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SmartTech purchase brings Bell 407GXi to Czech Republic
A Czech Republic-based solar and wind power company has committed to purchase a Bell 407GXi, an upgrade from its existing 505.
SmartTech has signed a purchase agreement for one Bell 407GXi.
Read this story in our April 2022 printed issue.

Prague-based SmartTech CEO David Lukes has signed a purchase agreement for a Bell 407GXi, with delivery from Canada expected in August.

SmartTech is a provider of solar and wind power stations in the Czech Republic. Lukes was initially a Bell 505 owner, utilising 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. The product is reliable and provides a smooth and comfortable ride,” says Lukes.

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

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

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