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Bell Helicopter Bell 204 (UH-1)

Bell UH-1F Iroquois (204) © Robert Domandl
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Bell 204 (UH-1)

Light Utility Helicopter

The Bell 204 is a single-engine light utility helicopter produced by the US-American manufacturer Bell Aircraft Corporation, later Bell Helicopter Company, today Bell Helicopter Textron. The military main variants were the Bell UH-1A, UH-1B, UH-1C.
Crew1 / 2
Passengers8 - 9
 
Propulsion1 Turboshaft Engine
Engine ModelLycoming T53-13B
Engine Power1044 kW1400 shp
 
Speed204 km/h110 kts
  127 mph
Service Ceiling5.750 m18.865 ft
Range370 km200 NM
230 mi.
 
Empty Weight2.177 kg4.800 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.856 kg8.501 lbs
 
Rotor Blades (main/tail)2/22/2
Main Rotor Diameter14,63 m48,0 ft
Tail Rotor Diameter1,78 m5,8 ft
Rotor Disc Area168,1 m²1809 ft²
Length (Fuselage)12,31 m40,4 ft
Length16,15 m53,0 ft
Height3,77 m12,4 ft
 
First Flight22.10.1956
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1961-1973
Total Productionca. 2900
 
ICAO CodeUH1
 
Data for (Version)Bell 204B-2
VariantsBell 204B, Agusta-Bell AB 204, Fuji-Bell 204B-2, Bell UH-1A, UH-1B, UH-1C
Remarks
The Bell 204 was license-built in Italy by Agusta(Agusta-Bell AB 204) and Japan by Fuji Heavy Industries (Fuji-Bell 204B-2).

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