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B429

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B429
Name B-429
Manufacturer BELL
Wing Rotary
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Mass group UNK


Manufacturered as:

BELL 429 GlobalRanger
BELL GlobalRanger


BELL B-429

BELL B-429

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.

Technical Data

Wing span 10.97 m35.991 ft
Length 12.7 m41.667 ft
Height 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


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving B429

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