Bell Helicopter Bell 206 JetRanger

Light Utility Helicopter

Bell 206B-3 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Bell 206 JetRanger is a single-engine five-seat light utility helicopter produced by the US-American manufacturer Bell Helicopter Company, today Bell Helicopter Textron , since 1986 produced in Bells commercial helicopter plant in Mirabel, Quebec (Canada).
The Bell 206 was also license-built in Italy by Agusta (Agusta-Bell 206).
Propulsion1 Turboshaft Engine
Engine ModelAllison 250-C20B
Engine Power314 kW421 shp
Speed241 km/h130 kts
  150 mph
Service Ceiling6.096 m20.000 ft
Range693 km374 NM
430 mi.
Empty Weight730 kg1.609 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.451 kg3.200 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)2/22/2
Main Rotor Diameter10,15 m33,3 ft
Tail Rotor Diameter1,58 m5,2 ft
Rotor Disc Area80,9 m871 ft
Length (Fuselage)9,89 m32,4 ft
Length11,96 m39,2 ft
Height2,91 m9,5 ft
First Flight10.01.1966
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeB06
other TCDSTC Canada H-92
Data for (Version)Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
VariantsBell 206A, 206A-1, 206B, 206B-2, 206B-3, Agusta-Bell 206A, 206A-1, 206B

[Photo-ID: 11907] Karsten Palt 2001-05-19
Bell Helicopter 206B JetRanger, Air Service Berlin, D-HBAD, c/n 3819, Karsten Palt, 2001Bell Helicopter
206B JetRanger
Air Service Berlin
Reg.: D-HBAD
c/n: 3819
Tag der offenen Tuer SXF 2001
[Berlin - Sch]
[Photo-ID: 1773] Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Bell 206B-2 JetRanger, , D-HTOM, c/n 2434, Karsten Palt, 2009Bell
206B-2 JetRanger
Reg.: D-HTOM
c/n: 2434
[Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 1761] Karsten Palt 2009-04-03
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III, Bodensee Helicopter, D-HEDB, c/n 4197, Karsten Palt, 2009Bell
206B-3 JetRanger III
Bodensee Helicopter
Reg.: D-HEDB
c/n: 4197
AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 [Friedrichshafen (EDNY / FDH)]
[Photo-ID: 3946] Karsten Palt 2010-08-22
Bell Helicopter 206B-3 JetRanger III, kayfly GmbH, D-HHUD, c/n 2327, Karsten Palt, 2010Bell Helicopter
206B-3 JetRanger III
kayfly GmbH
Reg.: D-HHUD
c/n: 2327
Flugtag Breitscheid 2010 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 6389] Karsten Palt 2013-02-09
Bell Helicopter 206B-3 JetRanger III, Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), H8-01/38, c/n 4362, Karsten Palt, 2013Bell Helicopter
206B-3 JetRanger III
Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF)
Reg.: H8-01/38
c/n: 4362
Royal Thai Air Force Museum [Bangkok]
[Photo-ID: 10600] Karsten Palt 2014-10-23
Agusta-Bell AB206A-1 JetRanger, Spanish Air Force, HR.12-3, c/n 8136, Karsten Palt, 2014Agusta-Bell
AB206A-1 JetRanger
Spanish Air Force
Reg.: HR.12-3
c/n: 8136
R/H side marked as HD.12-3
Museo del Aire [Madrid]