Eagle Copters Ltd. (ECL) has been awarded a contract to provide the City of Houston and the Houston Police Department with a fully mission equipped Bell 412EP helicopter. In operation since 1970, the Houston Police Department Air Support Division (Helicopter Patrol Division) has grown into the second largest municipal helicopter police air support unit in the United States.
The helicopter will have multi role capabilities designed around the stringent and demanding mission profiles for the City of Houston. Eagle Copters Ltd. have been supplying law enforcement helicopters and completion services for over a decade.
Delivery is scheduled for July 2011.