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  • Bell 230

    Derived from 222
    1991










    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




    Specifications


    Engine: 2 x Allison 250-C30G2 700 shp
    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)
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    Derivatives & Versions


    ModelYearHistory
    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
    1994
    chile Armada de Chile
        1 1994
    1998
    ecuador Armada del Ecuador
        2 1998/   
    2014
    uruguay Foresbal
        2014/   
    Construction Numbers on database of 230 or its versions

    38230






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