The 412 family is an advancement of the 212, the significant change being a progressed littler breadth four cutting edge principle rotor set up of the 212's two sharpened steel unit.
Advancement of the 412 started in the late 1970s and two 212s were changed over to the new standard to go about as improvement air ship for the system. The principal of these flew in August 1979, and the 412 was honored VFR affirmation in January 1981. That same month the first conveyance happened. Resulting improvement prompted the 412sp, or Special Performance, with expanded fuel limit, higher takeoff weight and more discretionary seating plans. The 412hp, or High Performance, superseded the 412sp in creation in 1991. Peculiarities incorporate enhanced transmission for better drifting execution.
The current standard creation model is the 412ep, or Enhanced Performance. The 412ep peculiarities a Pt6t3d motor and a double advanced programmed flight control framework fitted as standard, with discretionary EFIS shows. Altered tricycle arriving rigging is nonobligatory.
In the interim in Indonesia, IPTN has a permit to assemble the 412sp, which it calls the Nbell412. IPTN has a permit to develop to 100 Nbell412s.
Like the 212, the 412 is in broad utilization for various utility parts, including EMS and oil apparatus backing, its twin motor design being an advantage, especially in the recent part. It excessively is in military administration, Canada at the end of the day being a significant client (counting 100 as of late conveyed 412ep based CH-146 Griffons).
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