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Bell delivers first Bell 505 to Ugandan aviation company

Posted 6 April 2021 · Add Comment

Bell Textron has delivered a Bell 505 helicopter equipped with the Med-Pac Emergency Medical Services Lite Interior to BAR Aviation. This marks the first Bell 505 in Uganda and the first Bell 505 designed to complete medical evacuation (medevac) missions in Africa.

 

Bell delivers first Bell 505 to BAR Aviation in Uganda.  Image: Bell Textron

“We are elated that BAR Aviation has chosen the Bell 505 as its Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) platform and will operate the first medevac Bell 505 in Africa,” said Lynette Loosen, regional sales manager, Africa. “By leveraging the aircraft’s unique design, competitive cost and flexible kit installation, the platform enables our customers to provide safe and reliable medical services to its patients.”

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