Developed in 1955 as a continuation of the Bell 47G, designated H-13H in the U.S. Army.  The 3-place helicopter can be fitted with either skids or floats as landing gear.

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

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Skids

Overall Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Height: 2.83 m (9.3 ft)

Overall Length: 12.62 m (41.4 ft)

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Total number of engines: 1

Engine designation: Lycoming VO-435 (derated for Bell 47G-2) reciprocating

Engine manufacturer: Lycoming Engines

Take-off / rated power: 149 kW (200 hp)

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

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