Earlier build numbers had the Allison 250-C20 engine, which has the same power levels as the C20B and is similarly de-rated due to drivetrain limitations

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

Primary manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

Parent type: Bell Model 206

Aircraft status: Operational

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Allison 250-C20B (de-rated for use on Bell 206) turbine

Engine manufacturer: Allison Engine Company

Max continuous power: 201 kW (270 hp)

Take-off / rated power: 236 kW (317 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 1451 kg (3200 lb)

Max Gross Weight (airborne): 1520 kg (3350 lb)

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