TRAKKABEAM A800 Helicopter searchlight selected for NYPD bell 429 helicopters

August 29, 2014

Trakka Corp Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the New York Police Department (NYPD), together with Helinet Technologies, has selected the A800 Trakkabeam Tactical Helicopter Searchlight for the department’s four recently-purchased Bell 429 patrol helicopters.

The Trakka A800 searchlight’s advanced optics technology provides superior performance and flexibility complimenting the custom airborne mission suite supplied by Helinet Technologies. The Trakka A800 is the perfect searchlight solution to meet the broad range of operations performed by the NYPD due to its unique multi-mission capabilities. With the highest level of testing and qualification of any searchlight, the optically-enhanced, edge–to-edge, white light, internal multi-coloured filter system and the fast/smooth slaving system all combine to give the operator superior helicopter searchlight performance.

“Trakka is delighted to have been selected by the NYPD and Helinet Technologies to provide our tactical searchlight in support of NYPD missions,” said Peter Rudaizky, CEO, Trakka Corp Pty Ltd. “We are also proud to continue our successful relationship with Bell Helicopter and the Bell 429 platform with our unique, reliable and high performance Trakkabeam searchlight”.