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It’s possible:

 

Don’t know if this is a 206 or 407 didn’t catch the rotor wash but here are the specks below.

 

Loaded correctly with minimum fuel and flight time this could be done…

 

From Bell Helicopter:

 

BELL 206-BIII TURBINE HELICOPTER

SPECIFICATIONS

DIMENSIONS

Length:  39'1" Width:  6'3" Height:  9'7" M/R Dia.:  33'4"

 

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Maximum Gross Weight: 3,200 lbs Average basic weight: 2,000 lbs External sling load: 1,000 lbs Fuel capacity: 91 gal / 618 lbs Fuel consumption: 30 gph / 204 pph Average cruise speed: 104 kts / 120 mph Maximum range: 260 nm / 300 miles with 30 min. fuel reserve Passenger seats: 4 passengers plus pilot

 

 

POWER PLANT

Allison 250-C20 developing a maximum of 420 SHP, derated to 317 SHP for takeoff, 254 SHP for cruise.

 

 

LANDING GEAR

High skid type landing gear, optional lightweight popout floats.

 

 

LOADING INFORMATION

Basic weight: 2,000 lbs Full fuel: 618 lbs Pilot: 170 lbs Operating weight: 2,798 lbs Max. gross weight: 3,200 lbs Total payload: 402 lbs (Full fuel)

 

 

HELIPORT SIZE

36' x 36' deck size (normal ops) 24' x 24' deck size (restricted ops)

 

 

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT

VHF Radio Communications GPS Navigational Equipment FM Radio Communications Phone AM/FM Stereo Cassette Cargo Hook

 

 

PAYLOAD

Distance vs. Fuel Required = Payload & Flight Time DISTANCE FUEL PAYLOAD FLIGHT (Round trip) (Required)* (Outbound) (Time) 260nm/300 miles 618 lbs 402 lbs 2:30 217nm/250 miles 526 lbs 494 lbs 2:05 174nm/200 miles 442 lbs 578 lbs 1:40 130nm/150 miles 357 lbs 663 lbs 1:15 87nm/100 miles 272 lbs 748 lbs :50 44nm /50 miles 187 lbs 833 lbs :25 *includes 30 min. reserve

 

 

CARGO/BAGGAGE

Baggage Compartment 20 cu. ft 35" X 35" 250 lbs Maximum Passenger compartment 90 cu. ft Area: length 60" Width 46" Height 34"

 

 

From Wikipeidia:   Specifications (Bell 407)
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Bell 407 rotorhead. The "box" under the yellow cap contains a Frahm damper which reduces 4-per-revolution vibrations.

Data from Bell 407[

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 pilot
  • Capacity: Typical seating configuration for seven comprising pilot and passengers, with five passengers in main cabin. Max hook capacity 1200 kg (2645 lb).[2]
  • Length: 41 ft 8 in (12.7 m)
  • Rotor diameter: 35 ft 0 in (10.67 m)
  • Height: 11 ft 8 in (3.56 m)
  • Disc area: 962 ft² (89 m²)
  • Empty weight: 2,668 lb (1,210 kg)
  • Useful load: 2,347 lb (internal) (1,065 kg (internal))
  • Max. takeoff weight: 6,000 lb (2,722 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Allison 250-C47B turboshaft, 813 shp (606 kW)

Performance

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