Bob Mills SkyNews 9 HD

Bob Mills SkyNews 9 HD is Oklahoma’s fastest news helicopter, a Bell 407. A single engine chopper, Bob Mills SkyNews 9 HD uses a four-blade, soft-in-plane design rotor with composite hub. This was originally developed for the United States Army’s OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter. Bob Mills SkyNews 9 HD has three high definition cameras on board – one each in the nose, dash and tail so you get the action from all perspectives.

Standard Specifications

  • All composite, four-blade rotor provides superior hover performance, speed and a smooth quiet ride
  • Standard bi-fold door with a 61 in (155 cm) opening for quick and easy loading and unloading
  • Exceptional useful payload capability of 2,332 lbs/1,058 kg
  • Spacious 85 ft3/2.4 m3 cabin that accommodates 6 passengers and is multi-mission capable
  • Demonstrated 140 kts/259 kph speed
  • Max range of 330 nm/611 km
  • Three High-def cameras on board: nose, dash and tail