Gear: Bell 407


Bell 407

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc
Category: Patrol Vehicles & Equipment
Subcategory: Aircraft
Average Rating:
(23 Votes)

Sleek. Fast. Impressive. The Bell 407 is the sports car in the air. Exceptional hot and high hover capability, this aircraft delivers the best speed, payload and range in its class. Seats seven. Maximum Cruise Speed 140 kn, 259 km/h.

Member Reviews

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    gh6912, Sat, 06 Oct 2007 02:38:33 UTC.
    1st review

    Dallas Police just got one of these. Deleware State Police and Pennsylvinia State Police along with Nassau County Police all operate this type of chopper.

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    JustAnotherPerez, Sun, 03 Feb 2008 11:26:20 UTC.

    Haven't had the chance to fly one yet, been flying Robinson 22 Beta's and R44 Ravens. When i get more hours though, I will be all over it.

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    choirboy1112, Mon, 16 Jun 2008 18:32:25 UTC.

    great preformer

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    Wolvarine, Mon, 23 Jun 2008 22:38:34 UTC.

    Great Helicopter....

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    Posse44, Tue, 24 Jun 2008 02:48:47 UTC.

    Great helicopter. Every once in a while have the chance to ride in one where I work.

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    Hardcopy69, Tue, 24 Jun 2008 04:09:13 UTC.

    Anyone know where we can one on a grant?? lol...It is a beautiful piece!

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    Jerome06, Tue, 24 Jun 2008 07:15:28 UTC.

    Very helpfull for a number of things.

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    CAMotorCop, Wed, 25 Jun 2008 23:07:09 UTC.

    OK Santa, if you're listening. . . . .This is what I was talking about. . . . .

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    rottweiler300, Fri, 04 Jul 2008 16:14:57 UTC.

    Every department needs one

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    chazshope123, Sun, 06 Jul 2008 05:54:22 UTC.

    never got to fly one but if i did this would be the one i would do it in

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    rghstkcwby, Wed, 09 Jul 2008 01:10:03 UTC.

    eye in the sky.....

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    NiteWolf, Fri, 18 Jul 2008 06:25:51 UTC.


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    Irreverent300, Tue, 29 Jul 2008 20:47:58 UTC.

    I have flown in this bird before.... I ll compare it with riding a cadillac!!!!

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    Anonymous, Wed, 06 Aug 2008 19:12:11 UTC.

    Wonderful chopper. Flying in a helicopter is the most fun you can have with your clothes on.

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    Madison7940, Wed, 10 Sep 2008 02:41:44 UTC.

    looks very cool wish my county could get one of these things

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    OHMP, Wed, 01 Oct 2008 07:03:06 UTC.

    Flurr works wonders!!!

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    joeski458, Sun, 26 Oct 2008 15:58:59 UTC.

    Minnesota State Patrol has 2. Pilot I talked to loves it.

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    Anonymous, Mon, 27 Oct 2008 16:24:53 UTC.

    Has the speed and load capability necessary for our operation. Since 9/11, our ships have been taxed with additional duties which required the addition of specialized equipment. Our 3 Jet rangers are now at gross weight with little margin for error. The 407s have given us the margin of safety in addition to the increase in speed and passenger capability.

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    Anonymous, Wed, 12 Nov 2008 09:18:24 UTC.

    Great helicopter, and compared to partol fixed wing aircraft, helicopters don't necessarily give you stomach-in-your-brains kind of feeling. Although, my Christmas list would also have Santa drop off a P-51 Mustang. Now we're talkin' !! :>)

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    CSP067, Fri, 19 Dec 2008 21:36:56 UTC.

    I've spent a lot of time in B-206's, but I got a chance to fly a 407 that was destined for the Lousiana SP, and it seriously rocked! Very stable platform, easy to handle, lots of room, and agile. Love this machine!

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    MajorMike, Mon, 26 Jan 2009 13:35:28 UTC.

    One of the best all around helicopters for police work. After many years flying Hughes 300's, Hughes 500's Bell 47,Bell Jet Rangers, Long Rangers, Bell 222 and finally Bell 407's....The 407 gets my vote for best all around utility helicopter for police work. Good solid platform for patrol or rescue work. LOTS of power. A joy to fly. Highly recommended.

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    sgtswug, Wed, 03 Jun 2009 16:19:58 UTC.

    I AO'd in a similar product for the Army a few years back. loved it.

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    Anonymous, Tue, 18 May 2010 22:09:55 UTC.

    Virginia Beach has a multi purpose 407, for EMS patient transport capable, for SAR/PD has a 300 mil. kendlewat spotlight, and FLIR. Also with emergency floatation, also equipped with a hoist

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