Latest certification in Feb 2001 as an upgrade of the Model 480. There is a police version known as the Guardian, which may be eqipped with police radio, searchlight, siren, Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) and PA systems.
Another version is the 480B-G, equipped with a Garmin G1000H glass cockpit.
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor
Crew required: 1 in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Skids