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Bell 427. A photo. Characteristics.
Bell 427. A photo. Characteristics.

Bell 427. A photo. Characteristics.


Bell 427 - light multipurpose helicopter.


Bell 427 photo

Bell 427 photo.

Designed by the American firm Bell Helicopter Textron, participated in the creation of the Korean company Samsung Aerospace Industries. The prototype was the model Bell 407 a completely redesigned fuselage and cabin 8 percent increase. On the helicopter uses a new dynamic system, which is similar to mounted on a military helicopter BellOH58D, including fully made of four-blade composite main propeller.


Bell 427 photo booths

Bell 427 photo booths

A full-scale mock-up was first presented at an exhibition in September 1996 in Farnborough. The first flight took place at the end of 1997. In 1999 helicopter certified. The first helicopters ordered by PetroleumHelicopters in 2000.


Bell 427 photo salon

Bell 427 photo salon

Features helicopter Bell 427:



  • Crew: 2

  • The greatest number of passengers: 6

  • Capacity: 1220kg

  • Length: 12,99m

  • Fuselage length: 10,94m

  • The diameter of the rotor: 11,28m

  • The diameter of the tail rotor: 1,73m

  • The width of the fuselage: 2,29m (for runners)

  • Height: 3,32m

  • The area swept rotor: 99,89kv.m

  • Empty weight: 1751kg

  • The highest take-off weight: 2880kg

  • suspension: 2971kg

  • Volume of fuel tanks: 770l

  • Powerplant: 2 × turboshaft Pratt & WhitneyCanada PW207D

  • Take-off engine power: 2 × 710l.s. (2 × 529kVt ())

  • The height of the cargo compartment: 1,3 m

  • Maximum speed: 259km / h

  • Maximum speed at the ground: 252km / h

  • The speed at FL: 246km / h

  • Practical range: 716km

  • Duration of flight: 4chasa

  • Ceiling: 3050m

  • Static ceiling:

  • using ground effect: 2745m

  • without the use of ground effect: 533m

  • The load on the drive: 29,74kg / sq.m

  • Thrust-to-weight ratio: 219,3 / 200,8Vt / kg (with / without suspension)


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