The force operates 14 Bell 429s for its safety and security missions. The fleet’s operational readiness is above 95 per cent.
Essential for completing missions
“It is an honor to award the Turkish National Police this plaque for outstanding operational readiness,” said Clay Bridges, Regional Manager at Bell. “The Turkish Police are incredible professionals and the Bell 429 is an exceptional aircraft that will continue to support the country’s public safety and security efforts.”
Branch Director of Aviation Maintenance, Pilot Chief Inspector, Nihat Şirin, Turkish National Police, added: “Operating the Bell 429 has been essential in completing our missions to the best of our ability. Bell provides a highly customizable aircraft that meets our critical mission needs.”
The Bell 429 ideal for variety of missions
“The Bell 429 provides advanced technology that enables our police force to serve and protect our country more safely and efficiently,” said Nihat Sirin, Branch Director of Aviation Maintenance, Pilot Chief Inspector, Turkish National Police Department.
The Bell 429 is known for its speed, performance, range, and low lifecycle cost. The aircraft’s readiness makes it ideal for a variety of missions such as law enforcement, parapublic, oil and gas, and corporate transport.
Recently, Bell added its first European Authorized Maintenance Center to its Support Network, making its services more accessible for countries in the region.