in Turkey,”
said Larry Roberts, senior vice president for Bell Helicopter’s Commercial

He continued “This is a
significant win in the European market for Bell Helicopter. It reflects our
commitment and investment in providing the right products for our customers as
well as support, training and aftermarket in the region.”

“The Bell 429 is well-suited to provide a
rock-solid, twin-engine law enforcement platform being able to carry the
necessary sensors and equipment to provide our aerial first responders the
finest operational capability in the business,” Roberts said.

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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