B429

BELL B-429

Aircraft
Name
B-429
Manufacturer
Wing
Rotary
Type Code
H2T
Engine
Turboshaft
Engine Count
Multi
Manufacturered as
BELL 429 GlobalRanger
BELL GlobalRanger

B429

The Bell 429 is a light, twin-engine helicopter under development and is based on the Bell 427. First flight of the Bell 429 prototype took place on February 27, 2007, and received type certification on July 1, 2009. The Bell 429 is capable of single-pilot IFR and Runway Category A operations.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.97 m
Length (metric)
12.70 m
Height (metric)
4.04 m
Powerplant

2 x Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207D1 turboshaft, 625 shp (466 kW); 730 shp (545 kW) takeoff power each.

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney Canada PW200
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
3175 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
150 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
200
Range
390 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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