Helicopter [Bell 47J-2A Ranger]

Bell Helicopter, Manufacturer

1963
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Maker and Role
Bell Helicopter, Manufacturer
Production Date
1963
Description
The Bell 47J 2A Ranger is an orange single-engine single-rotor light helicopter manufactured by Bell Helicopter. Large transparent bubble style cabin design. It has a semi-monocoque tail boom with 2-blade rotor. Black framework skids. Centralised pilot seat in front and one 3-passenger bench seat in the back, seats covered in grey vinyl, includes seatbelts. Pilot pedals and control stick are painted dark orange and the dash with all the dials is black. Includes “HNZ” logo on front and single black oil rig decal near tail.
“OFFSHORE SERVICING & SUPPORT / MAUI ‘A’ TARANAKI 1975-1985 / SBPT”, “HELICOPTERS (NZ) LTD / SBPT / MAUI ‘A’ BLUE WHALE / PENROD 74 SEDCO 135-F / TAHAROA IRON SANDS” and engine type “LYCOMING VO-435 B1A”
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Carbon Composite
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Acrylic/Perspex
Processed Material/Glass/Fibreglass
Signature/Marks and Type
OFFSHORE SERVICING & SUPPORT / MAUI 'A' TARANAKI 1975-1985 / SBPT Sticker
GI Sticker
B47J-2A / "BELL RANGER" / 1962 Sticker
LYCOMING VO-435 B1A Sticker
HELICOPTERS (NZ) LTD / SBPT / MAUI 'A' BLUE WHALE / PENROD 74 SEDCO 135-F / TAHAROA IRON SANDS Sticker
HNZ / BELL RANGER / B47J Sticker
bh / BELL HELICOPTER CO. / FORT WORTH TEXAS / DIVISION OF / BELL AEROSPACE CORPORATION / MANUFACTURERS MODEL 47J2 / CUSTOMERS MODEL / MANUFACTURERS SERIAL NO. 1865 / CUSTOMERS SERIAL NO. / TYPE CERT. 2H-I PC100 / CONTRACT NO. / ENGINE TYPE VO-540-B1B-3 / ACCEPTED 6-62 / LICENSED UNDER U.S. AIRCRAFT PATENTS / OF ALL MEMBERS MANUFACTURERS / AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION INC. / M.A.A. PLATE NO. 282155 Maker's Plate
VH JAV / BELL 47J2/A2 / MODIFIED / ROTOR WORK / EO 121 Maker's Plate
Accession No
2019.1
Credit Line
Bell Helicopter. 1963. Helicopter [Bell 47J-2A Ranger], 2019.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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