Bell 429 Global Ranger   msn: 57154

# 154 / F-HBEK, Inaer Helicopter France, started operating as SAMU 34
in the Languedoc-Roussillon area just before Christmas 2015.

Photo: Québec Mike, 19 December 2015.

# 154 / SE-JRC, Scandinavian Air Ambulance, returned to the European Service Center,
where it was being prepaired for its delivery to France. Apparently the Bell 429 was not a success in
the EMS role in Sweden, due to range and payload issues. It will be replaced by the Eurocopter 145T2.

Photo: Václav Kudela, LKPR, 19 August 2015.

# 154 / SE-JRC, Scandinavian Air Ambulance, captured after delivery to Sweden.

# 154 / SE-JRC, Scandinavian Air Ambulance, captured during a test flight at Prague, Czech Republic.

Photo: Václav Kudela, LKPR, 21 March 2014.

# 154. The first Bell 429 Global Ranger in Sweden will be operated by Scandinavian Medicopter from Visby in Gotland.
The 429 was exported from Canada and shipped to Europe late December 2013. After re-assembly and completion with
a medical interior at the Bell Helicopter Service Center in Prague the 429 is due to be operational early April 2014.

Photo: Scandinavian Air Ambulance, LKPR, 27 December 2013.

 Airframe History:
 Date: Tailnumber: Owner / Operator:
 JUN 2013 C-GWEG  Bell Helicopter Textron Canada,
 Montreal, Québec
 DEC 2013 C-GWEG  regi canx,
 exported to Sweden
 APR 2014 SE-JRC  Scandinavian Medicopter,
 Sweden
 NOV 2015 SE-JRC  regi canx,
 exported to France
 NOV 2015 F-HBEK  Inaer Helicopter France SA,
 Le Luc le Cannet des Maures, France
 Iris Helicopter Leasing Ltd,
 Dublin, Ireland
     

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