Representatives on Shaanxi Helicopters take the keys.

Representatives on Shaanxi Helicopters take the keys.

March 12, 2019

Shaanxi takes delivery of China's first 407GXi
Some 18 months since deliveries began of 100 Bell 407s Shaanxi Helicopter has taken delivery of its first 407GXi variant. The latest model has enhanced performance valuable to public service operations.

Bell has delivered the first Bell 407GXi to Xi’an based operator Shaanxi Helicopter (SHC). The Chinese operator SHC ordered 100 Bell 407s in 2017 to create an air medical services and public safety network in China.

We are thrilled to be delivering our most advanced Bell 407 model to our Chinese customers. The Bell 407GXi’s increased performance is ideal for air medical services. It brings advanced capabilities that will benefit the people of China with better quality of life and healthcare services," says Jacinto Monge, managing director for Bell north Asia.

The Bell 407GXi received type certification from the China Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) in February 2019.

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