Bell's 430 intermediate twin helicopter is a stretched and more powerful development of the 230. Between August 17 and September 3 1996 Americans Ron Bower and John Williams broke the round the world helicopter record with a Bell 430, flying westwards from England. Typical seating configuration for 10 comprising pilot and passenger, with eight passengers in main cabin behind them in three rows of seats. Six and eight place executive layouts offered.
|MAXIMUM RANGE IN DISTANCE||658 km|
|MAXIMUM RANGE IN HOURS||3 hrs|
|SPEED||143 mph / 230 kph|
SPECIFICATIONS AND CABIN
Cabin Audio and Video Equipment
For your in-flight enjoyment, the aircraft is equipped with DVD/CD stereo equipment that plays in the cabin entertainment system using the in-panel system controls. DVDs can be played on the cabin monitors of most aircraft. Personal DVD players are also stocked on all aircraft.
The aircraft have onboard cabin monitors that can display Airshow 400, a system that provides real-time flight information. This popular feature provides passengers with information such as aircraft position, aircraft speed, time en route and remaining time to your destination.
Outlets on aircraft have a three-amp capacity and will provide electricity for laptop computers and handheld devices
Onboard Phone System
Most aircraft are equipped with Iridium satellite phones. On small jets like turboprop and light jets please enquire our staff before flight if such system is on board.
Most charted aircraft come fully stocked with an array of snacks and beverages. Complimentary catering is available for all customers and standard on heavy jet and long range flights.
Aircraft Safety featuers
All aircraft are equipped with Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning Systems (EGPWS) and Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS II). The cabin personal is further trained for in-flight emergencies to provide first aid help.
Newspapers and Magazines
We provide on all aircraft well known newspapers and magazines. On special request we can provide you with your favourite magazine and newspaper. For children we have toys and electronic entertainment on board.