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Bell 407GX

The newest model of the Bell 407, the 407GX, has received FAA certification following its introduction in February and certification by Transport Canada earlier this year. It has a Garmin G1000H Bell 407GX with Garmin G1000H glass panelglass flight deck and is claimed to be the only helicopter model so equipped.

In addition to most features found on the G1000, the G1000H has synthetic vision and terrain avoidance specially designed for helicopters.

Bell has received more than 60 orders, with the first expected to deliver later this year.

Alton Marsh

Alton K. Marsh

Freelance journalist
Alton K. Marsh is a former senior editor of AOPA Pilot and is now a freelance journalist specializing in aviation topics.

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