Simrik Air sets a new benchmark in Nepal’s aviation sector
In a bid to set a new benchmark in Nepal’s aviation sector, Simrik Air Pvt Ltd added the first Bell 407GXP helicopter to its fleet.
The launch ceremony and delivery of the helicopter were done jointly by Bell Helicopter and Simrik Heli Trades Pvt. Ltd. to Simrik Air on 13th January 2017 amidst a special ceremony in Kathmandu.
The Bell 407GXP is an integration of reliability, speed, performance and comfort that takes heed to an array of missions and payloads.
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 Garmin’s Helicopter Synthetic Vision Technology provide a higher level of situational awareness for pilots.