Bell 430

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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List of Operators of Bell 430


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

129430





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