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B429
Name B-429
Manufacturer BELL
Type Rotary
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

BELL 429 GlobalRanger
BELL GlobalRanger


BELL B-429

BELL B-429

Image source: IANS

Description

The Bell 429 is a light, twin-engine helicopter under development and is based on the Bell 427. First flight of the Bell 429 prototype took place on February 27, 2007, and received type certification on July 1, 2009. The Bell 429 is capable of single-pilot IFR and Runway Category A operations.

General

Aircraft name B-429
ICAO code/WTC B429 /
Manufacturer BELL
Type Code/APC H2T /

Technical Data

Wing span 10.97 m35.991 ft
Length 12.7 m41.667 ft
Heigth 4.04 m13.255 ft
Powerplant 2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207D1 turboshaft, 625 shp (466 kW); 730 shp (545 kW) takeoff power each.
Engine Model Pratt & Whitney Canada PW200

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

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