Bell 430


1994

Derived from 230

1994





  • Bell 430
  • Bell 430

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 flight completed on October 25, 1994 with series rollout in 1995. Production ended after 136 helicopters built. The last one was delivered in May 2008.

Bell 430 were built with either skids or retractable wheeled undercarriage.


Specifications

Engine: 2 x Allison 250-C40B 783shp
Capacity: 2 + 8
Length: (m) 15.32
Height: (m) 3.73
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m) 12.8
Disc area: (m2)
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 2400
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 260
Range: (km) 600
Ceiling: (m) 4450
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 411
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Organisations

From Organisation with model 430
1994
usa Bell Helicopter
    136 1994/now
1997
japan Aero Asahi Corporation
    6 1997/now
japan Nakanihon Air Service
    1997/now
2000
bulgaria bulgarski voennovazdushni sili
    1 2000/04
usa Chevron Oil
    2000/now
2001
indonesia Pelita Air Service
    2001/now
2005
angola HM Airways
    2005/now
2010
ecuador Armada del Ecuador
    4 2010/now
2012
canada National Helicopters Inc
    2012/now
2014
kuwait Kuwait Ministry of Health
    2014/now
Unknown!
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usa State of New York
usa State of Michigan
Construction Numbers on database of 430 or its versions

129430





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