Previously known as the Model 204, the XH-40 was a prototype, utility helicopter developed in 1956 for the US Army.  The cabin accomodates six passengers or two plus two stretchers.  The aircraft was designated UH-1A upon entering production.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Bell Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Bell Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: Bell Model 204/UH-1 Iroquois

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Skids

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Aircraft Details

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