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BELL B-230

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Name B-230
Manufacturer BELL
Body Narrow
Wing Rotary
Position Two-blade main rotor
Tail Two-blade tail rotor
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Position Above cabin
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 2

Manufacturered as:

BELL 230

BELL B-230

BELL B-230 BELL B-230 3D


The Bell 230 is an improved development of the Bell 222 with different engines and other minor changes.

Technical Data

Wing span 12.80 m41.995 ft <br />
Length 15.32 m50.262 ft <br />
Height 3.56 m11.68 ft <br />
Powerplant 2 x Allison 250-C30G/2 (520 kW) each.
Engine model Allison 250

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 120 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 38103,810 kg <br />3.81 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL155 ROD ft/min APC
WTC Range 378378 nm <br />700,056 m <br />700.056 km <br />2,296,771.655 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving B230

None on SKYbrary