B430

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 (metric)
12.80 m
Length (metric)
13.44 m
Height (metric)
3.73 m
Powerplant

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

Engine Model(s)
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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