Excellence NorthStar Aviation and partners developed a platform based on the proven Bell 407GXP airframe. The innovative and technical solutions incorporated into the Lightning offer our clients a high-performance, low-cost, lightweight, multi-role helicopter. ‚Äč Our team maintains, modifies and tests systems rapidly enabling us to go from initial concept, to fielding aircraft significantly faster than an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), while maintaining exceptional standards of safety and quality. This results in a reduced project time-frame, increased production capacity, and most importantly, a higher level of overall client satisfaction.