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Aerial Patrol gains Bell 505 for powerline and pipeline missions
The Bell 505 will be used exclusively for comprehensive utility inspections.
With wide panoramic windows and Synthetic Vision technology, utility operators experience a comprehensive view of terrain, powerlines, antennas while on patrol.
Read this story in our April 2024 printed issue.

Aerial Patrol has taken delivery of a Bell 505. The powerline and pipeline utility inspection company located in Little Rock, Arkansas supports major power and energy providers across the US with services including helicopter aerial surveys for utility use, aerial photography and critical incident support.

With its newest fleet addition, the operator has become one of the first US companies to dedicate the use of its Bell 505 exclusively to comprehensive utility inspection.

“The introduction of the Bell 505 reflects Aerial Patrol’s unwavering commitment to providing our customers with one of the most technologically advanced aircraft available in the market today,” says owner and CEO Todd Adams. “With its open cabin design offering panoramic visibility for all passengers, the Bell 505 stands as the ultimate choice for utility inspection and observation.”

Bell managing director, North America, Lane Evans adds: “In 1983, the same year that Aerial Patrol was created, it chose the Bell 206 as one of its premier aircraft for utility inspection. Forty years later, Bell is proud to continue our relationship and help it advance its utility mission needs through the advanced technologies of the Bell 505.”

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