19-Aug-2015 Source: HeliHub.com
The Slovak Police have held an acceptance ceremony to announce the arrival of their first Bell 429 helicopter at Bratislava Airport on Monday 17th August. Fitted with a hoist and spotlight externally, the helicopter is in a dark green and whilte scheme Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák led the event. A second example is due before the end of 2015 and it was announced at the event that four helicopters are pre-financed by the European Union, and the end target is a fleet of eight.
Also present at the ceremony were Minister of Defense Martin Glváč, the Chargé d’affaires from the US Embassy in Slovakia Rudolf Perina, Interior Minister Robert Kaliňák, Economic Attache from the Canadian Embassy in Slovakia Milan Haruštiak, and CEO of Bell Helicopter for Europe and Russia Jakub Hoda
John Burcote – HeliHub.com