The Bell 212 is a two-bladed, multi engine class utility aircraft. The 212 is a multi role aircraft that can be configured to conduct passenger transport, external load, medical evacuation and Search & Rescue missions.
The 212 is powered by a Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T series “Twin-Pac” made up of two coupled power turbines driving a common gearbox. Should one power section fail the remaining section enables the 212 to maintain cruise performance at maximum weight.
CHARACTERISTICS & PERFORMANCE
- Crew: One or two pilots
- Capacity: 14 passengers
- Length: 17.4 m
- Rotor diameter: 14.6 m
- Height: 3.8 m
- Empty weight: 2,962 kg
- Max take off weight: 5,080 kg
- Powerplant: 2 x Pratt & Whitney PT6-3B turboshaft
- Cruise speed: 100 kts (190 km/h)
- Range: 439 km
- Service ceiling: 5,300 m