Bell Helicopter has completed its first delivery of two Bell 429s configured for Helicopter Emergency Services (EMS), Search and Rescue (SAR) and Airborne Law Enforcement (ALE) to the Delaware State Police aviation unit. The Delaware State Police will look to use the 429s for EMS missions, as well as a variety of parapublic missions throughout the state, according to Bell.
Delaware State Police receive their new Bell 429s during a signing ceremony. From L to R: Col. Nathaniel McQueen, superintendent of the Delaware St. Police, John Garrison, president and CEO of Bell Helicopter. Photo: Bell Helicopter.
“The aircraft are equipped with innovative hardware and a unique integration of class leading technology and cutting-edge mission equipment that truly set a new standard in the light-twin industry,” said Anthony Moreland, vice president of North American sales at Bell.