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What is a Bell 407 helicopter?

What is a Bell 407 helicopter?

The Bell 407 is a civil utility helicopter derived from the design of the Bell 206L-4 LongRanger. It uses the four-blade, soft-in-plane design rotor with composite hub that was developed for the U.S. Army’s OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, rather than the 206L-4’s two-blade, semi-rigid, teetering rotor.

Who uses Bell 407?

Iraq
Armed IA-407s were delivered in eight batches of three aircraft from August 2012 to April 2013. The final Bell 407 for Iraq was delivered on 3 April 2013. There are 30 in service; 24 armed scouts, three gunships, and three trainers. Iraq is using the IA-407 in operations against Islamic State militants.

What is the price of a Bell 407?

The base price of the 407 without Garmin G1000H avionics or other extras (what Bell refers to as a base traditional Block A model) is currently $2.645 million. The price rises by $150,000 to $2.795 million for the 407GX model with a standard G1000H cockpit.

What is the range of a Bell 407?

372 miBell 407 / Range

Where are Bell helicopters manufactured?

Bell Textron Inc. is an American aerospace manufacturer headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. A subsidiary of Textron, Bell manufactures military rotorcraft at facilities in Fort Worth, and Amarillo, Texas, as well as commercial helicopters in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.

Where is the Bell 407 manufactured?

Mirabel, Canada
The Bell 407 is manufactured by Bell Helicopter Textron in Mirabel, Canada. It is a high-manoeuvrability, four-bladed, light helicopter with hot and high altitude capability.

How safe is Bell 407?

Safety Performance The Bell 407 has a good safety record. Most of the accidents and incidents on the type have been a result of human error or maintenance oversights and are unrelated to the design or maintenance planning of the helicopter.

How much is a Bell 427?

Bell 427 Specs

Production
Price New $4.3M
Year Started 2000
Year Ended 2011

How much fuel does a Bell 407 burn per hour?

FUEL CONSUMPTION: 190 L/hr. MAX INTERNAL LOAD: 1900 lbs.

Where are Bell 407 helicopters built?

The Bell 407 is manufactured by Bell Helicopter Textron in Mirabel, Canada. It is a high-manoeuvrability, four-bladed, light helicopter with hot and high altitude capability. It is a derivative of the Bell 206L-3 LongRanger.