Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced the signed purchase agreement of the first Bell 407GXi helicopter in Taiwan to Ginger Aviation.
“We are honored that Ginger Aviation has selected the Bell 407GXi as the first helicopter in their fleet. Given the Bell 407’s strong track record in the utility segment globally, we are confident Ginger Aviation’s Bell 407GXi is the right aircraft for powerline wash and management. We look forward to working with Ginger Aviation to support the aircraft’s entry into the fleet when it is delivered later this year.”Jacinto Monge, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Bell.
There are more than 1,500 Bell 407s operating around the world in six continents, surpassing six million total fleet flight hours. The aircraft sets a high standard for single-engine aircraft with its unmatched reliability and performance.
The Bell 407GXi is outfitted with the new Rolls-Royce M250-C47E/4 turbine engine equipped with two dual-channel FADEC turbines, delivering exceptional hot and high performance, fuel efficiency and the ability to cruise at 133 knots / 246 km/h. Garmin’s G1000H NXi Integrated Flight Deck, complete with high-resolution displays and faster processors, offers increased brightness and clarity, faster startup and map rendering, as well as connectivity to tablets and smartphones.