Bell 412

in Cyprus Police service
 

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 2
Total Still Active: 2
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1992
Retirement: current
Main Role: Policing
Origin: USA

History

The Bell 412EP is the most technologically modern rotor aircraft in Cypriot service. It has greatly increased range and performance over the Bell UH-1H, is equipped with twin-engines instead of one, and can carry up to 14 passengers or 2 patient litters.
One Bell 412SP was obtained in 1992, followed by one Bell 412EP in 1997. Both aircraft operate in the SAR role and are equipped with a rescue hoist, a Loud Hailer, emergency floats and other items for police work.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
CP-2 33202 5B-CPB Feb 1992 Bell 412SP, ex-Cyprus Govt, ex N3216P
CP-4 36155 N72335 4 June 1997 Bell 412EP, not ex-N395AL

Pictures

Cypriot Police Bell 412
Bell 412SP serial CP-4
(photo, richnan@ntlworld.com)

More Information

References

  • European Air Forces Directory 2003/04 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2005/06 (Mach III)
  • European Air Forces Directory 2012/13 (Mach III)
  • Rotorspot

Other Sources

To be added.


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