Bell delivers three 407 GXis to Polish National Police
October 22, 2020 By Helicopters Staff
Bell Textron Inc. announced the delivery of three Bell 407 GXis to the Polish National Police (PNP), which has been a long-standing Bell customer for about 20 years. Bell explains the addition of these aircraft will help the PNP serve and protect people, to maintain public order, and security in Poland.
“The Bell 407 GXi delivers a robust customer experience while providing best-in-class speed, performance, and reliability,” said Duncan Van De Velde, Managing Director of Europe & Russia, Bell. “We are glad to have such a strong presence in Poland and appreciate the Polish National Police for its support.”
The aircraft are integrated with mission equipment provided by Trakka Systems (searchlight, downlink, camera and operator console) and will allow parapublic passengers and pilots to maintain situational awareness and readiness. This mot recent delivery marks the fifth aircraft delivered to Poland this year and the first parapublic Bell 407 GXi to be received by the country.
“We are excited to take the delivery of three Bell 407 GXis to add to the rest of our Bell fleet,” said insp. Mariusz Ciarka, Press Spokesman, Polish National Police. “Our organization believes the aircraft will enable us to serve Polish citizens by providing them a safe and protected community.”
Currently, 97 Bell 407s operate in Europe and Russia, including 12 aircraft registered in Poland. With a global fleet of 1,500 aircraft, the Bell 407 has logged almost 470,000 flight hours.