Entered production in June 1965.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Bell Helicopter Company

Primary manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Company

Parent type: Bell Model 204/UH-1 Iroquois

Aircraft status: Status unknown

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height:  
Overall Length:  
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Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length:  
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Landing Gear Dimensions
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Cabin Dimensions
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Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Weights
Max Gross Weight (ground): 4,309 kg 9,500 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 4,309 kg 9,500 lb
Empty Weight: 2,189 kg 4,827 lb
Useful Load: 2,120 kg 4,673 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.508
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
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Limitations
Max Level Flight Speed:  
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling:  
Range and Endurance
Max Range:  
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Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Powerplant
Number of engines: 1
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
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Intermediate:  
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OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
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Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 13.41 m 44.00 ft
RPM:  
Direction of Rotation: Counterclockwise
Hub Type: Model 540 Door Hinge System
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord: 0.686 m 2.25 ft
Blade Tip Geometry:
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 2
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 141.26 m² 1520.6 ft²
Disc Loading: 30.51 kg/m² 6.248 lb/ft²
Solidity: 0.0651
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade: 4.60 m² 49.5 ft²
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Diameter: 2.59 m 8.50 ft
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Unknown
RPM:  
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 2
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area: 5.27 m² 56.7 ft²
Solidity:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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