Bell Helicopter Bell 407

Light Utility Helicopter

Bell 407 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Bell 407 is a single-engine seven-seat light utility helicopter produced by the US-American manufacturer Bell Helicopter Textron, produced in Mirabel, Quebec (Canada).
The Bell 407 is a development of the Bell 206L-4 Long Ranger with four-blade main-rotor.
Propulsion1 Turboshaft Engine
Engine ModelAllison / Rolls-Royce 250-C47
Engine Power503 kW675 shp
Speed259 km/h140 kts
  161 mph
Service Ceiling6.096 m20.000 ft
Range550 km297 NM
342 mi.
Empty Weight1.178 kg2.597 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight2.381 kg5.249 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)4/2
Main Rotor Diameter10,66 m34 ft 12 in
Tail Rotor Diameter1,56 m5 ft 1 in
Rotor Disc Area89,2 m²960 ft²
Length (Fuselage)10,57 m34 ft 8 in
Length12,68 m41 ft 7 in
Height3,10 m10 ft 2 in
First Flight21.04.1994
Production Statusin production
Developed fromBell 206
ICAO CodeB407
Data for (Version)Bell 407