Nevada Department of Wildlife Goes Hot and High With “Amazing” Eagle 407HP

May 17, 2016

Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) was looking to replace its aging helicopters with a new aircraft that would enable it to expand its mission profiles.

The organization selected the Eagle 407HP helicopter, powered by the Honeywell HTS900 turboshaft engine. The HTS900 provides a 22 percent increase in shaft horsepower (shp), an additional 500Ibs of payload and 17 percent lower fuel burn over the standard Bell 407.

Chief pilot Greg Smith, who has been flying for 28 years, says of the Eagle 407HP: “The numbers are phenomenal, the workmanship is amazing, the performance is top of the shelf.”

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