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BELL B-427

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B427
Aircraft
Name B-427
Manufacturer BELL
Wing Rotary
WTC Light
Type code H2T
Engine Turboshaft
Engine count Multi
Mass group 2


Manufacturered as:

BELL 427
KOREA AEROSPACE SB-427


BELL B-427

BELL B-427 BELL B-427 3D

Description

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 <br />
Length 10.94 m35.892 ft <br />
Height 3.49 m11.45 ft <br />
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)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
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 <br />2.97 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL100 ROD ft/min APC
WTC L Range 394394 nm <br />729,688 m <br />729.688 km <br />2,393,989.503 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving B427

None on SKYbrary