Turbine Helicopter Bell 407 Helicopter Information
The Bell 407 is designed after the Bell 206L LongRanger. It is a single engine, four blade, civil utility aircraft. The helicopter uses a four blade rotor that was developed originally for the US Army's OH-58D Kiowa Warrior. The 407 seats four passengers and two crew members. The empty weight of the original model is 2,668 lbs and the maximum takeoff weight is 6,000 lbs. The cruise speed is 133 kts and the maximum speed is 140 kts.