Textron Aviation Inc. announced a signed purchase agreement for one Cessna Caravan aircraft destined for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Division of Law Enforcement. The Cessna Caravan will join two Bell 505 helicopters recently placed on order by the FWC.
The Cessna Caravan aircraft is designed and manufactured by Textron Aviation, a Textron Inc. company. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Cessna and Bell.
“The Cessna Caravan is a proven platform for public safety agencies around the world, the multi-mission Caravan destined for the FWC will aid in protecting Florida’s natural resources and human life through proactive and responsive law enforcement services.”Bob Gibbs, vice president, Special Mission Sales.
Headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, and established in 1999, the FWC manages fish and wildlife resources for their long-term well-being and the benefit of people. The FWC Division of Law Enforcement is responsible for patrol and investigative law enforcement services over more than 8,400 miles of coastline, 13,200 square miles of offshore waters, and more than 34 million acres of land.