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Four Bell 429s are set for Middle East parapublic operations
These aircraft will join the 90 Bell 429s supporting law enforcement, firefighting and parapublic missions globally.
The Bell 429 can be fitted with a hoist, search light and rope kit.
Read this story in our March 2024 printed issue.

Bell Textron has received an order for four Bell 429 aircraft for parapublic operations in the Middle East. These aircraft will join the 90 Bell 429s supporting law enforcement, firefighting and parapublic missions globally and add to Bell’s total fleet of 500 Bell 429s worldwide.

“Bell is honoured another customer has chosen the Bell 429 to expand its parapublic fleet, a testament to its growing global footprint,” says senior vice president, international commercial sales, Patrick Moulay. “Bell takes great pride in providing all-encompassing aerial solutions to serve a broad range of regional law enforcement agencies and the citizens of their respective municipalities.”

The Bell 429 can be fitted with a hoist, search light and rope kit, along with mission console, HD camera and video downlink. The law enforcement configuration can accommodate up to six passengers plus two crew in its 204sq ft cabin, which has easily removable seats for different arrangements and cargo carrying. The cargo hook has a capacity of 3,000lbs.

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