Press Release first appeared on: Vertical Magazine
The Bell 407GXi has been validated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after receiving certification from Transport Canada earlier this year.
The latest enhancements to the Bell 407 platform feature improved pilot awareness, higher precision navigation, enhanced engine controls, and more. Bell Photo
Eagle Copters took delivery of the first Bell 407GXi to be used for corporate transportation.
Bell announced the latest enhancements to the popular Bell 407 platform featuring improved pilot awareness, higher precision navigation, enhanced engine controls, and improved connectivity.
“This is an important milestone for the program and Bell is proud to announce the first delivery since the introduction of the Bell 407GXi earlier this year,” said Susan Griffin, executive vice president of commercial business. “Our customers continue to compliment the aircraft’s performance and enhanced all-glass digital cockpit.”
Africair recently signed a purchase agreement for the first Bell 407GXi in Africa and the aircraft will be operated by a corporate customer in Africa. For over 50 years, Africair has been transforming the African Aviation Industry by distributing aircraft and providing parts and support to the African continent.