Bell 230

Derived from 222

Bell 230

The Bell 230 is a development of the model 222 with its Lycoming engines replaced by two Allison 250 turboshafts, plus other refinements including optional skid or wheel undercarriage. The prototype ( a converted 222 ) first flew on August 12, 1991. Production deliveries began in March 1992 and after 38 having been built by 1995 it was replaced by the Bell 430


Engine: 2 x Allison 250-C30G2 700shp
Capacity: 2 + 8
Length: (m) 15.39
Height: (m) 3.71
Blades: 2
Rotor diam.: (m) 12.8
Disc area: (m2) 128.68
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 2268     Max: 3810
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 248     Max: 254
Range: (km) 713
Ceiling: (m) 4725
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

Derivatives & Versions

430 1994 The Bell 430 is a twin-engined stretched and more powerful development of the Bell 230, which, in turn, was based on the earlier Bell 222. Maiden ...

List of Operators of Bell 230

From Organisation with model 230
chile Armada de Chile
    1 1994
ecuador Armada del Ecuador
    2 1998/   
uruguay Foresbal
Construction Numbers on database of 230 or its versions


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