Bell 429

Exceptional Speed and Class Leading Performance

Designed with the future in mind, the Bell 429 meets or exceeds today’s airworthiness requirements to enhance occupant safety, with the adaptability to remain at the forefront as mission requirements evolve. Innovation is at the heart of the Bell 429 light twin helicopter. The use of metallic and composite parts in its construction creates the perfect balance between rigidity and flexibility, safety and durability. An advanced avionics and systems monitoring suite ensures outstanding maintainability and aircraft readiness. 


150 kts Max Cruise
204 ft³ Cabin Volume
7 Passengers
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SPEEDS at max gross wt
VNE 155 kts 287 km/h
Max Cruise 150 kts 278 km/h
Range at VLRC* 411 nm 761 km
Max Endurance* 4.5 hrs
CAPACITIES
Standard Seating 1+7
Maximum Seating 1+7
Standard Fuel 217 US gal 821 litres
Aux Fuel (Optional) 39 US gal 148 liters
Cabin Floor Space 32.7 ft² 3.04 m²
Cabin Volume** 204 ft³ 5.78 m³
Baggage Compartment Volume 74 ft³ 2.1 m³
WEIGHTS
Empty Weight (Standard Configuration) 4,465 lbs 2,025 kg
Useful Load (Internal, Standard Configuration) 2,535 lbs 1,150 kg
Max Gross Weight (Internal) 7,000 lbs 3,175 kg
Max Gross Weight (External Load) 7,500 lbs 3,402 kg
Cargo Hook Capacity 3,000 lbs 1,361 kg

* Max GW, ISA, Std fuel – no reserve, at 4000 ft / 1219 m

** Total contiguous area, including baggage compartment. Does not include copilot volume of 28 ft³/0.8 m³

POWERPLANT (2) Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207D1
Transmission Rating, MCP 1,100 shp 820 kW

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Product News



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Bell Helicopter Reports New Purchase Agreements for VIP-Configured Aircraft in Europe
Pairs Air Show (June 21, 2017) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced signed purchase agreements for three VIP-configured aircraft in Europe for the sale of a Bell 429...
Beijing Jinyu General Aviation Co., Ltd. Receives Delivery of Bell 429
Mirabel, Canada (May 10, 2017) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of a Bell 429 to Beijing Jinyu General Aviation Co., Ltd. (Beijing Jinyu). The...
Bell Helicopter Delivers Two Bell 429s to PT. Carpediem Mandiri
Singapore (April 19, 2017) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of two Bell 429s to PT. Carpediem Mandiri for supply to the Flight...
Tata Steel Ltd. Adds Second Bell 429 to Fleet
Singapore (April 19, 2017) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced Tata Steel Group has purchased a second Bell 429 helicopter to support their steel production...