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light utility
$2.58 million
one or two
5 passengers
2,330 lbs.
2,645 lbs.
128 gallons
Allison turboshaft
813 s.h.p.
41 ft. 8 in.
11 ft. 8 in.
35 ft.
2,670 lbs.
6,000 lbs.
140 mph
153 mph
1,900 fpm
18,700 feet
380 miles
6/29/95
1996






Bell 407 Helicopter
Bell 407 Helicopter

The Bell 407 medium-light utility helicopter is known for its low noise levels, good maneuverability, steady hover, and smooth ride. It is a favorite as a water bomber, camera platform, with police departments, with the military, as a hospital and VIP transport.


Bell 407 Helicopter
Bell 407 Helicopter - Sky Hunter

Sky Hunter Hobby has a Bell 407 helicopter fuselage kit for 90 size gas or 700 size electric mechanics. It is available unpainted and in a variety of color schemes. Length is 61 1/2" with rotor diameters from 53" to 65". Weight, all up, should be around 13 lbs.


Bell 407 Helicopter
Bell 407 Helicopter - Roban

The Bell 407 helicopter for sale from the Roban Model is made to accept 450 mechanics with a 1800 kV motor. It is 35 1/2" long and weighs about 2 1/2 lbs.

The key to the smooth performance of the Bell 407 helicopter is its fiberglass carbon composite four blade main rotor and vibration dampening hub design. The rotor is turned by an engine that develops more power than its predecessor and is more efficient in lower air densities. The entire fuel system of the helicopter has been reinforced for greater safety.



Bell 407 Helicopter
Bell 407 Helicopter - Cloneparts

The Bell 407 helicopter from Cloneparts.de is 32" long, 8" high, and 11" wide. Its four main rotor blades are 12 1/2" long each. A 2,000 kV motor is suggested for power. All up weight is around 42 oz.

The Bell 407 helicopter cabin is wider than on prior models for additional passenger comfort or load accommodation, while still seating five. It can easily be configured according to need.



Bell 407 Helicopter
Bell 407 Helicopter - Super Scale

The Bell 407 helicopter from Super Scale Helis is a 1/4 scale helicopter with a length of 103". It has a glass fibre fuse with carbon reinforcements that comes in eight pieces. Recommended power is a Jakadofsky Pro 5000 turbine engine with Hauer mechanics.

The Bell 407 helicopter cockpit is spacious and provides excellent visibility. The helicopter is optionally available with a Garmin equipped all-glass cockpit. Instruments are logically laid out and provide a clear indication of engine output in relation to demand. The engine speed control is mounted on the collective tube. Engine speed is digitally controlled for greater efficiency.



Bell 407 Helicopter
Bell 407 Helicopter - Just Scale

The Just Scale Bell 407 helicopter is made for 90 size mechanics. The helicopter is 65" long and can use from 53" to 65" rotors.

When flown as a water bomber, the Bell 407 helicopter usually is equipped with a 238 gallon bucket suspended beneath it.



Bell 407 helicopter
Bell 407 Helicopter - RC Aerodyne

The Bell 407 helicopter for sale from RC Aerodyne uses 450 mechanics and comes with a scale interior. It is 32" long, 8" high, and 11" wide. It uses four 13" rotor blades. All up weight is around 2 3/4 lbs.

A Bell 407 helicopter flew around the world, crossing the North and South Poles, completing the circumnavigation on May 23, 2007.

Iraq is the biggest user of the Bell 407 helicopter outside of the United States. Not only did Bell sell thirty helicopters for use in Iraq, but they have contracted with the U.S. Army to provide support services for them.

About 1,100 Bell 407 helicopters have been produced to date.

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