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1957 - project

Bell D-230

VTOL aircraft project with four foldable ducted fans. Not built.

David A. Brown "The Bell Helicopter Textron Story", 1995

Bell D-230, click here to enlarge

Technical data for Bell D-230

Engine: 1 x Continental T51-T-3 turbine rated 375hp, overall width: 5.6m, overall length: 4.85m, overall length with ducts folded: 3.05m, rotor diameter: 2.0m, gross weight: 1100kg, empty weight: 550kg, useful load: 550kg

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Michael, e-mail, 14.02.2010reply

Are any plans available for the Bell D-230, if so can they be purchased?

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