BELL B-430

Aircraft
Name: 
B-430
Manufacturer: 
Wing: 
Rotary
Position: 
Four-blade main rotor
Tail: 
Two-blade tail rotor
WTC
L
Type Code: 
H2T
Engine: 
Turboshaft
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Above cabin
Landing gear: 
Skids or tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BELL 430

B430

The Bell 430 is a twin-engined light-medium helicopter built by Bell Helicopter Textron. It is a stretched and more powerful development of the Bell 230, which, in turn, was based on the earlier Bell 222.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
12.80 m
Length: 
13.44 m
Height: 
3.73 m
Powerplant: 

2 x Rolls-Royce 250-C40B 783 hp (584 kW).

Engine Model: 
Rolls-Royce 250
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a
MTOW: 
4218 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
60 kts
ROC: 
1400 ft/min
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: 
130 kts
MACH: 
n/a
Ceiling: 
146
Range: 
324 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
130 kts
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
40 kts
Distance: 
n/a

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