Helicopter Bell H-13D (HTL-4)
Helicopter Bell H-13D (HTL-4)

Helicopter Bell H-13D (HTL-4)


The first order for the US Army was made in the year 1948, 65 when helicopters have been taken under the designation H-13B, later they were given the nickname "Sioux".

Later, a two-seater H-13D helicopter with a ski sassi was released. A year later, a three-seater helicopter with dual control H-13E was released. Then there was the H-13G, which featured a small elevator. Later, the models H-13H, H-13E, H-13J were released.


Helicopter Bell H-13D (HTL-4) photo

Helicopter Bell H-13D (HTL-4) photo



The main characteristics of the Bell H-13D (HTL-4) helicopter:

  • Basic data

  • Crew 2 people.

  • 150 Maximum speed km / h

  • Service ceiling 3 300 m

  • Flight range 340 km

  • Number X diameter rotors 1X10,5 m

  • Helicopter length 12,5 m

  • Appointment. Communications, surveillance, rescue operations, evacuation of the wounded.


Maximum load:

  • passengers 2 people.

  • or cargo 260 kg

  • Takeoff weight 1 000 kg 





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