In 2015, the Bell Helicopter Company offered a new version of the light multi-purpose helicopter Bell 407GX. The new Bell 407GXP has significant advantages over its predecessor and comparable helicopters.
The Bell 407GXP helicopter integrates reliability, speed, excellent performance and maneuverability. The Bell 407GXP cabin is configurable for an array of missions and payloads.
Crew — one-two pilots (minimum crew number — one pilot)
Capacity — five-six passengers
Maximum range — 675 km
Maximum cruise speed — 246 km/h
Engine — Rolls-Royce 250-C47B/8. Power output — 674 hp
Payload — 1,160 kg
As compared to its predecessor — Bell 407GX, the Bell 407GXP payload has been increased to 1,160 kilograms. The M250 Rolls-Royce engine has contributed to lower fuel consumption. In addition, the Bell 407GXP has improved avionics features including a hover performance calculator. The time between overhauls is extended by 500 hours, thus resulting in lower operating costs.
The most spacious passenger cabin — 2.4 m3
The most capacious baggage compartment — 0.7 m3
The helicopter is adapted for winter-time operation at temperatures as low as minus 40 °C.
The powerful Rolls Royce 250C47B gas-turbine engine incorporates a Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) system.
The crew cabin is equipped with Garmin 1000 H avionics.
The four-bladed rotor system offers high speed, a quiet and smooth ride.
The two-axis autopilot.
The luxurious VIP cabin with wood paneling and leather executive chairs.
The Bell 407GXP is a recognized leader in terms of its parameters and technical characteristics.