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Bell delivers last of four 429s to New York Police

Bell delivers last of four 429s to New York Police

BellHelicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the final delivery of the fourth Bell 429 to the New York Police Department (NYPD). Bell Helicopter and NYPD commemorated the final delivery today at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association Expo in Houston, Texas where the NYPD’s new Bell 429 was on display in the Textron… Read more »

Source: Bell Helicopters, 17-Jul-15

NYPD picks A800 Trakkabeam Tactical Searchlight for 429s

NYPD picks A800 Trakkabeam Tactical Searchlight for 429s

Trakka Corp Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the New York Police Department (NYPD), together with Helinet Technologies, has selected the A800 Trakkabeam Tactical Helicopter Searchlight for the department’s four recently-purchased Bell 429 patrol helicopters. The Trakka A800 searchlight’s advanced optics technology provides superior performance and flexibility complimenting the custom airborne mission suite supplied by… Read more »

Source: T|rakka, 15-Aug-14

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2 Arrested After Drone Flies Close to NYPD helicopter

2 Arrested After Drone Flies Close to NYPD helicopter

Two men were arrested after a small drone flying near the George Washington Bridge came within 800 feet of a police helicopter, officials said on Tuesday.  See full story File photo

Source: NY Times, 10-Jul-14

NYPD considering using drones

NYPD considering using drones

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said the unmanned machines equipped with cameras and tiny microphones could help spy on crime hotspots  See full story

Source: NY Daily News, 29-May-14

NYPD selects Helinet to deploy aerial surveillance system for new 429s

NYPD selects Helinet to deploy aerial surveillance system for new 429s

Helinet Technologies, an international provider of aviation technology solutions to the law enforcement, government and military markets, announced today its selection by the New York Police Department (NYPD) to deploy a custom airborne mission suite for the Department’s four recently acquired Bell 429 Patrol helicopters. Developed from the ground up to meet the specific needs… Read more »

Source: Helinet, 01-Apr-14

New York Police orders four Bell 429s

New York Police orders four Bell 429s

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today a signed agreement with the New York Police Department for four Bell 429 helicopters. The aircraft will be used for airborne law enforcement patrol, serving the citizens of New York City and surrounding jurisdictions. The NYPD currently has three Bell 412EPs in service for a… Read more »

Source: Bell, 02-Feb-14

Bell face second lawsuit over Sept 2010 NYPD Bell 412 accident

Bell face second lawsuit over Sept 2010 NYPD Bell 412 accident

It has been widely reported in recent days that the City of New York has filed a lawsuit against Bell, effectively requesting them to supply a new helicopter for the one that crashed, which they claim was defective. See story in NY Daily News However, in looking at this situation, you also need to consider… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 08-Dec-13

NYPD takes delivery of counter-terrorism Bell 412

NYPD takes delivery of counter-terrorism Bell 412

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the delivery of a Bell 412 helicopter to the New York Police Department. The NYPD currently has three Bell 412s in service for a variety of missions ranging from search and rescue at sea to gathering intelligence and more recently, combating terrorism. “The mission has… Read more »

Source: Bell, 04-Jul-12

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NYPD AW119 fleet achieves 20,000 hour milestone

NYPD AW119 fleet achieves 20,000 hour milestone

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the AW119 helicopter fleet operated by the New York Police Department is the worldwide law enforcement fleet leader, having achieved over 20,000 flying hours on the fleet and more than 6,000 on their fleet leader. New York Police Department is among the largest US law enforcement… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 27-Jun-12

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07-Jun-12 Queens, US-New York

NYPD aircraft – Emergency landing in field.  Awaiting further details

07-Jun-12

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NYPD Bell 412 arrives at Hunter Westpac Rescue for EMS work

NYPD Bell 412 arrives at Hunter Westpac Rescue for EMS work

A Bell 412 previously operated by New York Police Department has completed the trip from New York via Korea to Australia – See article

17-Jun-11

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22-Sep-10 N412PD Bell 412 Jamaica Bay, US-New York

Twin engine Bell 412 forced to ditch 30m short of its home base, emergency floats deployed successfully and all five occupants evacuated without injury

22-Sep-10

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Man points giant spotlight at NYPD helicopter

Man points giant spotlight at NYPD helicopter

Joseph Purdon, 46, has been arrested after he went out into his backyard around 1 a.m. on Thursday, July 1 and shined a huge, “twenty-five million candle power spotlight” at the chopper, according to a police report.

Source: Your Nabe, 22-Jul-10

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Profile: NYPD Aviation Unit

Profile: NYPD Aviation Unit

Profile by a WSJ journalist who flew with a female NYPD pilot and a photographer who had his own [seemingly misguided] opinion about helicopters!

Source: Wall Street Journal, 12-May-10

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NPYD helicopter 9/11 photos released under FOI request

NPYD helicopter 9/11 photos released under FOI request

Given that these photos have not previously appeared, HeliHub.com questions whether FOI requests could impact the integrity of airborne law enforcement

Source: The Scotsman, 12-Feb-10

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4-Aug-09 N315PD AgustaWestland AW119 Prospect Park, US-New York

4-Aug-09 N315PD AgustaWestland AW119 Prospect Park, US-New York

04-Aug-09

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1-Aug-09 N315PD AgustaWestland AW119 Maspeth, US-New York

1-Aug-09 N315PD AgustaWestland AW119 Maspeth, US-New York

01-Aug-09

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