ICAO aircraft code B47G
Manufacturer Bell Helicopter
Country United States

The Bell 47 is a single-rotor single-engine light helicopter manufactured by Bell Helicopter.

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General

ICAO aircraft code
B47G
Manufacturer
Bell Helicopter
Manufactured
1946 - 1974
Country
United States

Aircraft performance

Engine:
1x Lycoming TVO-435-F1A
Piston
Power:
280 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
91 Kts
169 Km/h
Travel range:
214 Nm
396 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
11,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
860 feet / minute
4.37meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
1,340 Kg
2,954 lbs
Max Payload:
482 Kg
1,063 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
29 gallon
110 liter

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About the Bell 47

The Bell 47 is a single-rotor single-engine light helicopter manufactured by Bell Helicopter. It was based on the third Bell30 prototype, which was the company’s first helicopter designed by Arthur M. Young. The 47 became the first helicopter certified for civilian use on 8March 1946. The first civilian delivery was made on 31December 1946 to Helicopter Air Transport. More than 5,600 Bell47s were produced, including those under license by Agusta in Italy, Kawasaki Heavy Industries in Japan, and Westland Aircraft in the United Kingdom. The Bell47J Ranger is a modified version with a fully enclosed cabin and tail boom.

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