In this video, join me as I take a tour of one of the newest and most advanced helicopters in the market, the BELL 429. With its state-of-the-art technology, enhanced safety features, and spacious cabin, the BELL 429 is a top choice for commercial and private operators alike.
Watch as me explore its unique features, including its advanced avionics and powerful engines, and learn why it has quickly become one of the most sought-after helicopters in the industry.
The Bell 429 is capable of single-pilot IFR and Runway Category A operations.The Bell 429 has a four-blade rotor system with soft-in-plane flex beams. The rotor blades are composite and have swept tips for reduced noise. The tail rotor is made by stacking two two-blade rotors set at uneven intervals (to form an X) for reduced noise.
The 429 has a glass cockpit with a three-axis autopilot (optional fourth axis kit) and flight director as standard.The bell 429 is powered by 2 × Pratt & Whitney Canada PW207D1 turboshaft engines, 625 shp (466 kW) each maximum continuous
730 shp (544 kW) for take-off.