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Bell Helicopter 47 D-1

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Year: 1951
Make: Bell Helicopter
Model: 47 D-1
Country: USA
City, State: Reno, NV
Name: Platinum Fighter Sales
Company: Platinum Fighter Sales
Phone: 1-800-210-1951
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Website: www.platinumfighters.com
Sale Type: Sell
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N5167V, 1951 Bell 47 D-1, Star of the TV Show M*A*S*H*, s/n 263, Make Offer. This Bell 47-D1 s/n 263 was built in July 1951 at the Bell Aircraft Assembly plant in Niagara, New York. It was delegated to the U.S. Navy and was used as a helicopter trainer until 1958 when it was surplussed out of the Navy. In 1972 it was purchased by Adrian Grieve, owner and operator of Pathfinder Helicopters in Riverside, CA. It was completely rebuilt to Bell Helicopter specifications and received a Standard Airworthiness Certificate in 1973. S/n 263 was used in various action movies. Its most notable role was starring in the hit television show M.A.S.H. In the opening scene where two helicopters are flying formation, 263 is closest to the camera, In the second scene, 263 is the second helicopter on approach to the landing pads. During the ten years that M.A.S.H. was filmed, 263 was utilized many times both as set dressing and in flying scenes. 263 was utilized in the final departure scene of the final episode, one of the most watched TV episodes of all time. When filming ended in 1981, 263 was sold to a rancher who used it for crop-dusting and counting cattle. Several years ago it was sold to the current owner who restored it back to its original MASH TV show configuration. Located: Reno, Nevada ​ ​ ​

Registration Number: N5167V
Serial Number: 263
TTSN: 1000
Flight Rule: VFR
Condition: Used - Excellent
Inspection Status: Current
Year: 1951
Make: Bell Helicopter
Model: 47 D-1
TTSN: 1000
Price: Contact Seller for Price
Country: USA
City, State: Reno, NV
Registration Number: N5167V
Serial Number: 263
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