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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
Length 15.32 m50.262 ft
Height 3.56 m11.68 ft
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
3.81 tonnes
Ceiling FL155 ROD ft/min APC
WTC Range 378378 nm
700,056 m
700.056 km
2,296,771.655 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving B230

None on SKYbrary