Also known by the designation, Model 47-B-1.

Multipurpose aircraft used in both civil and military operations.

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Bell Aircraft Corporation

Primary manufacturer: Bell Aircraft Corporation

Parent type: Bell Model 47

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.59 m (8.5 ft)

Overall Width: 10.71 m (35.1 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Franklin 6VA reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Franklin Engine Company

Take-off / rated power: 133 kW (178 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 953 kg (2100 lb)

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