Aircraft: Bell 407GXP

This is an Bell 407GXP. This Aircraft is currently used at the following bases: Dexter (Watertown) , Seneca Falls, Ticonderoga.

The 407GXP has advanced avionics, multiple radios, an XM satellite weather system, a helicopter terrain avoidance warning system, satellite tracking, dual GPS navigation system, an autopilot system and is night vision goggle compatible.The engine in this aircraft does require an idle cool-down interval therefore not allowing for a rapid shutdown and restart while on scene. 

The cabin area has LOX, is air conditioned and has two aft facing seats for the med crew. There are special mounts for the monitors and a third , forward-facing seat can be added for training new orientees. Patients are loaded feet first through the left side door into the medical cabin which is also environmentally controlled.

Power Plant
Engines Rolls-Royce 250-C47B/8 turbine FADEC
Max Speed 140 knots
Running Length 42 Ft
Main Rotor Diameter 34 Ft
Main Rotor Height
(on Level Ground)
Tail Roto Height
(on Level Ground)
3.8 Ft
Max Gross Weight 6000 lbs
Fuel Capacity 127 gallons
Climate Control An enviornmental control system maintains a comfortable cabin temperature.
Electrical System A 12 volt and 28 volt DC Electrical System, as well as a 110 volt inverter, permits the use of all medical equipment within the helicopter.
Communications Equipment The aircraft is equipped with radios that utilize VHF Low Band (30 to 50 Mhz), High Band (148 to 174 Mhz) and UHF (450 to 470 Mhz). The radios are equipped with all 32 CTCSS Tones (Private Line (PL) or Channel Guard Tones) and an encoder to tie into hospitals. This will allow direct communications between flight personnel and communications centers, emergency personnel and hospitals.
Night Lighting Aircraft is equipped with a pilot controlled high voltage searchlight. Additional illumination is provided by fixed mounted floodlights.
Medical Equipment The aircraft are medically configured with sophisticated on board equipment to provide specialized airway support, cardiac pacing, and advanced physiologic patient monitoring, and expanded pharmacologic modalities.
Transport Capabilities Aircraft is configured to transport one patient, capable of transporting an isolette or balloon pump.