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Helicopter

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Artifact no.
1998.0851.001
Model
Bell CH-135 Twin Huey
Manufacturer
Bell Helicopter Co.
Manufacturer Location
Fort worth, Texas, United States of America
Manufactured Date
Between 1970 - 1971
Context Function
CANADIAN FORCES USED THE CH-135 TWIN HUEY HELICOPTERS AS TROOP AND CARGO TRANSPORTS, RECONNAISSANCE, COMMAND AND CONTROL, MEDICAL EVACUATION AND SEARCH AND RESCUE.
Context Technical
THE TWIN-PACK ENGINE SYSTEM WAS DESIGNED AND DEVELOPED BY UNITEDTECHNOLOGIES OF CANADA, WHO LATER BECAME PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA.
Context Canada
THE CANADIAN FORCES USED THE TWIN HUEYS FOR OVER 20 YEARS. THEY HAD A FLEET OF 43 HELICOPTERS.
Description
METAL; SYNTHETIC; RUBBER/.4 STEEL WITH RUBBER HANDLE
Number of Parts
6
Serial Number
32014
Artifact Finish
.1 PAINTED DARK GREEN AND BLACK (CAMOUFLAGE)/.4 RED WITH BLACK HANDLE
Artifact Markings
Manufacturer's plate on port door frame reads: "[BELL HELICOPTER LOGO]/ BELL HELICOPTER/ COMPANY/ FORTH WORTH, TEXAS/ A DIVISION OF [EXTRON LOGO]/ INC./ MANUFACTURERS/ SERIAL NO. 212/ CUSTOMERS MODEL/ CUH-IN/ MANUFACTURERS/ SERIAL NO. 32014/ CUSTOMERS/ SERIAL NO./ 135114/ TYPE/ CERT./ [BLANK]/ PROD/ CERT./ [B]/ CONTRACT NO./ DAAJ01-70-C0234/ ENGINE TYPE/ T400-CP-400/ ACCEPTED/ 5-71/ LICENSED UNDER U.S. AIRPLANE PATENTS OF ALL MEMBERS MANUFACTURERS/ AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION, INC./ M.A.A. PLATE NO. 426987"/.4 raised lettering on handle: "42D8331"; hand written with marker on head: "A/C 114"
Group 1
Aviation
Category 1
Aircraft
Material
metal->steel;synthetic->;resin->rubber
Length
12.9 M
Width
2.6 M