BELL 429

BASE PRICE: $ 6,500,000

PASSENGERS

1 Pilot

5

CABIN VOLUME

cu.ft

200

RANGE

nm

400

SPEED

ktas

100

MTOW

lb

6500

7 PAX

411 nm

155 ktas

7,000 lbs

Photo: Courtesy Bell

The 429 is a light twin-engine helicopter from Bell helicopter. It completed its first flight on February 27, 2007, prior to entering service in 2009.

The 429 carry the external lines of Bell legendary 206 Jet Ranger when boasting an all-new wider airframe especially optimized for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) configuration. Powered by two Pratt & Whitney PW 207D1 turboshaft engines, the design of the 429 features a four- composite bladed rotor, a composite, and aluminum structure for a two-person crew and up to six passengers, a standard landing skids and optional retractable landing gear for convenient taxiing.

The Bell 429 offers a higher design weight IGW version which is not FAA certified but can be certified in over twelve countries outside the USA.

The Bell 429 is Single-pilot IFR certified and features the Bell designed BasiX Pro flight deck, it features the capability to fly an approach assisted by wide-area augmentation system/localizer performance with vertical guidance (WAAS/LPV). Two Garmin GNS430 navigation systems are delivered from the factory and can be substituted with the larger-format GNS530.

Range*411 nm
Max Endurance4.5 Hrs
Speed 
Maximum Cruise Speed150 kts
Economy Cruise Speed
Altitude 
Service Ceiling18,714 ft
Hover IGE Ceiling 14,132 ft
Hover OGE Ceiling 11,282 ft

* Std Max GW, ISA, Std. fuel – no reserve, at sea level

Maximum Takeoff7,000 lbs
Basic Operating4,465 lbs
Usable Fuel1,453 lbs
Maximum Payload2,535 lbs
AVIONICS 
ManufacturerGARMIN
ModelGTN-650/750
ENGINES 
Number of Engines2
ManufacturerPratt & Whitney Canada
ModelPW207D1
Takeoff Power598 shp
Max Continuous Power586 shp
INTERIOR
Photo: Courtesy Bell

The Bell 429 wide cabin has been primary sized for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) market offering a flat floor and an optional rear clamshell doors for patient loading. On a corporate application, the Bell 429 features a spacious cabin with club-seating for up to six with ample storage and legroom.

The high-end Bell 429 MAGnificent features a Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) redesigned interior that includes a luxury finish complemented by Mecaer’s SILENS passive noise abatement technology – which reduce internal noise levels by as much as 65% -, I-FEEL touchscreen in-flight entertainment system and a passenger controlled electronically dimmable windows. 

 

Standard LOPA 8 Passengers

 

9 Passengers Configuration with Divan

Cabin Height5 ft
Cabin Width4 ft
Cabin Length7 ft
Cabin Volume204 cu.ft
Baggage Compartment 74 cu.ft