Note: The aircraft designation has been changed to what is believed to be the correct format (i.e. 47D not 47-D)
An upgrade to the Model 47B1. The cockpit is equipped with a bubble canopy for improved visibility.
Design authority: Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
Primary manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
Parent type: Bell Model 47
Aircraft status: No longer flying
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor
Crew required: 1-2 in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Skids