Bell Showcases the Bell 505 at Conservation Convention

At Bell, we understand the importance of wildlife conservation through providing top-of-the-line aircraft to operators who keep preserving the ecosystem at the heart of every mission.

At this year’s Dallas Safari Club Convention and Sporting Expo, Bell is showcasing its premier aircraft that is used by public safety operators and conservationist throughout the world that enhance their life-saving missions: the Bell 505.  


Bell 505 on display at Dallas Safari Club Convention and Sporting Expo 2024

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Bell 505s

The FWC’s Division of Law Enforcement is one of Bell’s newest customers that has signed a purchase agreement for two Bell 505 to support conservation efforts in Florida, joining public safety operators throughout the world that have chosen the aircraft for its diverse mission-ready capabilities.  

“The Bell 505 is a proven platform for public safety agencies around the world,” said Lane Evans, managing director, North America, in a previous release. “The Bell 505 advances an agency’s ability to readily respond to emergencies on the ground, sky, or water. Bell is proud the FWC has selected the Bell 505 as its choice aircraft to advance the vast mission of the agency.”

Being responsible for 8,400 miles of coastline, 13,200 square miles of offshore waters, and more than 34 million acres of land, the FWC’s Division of Law Enforcement plans to utilize their Bell 505s to enhance their fish and wildlife resource management capabilities through patrol and investigative law enforcement services.

Industry-leading Public Safety and Conservation Reputation

Since 1948, Bell has been a trusted partner for public safety operators around the world with key aftermarket support and training. With over 500 deliveries and more than 185,000 global fleet hours, the Bell 505 continues to pave its way as a leading aircraft in its class amongst public safety and wildlife conservation customers throughout the world.

To learn more about how the Bell 505’s multi-mission platform, visit Bell Booth #4101 during the Dallas Safari Club Convention and Sporting Expo from January 11-14, 2024.


A Bell 505 will be displayed at Dallas Safari Club Convention and Sporting Expo 2024

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