Helicopter Specs

Westwind Helicopters is committed to the safety of our crew and our passengers and spares no expense in selecting and maintaining our aircraft.

Westwind Helicopters proudly flies the Bell series helicopters (including the Bell 206 and the Bell 407) in our extensive aircraft fleet. The Bell Series has the most reliable and dependable record in the industry. We at Westwind feel that Bell Helicopter offers the safest helicopters available on the market today. Bell Helicopters are known for excellence in safety and reliability, superior handling, top speeds, and premium comfort. Westwind shares that philosophy of safety and reliability at all times and at all costs. Accordingly, Westwind and Bell Helicopters are a perfect combination.


Bell 407

Operational Specifications for the Bell 407 Aircraft:

WEIGHT
Maximum Gross Weight5,250 lbs.
Empty Weight3,050 lbs.
Useful Load2,200 lbs.
Useful Load with full fuel1,450 lbs.
Maximum External Load2,646 lbs.
PERFORMANCE
Service Ceiling16,050 ft.
Hover Ceiling, IGE5,400 ft.
Hover Ceiling, OGE5,400 ft.
Installed Horsepower813 hp.
Takeoff Power674 hp.
Max. Continuous Power630 hp.
CAPACITIES
Required Crew1
Passengers6
ROTOR BLADES
Main4
Tail2
SPEED
VNE (Maximum Air Speed)140 kts.
ECON. Cruise (Efficiency)132 kts.
RANGE
Maximum Fuel Range327 nm.
Endurance (No Reserves)3.7 hrs.
FUEL
Fuel Capacity127.8 gal.
ENGINE
ManufacturerAllison
Model250-C47P

Bell 206-L4

Operational Specifications for the Bell 206-L4 Aircraft:

WEIGHT
Maximum Gross Weight4,450 lbs.
Empty Weight2,309 lbs.
Useful Load2,141 lbs.
Useful Load with full fuel1,413 lbs.
Maximum External Load2,000 lbs.
PERFORMANCE
Service Ceiling20,000 ft.
Hover Ceiling, IGE16,600 ft.
Hover Ceiling, OGE6,500 ft.
Installed Horsepower726 hp.
Takeoff Power490 hp.
Max. Continuous Power370 hp
CAPACITIES
Required Crew1
Passengers6
ROTOR BLADES
Main2
Tail2
SPEED
VNE (Maximum Air Speed)130 kts.
ECON. Cruise (Efficiency)115 kts.
RANGE
Maximum Fuel Range336 nm.
Endurance (No Reserves)2.8 hrs.
FUEL
Fuel Capacity110 gal.
ENGINE
ManufacturerAllison
Model250-C30P

Bell 206-L3

Operational Specifications for the Bell 206-L3 Aircraft:

WEIGHT
Maximum Gross Weight4,150 lbs.
Empty Weight2,200 lbs.
Useful Load1,950 lbs.
Useful Load with full fuel1,213 lbs.
Maximum External Load2,000 lbs.
PERFORMANCE
Service Ceiling20,000 ft.
Hover Ceiling, IGE16,500 ft.
Hover Ceiling, OGE5,400 ft.
Installed Horsepower650 hp.
Takeoff Power435 hp.
Max. Continuous Power370 hp.
CAPACITIES
Required Crew1
Passengers6
ROTOR BLADES
Main2
Tail2
SPEED
VNE (Maximum Air Speed)130 kts.
ECON. Cruise (Efficiency)109 kts.
RANGE
Maximum Fuel Range317 nm.
Endurance (No Reserves)2.8 hrs.
FUEL
Fuel Capacity110 gal.
ENGINE
ManufacturerAllison
Model250-C30P

Bell 206-B3

Operational Specifications for the Bell 206-B3 Aircraft:

WEIGHT
Maximum Gross Weight3,200 lbs.
Empty Weight1,487 lbs.
Useful Load1,950 lbs.
Useful Load with full fuel1,213 lbs.
Maximum External Load2,000 lbs.
PERFORMANCE
Service Ceiling20,000 ft.
Hover Ceiling16,500 ft.
Hover Ceiling5,400 ft.
Installed Horsepower650 hp.
Takeoff Power435 hp.
Max. Continuous Power370 hp.
CAPACITIES
Required Crew1
Passengers6
ROTOR BLADES
Main2
Tail2
SPEED
VNE (Maximum Air Speed)130 kts.
ECON. Cruise (Efficiency)109 kts.
RANGE
Maximum Fuel Range317 nm.
Endurance (No Reserves)2.8 hrs.
FUEL
Fuel Capacity110 gal.
ENGINE
ManufacturerAllison
Model250-C30P

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