In a bid to set a new benchmark in Nepalâ€™s aviation sector, Simrik Air Pvt Ltd added the first Bell 407GXP helicopter to its fleet.
The launch ceremony and delivery of the helicopter was done jointly by Bell Helicopter and Simrik Heli Trades Pvt. Ltd. to Simrik Air on 13th January 2017 amidst a special ceremony inÂ Kathmandu.
The Bell 407GXP â€˜is an integration of reliability, speed, performance and comfort that takes heed to an array of missions and payloadsâ€™.
The specifications of Bell 407GXP include Rolls-Royce 250-C47B/8 turbine FADEC engine that delivers exceptional hot and high performance with the ability to cruise at 133 kts/246 km/h. Its spacious cabin has five club-passenger seats with an additional passenger seat in the cockpit in single pilot operations. For added passenger comfort, the Bell 407GXP also provides a very quiet and smooth ride in virtually all weather conditions.
Moreover, the integration of flight instruments, engine instruments with power situation indicator, traffic information system, helicopter terrain avoidance warning system, moving map, pathway-in-the-sky and Garminâ€™s Helicopter Synthetic Vision Technology provide a higher level of situational awareness for pilots.