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BELL B-427

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Name B-427
Manufacturer BELL
Wing Rotary
WTC Light
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

BELL 427

BELL B-427

BELL B-427 BELL B-427 3D


The Bell Model 427 is a twin-engine civil utility helicopter, a new design derived from on the Bell 407. It is scheduled to be replaced by the lengthened Bell 429.

Technical Data

Wing span 11.28 m37.008 ft
Length 10.94 m35.892 ft
Height 3.49 m11.45 ft
Powerplant 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207D turboshaft, 710 hp (529 kW) each.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney Canada PW200

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 138 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC 2000 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 29702,970 kg
2.97 tonnes
Ceiling FL100 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 394394 nm
729,688 m
729.688 km
2,393,989.503 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving B427

None on SKYbrary