Bell UH-1Y Venom

Derived from 212


Bell UH-1Y Venom

The Bell 450 was part of the Marines H-1 upgrade program to remanufacture the current fleet of UH-1N utility helicopters to an advanced configuration featuring common engines and flight dynamics to the also new AH-1Z Viper

The prototype, a UH-1N converted airframe, first flew on December 20 2001 but the production aircraft were first delivered on 2005 as a new built ones.

The Super Huey completed the transition from the UH-1N in West Coast Marines units in 2011 being HMLA-167 from MCAS New River the first one to received them in the East Coast on Sept 29 of that year.


Engine: 2 x GE T700-GE-401C 1890 shp
Capacity: 2 + 10
Length: (m) 17.78
Height: (m) 4.5
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m) 14.88
Disc area: (m2) 168
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 5370     Max: 8390
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 250     Max: 300
Range: (km)
Ceiling: (m) 6000
Rate/Climb: (m/min) 768

List of Operators of Bell UH-1Y Venom

From Organisation with model UH-1Y Venom
usa US Marine Corps
czech republic Vzdušné síly AČR

Construction Numbers on database of UH-1Y Venom or its versions


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