BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON 407
Passenger Seating: 6 Passengers
Average Cruise Speed: 140 kts
Endurance: 2.5 hours
External Load: 2650 lbs
The Bell 407 represents the cutting edge in light helicopter technology. Universal was one of the first operators in the world to utilise the 407 and it has proved its worth supporting drill move operations in Northern Labrador and fire suppression duties across the country. All stakeholders, pilots, engineers and customers, are pleased with The Bell 407’s performance and reliability. As one of the first operators of this aircraft, Universal Helicopters is one of the most experienced companies with this technology.
The 407 boasts a very high power to weight ratio, partial composite construction, digital fuel control and power plant monitoring and a widened cabin and window area providing extra passenger comfort and visibility.