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Delaware State Police Order Two Bell 429 Helicopters

April 10, 2013
The Delaware State Police have ordered a pair of Bell 429 helicopters to serve airborne law enforcement operations as well as emergency medical services. The light twin-engine helicopters will be delivered in early 2014.

Bell Introduces 412EPI Helicopter

March 6, 2013
Bell Helicopter has introduced the 412EPI, an upgraded 412-platform helicopter offering greater situational awareness and speed to law enforcement agencies.

HF Antenna Improves Bell 407's Radio Reception

January 10, 2013
Bell Helicopter, through its Aeronautical Accessories brand, has introduced an HF antenna for the Bell 407, after receiving approval from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Bell Delivers First of Two Copters To Va. Agency

December 15, 2011
Bell Helicopter has delivered the first of two Bell 429 helicopters to the Fairfax County (Va.) Police Department.

Police Helicopters

October 6, 2011

Law enforcement agencies usually select helicopters for their airborne unit with the mission in mind—lighter, single-engine craft work well for patrol and surveillance, while larger-capacity, twin-engine craft are better suited for search-and-rescue operations. View our gallery of several of the more commonly deployed police helicopters.

Bell Helicopter Training Academy Launches Tactical Flight Officer Course

July 20, 2011
The two-part Bell Helicopter Tactical Flight Officer course includes an online academic session and resident hands-on training that presents officers with the "practical skills and active engagement needed for aerial mission success in a safe and controlled environment," according to a release.

NYPD's Aviation Unit

February 24, 2011
The NYPD's aviation unit deploys its high-tech tools and operates as a regional resource to provide mutual aid to smaller surrounding agencies.

LEAs 'Creep' Toward Twin-Engine Helicopters

October 12, 2010
American law enforcement, unlike European counterparts, hasn't exclusively shifted away from single-engine choppers, Larry Roberts, a Bell Helicopter senior vice president, told POLICE on Tuesday.

Flying a Helicopter: Three Inputs

July 19, 2010
Flying a helicopter is a multitasking challenge that requires a pilot to manipulate a trio of inputs to control the direction, air speed and altitude of the airship.

Honeywell's Bell 407 Engine Adds 26% More Horsepower

February 24, 2010
The new Eagle 407 HP uses design and engineering licensed from Bell Helicopter to provide operators a 40 percent increase in Hover-Out-of-Ground-Effect (HOGE) performance at International Standard Atmosphere (ISA) +20°C conditions, while delivering a 10 percent reduction in fuel consumption.

407 Helicopter

August 14, 2009
Bell's 407 has replaced the 206B-3 as the bread-and-butter patrol helicopter for many American law enforcement agencies. The 407's sophisticated engine and composite rotor ensure a smooth ride and drastically quieter operation, according to the company.

Dallas PD Helicopter Unit Celebrates 40th Year

August 10, 2009
The Dallas Police Department's helicopter patrol unit is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

Bell Sells Two 412EP Helicopters to NYPD

June 8, 2009
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced the sale of two 412EP helicopters to the New York Police Department (NYPD) for use as air-sea rescue helicopters.

Bell Helicopter Donates Helicopter to National Law Enforcement Museum

July 23, 2008
Visitors to the planned National Law Enforcement Museum in Washington, D.C., will get a good look at what airborne law enforcement is all about, thanks to a generous donation from Bell Helicopter.
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