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"Wildcat Helicopters was the first company worldwide to fill a 369 US gallon firefightinging belly-tank in under 30 seconds with an electric pump."

Helicopters

6 twin engined Bell 212enhanced aircraft. It’s what we do.

Chart Legend

Green Key 212E better Orange Key 212E same Red Key 212E worse

WAT Chart

This chart shows the payload that each variation of the Bell 212 aircraft is permitted to lift at the given altitudes and temperatures.

Altitude / Temp B212E B212HP % Difference B212 % Difference B212S % Difference
2000 feet @ 30°C 11200 lbs 11200 lbs 0.0 11200 lbs 0.0 11000 lbs 1.8
3000 feet @ 28°C 11200 lbs 11200 lbs 0.0 11000 lbs 1.8 10700 lbs 4.5
4000 feet @ 26°C 11050 lbs 10850 lbs 1.8 10400 lbs 5.9 10200 lbs 7.7
5000 feet @ 24°C 10750 lbs 10600 lbs 1.4 10200 lbs 5.1 10000 lbs 7.0

In Ground Effect Chart

This chart shows the payload that each variation of the Bell 212 aircraft is able to lift in ground effect.

Altitude / Temp B212E B212HP % Difference B212 % Difference B212S % Difference
2000 feet @ 30°C 11200 lbs 11200 lbs 0.0 11200 lbs 0.0 11200 lbs 0.0 *
3000 feet @ 28°C 11200 lbs 11200 lbs 0.0 11000 lbs 1.8 11200 lbs 0.0 *
4000 feet @ 26°C 11050 lbs 10700 lbs 3.2 10400 lbs 5.9 11200 lbs -1.4 *
5000 feet @ 24°C 10750 lbs 10650 lbs 0.9 10200 lbs 5.1 11200 lbs -4.2 *
*in theory the B212S can lift a greater payload but in practice it is legally restricted by the WAT chart.

Out of Ground Effect Chart

This chart shows the payload that each variation of the Bell 212 aircraft is able to lift out of ground effect.

Altitude / Temp B212E B212HP % Difference B212 % Difference B212S % Difference
2000 feet @ 30°C 11200 lbs 10900 lbs 2.7 10600 lbs 5.4 10300 lbs 8.0
3000 feet @ 28°C 11200 lbs 10700 lbs 4.0 10500 lbs 5.8 10500 lbs 5.8
4000 feet @ 26°C 11000 lbs 10600 lbs 3.6 10300 lbs 6.4 10100 lbs 8.2
5000 feet @ 24°C 10750 lbs 10400 lbs 3.3 10200 lbs 5.1 9800 lbs 8.8