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SMARTTECH deal for Bell 407GXi

March 9, 2022  By Helicopters Staff

SMARTTECH of Prague, Czech Republic, signed a purchase agreement for a Bell 407GXi. The expected delivery is August 2022 out of Mirabel, Quebec.

“The dynamic capabilities of the Bell 407 have earned it a reputation for reliability and versatility,” said Duncan Van De Velde, managing director, Europe. The aircraft has unlocked new opportunities for Bell customers and continues to thrill operators across the globe.”

SMARTTECH is a provider of solar and wind power stations in the Czech Republic. David Lukes, CEO of SMARTTECH, was initially a Bell 505 owner utilizing the aircraft for private transportation but is now upgrading to a Bell 407.

“I really enjoy the Bell 407 and what it has to offer,” said Lukes. “The product is reliable and provides a smooth and comfortable ride.”


There are more than 1,500 Bell 407s in service with 110 aircraft currently operating in Europe.


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