BELL 505 JET RANGER X

A Legend Reimagined

BELL 505 JET RANGER X

The New Industry Leader

The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X is Bell Helicopter’s new five-seat aircraft designed for safety, efficiency and reliability through the use of advanced avionics technology.

It incorporates proven dynamic components, advanced aerodynamic design, a dual channel FADEC Turbomeca Arrius 2R engine and best-in-class value.

 

Missions

Corporate

Comfort, Not Compromise.

Mecaer Aviation Group (MAG) designed the next line of MAGnificent VIP Interiors for the Bell 505.

Upgrades to your standard interior include modified pilot and passenger seats, carpet, new interior panels, headliner with PSU (Passenger Service Unit), USB Charging ports and additional storage.

All materials can be selected to your preference, resulting in an unlimited array of moods. Choose from Mag Design Studio preselected moods or design your own color combination to make it yours.

Parapublic

With a highly configurable cabin, superb speed and range, and points for mounting external equipment, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X delivers multi-mission capability and flexibility for parapublic operators.​​

Features

Upgrades

Optional Upgrades

Optional upgrades include:

 

  • Synthetic Vision
  • Helicopter Terrain Avoidance Warning System
  • Second VHF Com Radio
  • Traffic Advisory System

Interior

Cabin

Designed for All Your Needs

The Bell 505’s open cabin layout with 61 ft³/1.73 m³ of rear cabin provides forward facing, energy attenuating seats that can be easily switched between passenger transport to utility missions. The cabin’s fully flat floor with integrated tie downs accommodates any mission needs.

Additionally, passengers have ample baggage space with the Bell 505’s 18 ft³/0.5 m³ baggage bay.

Doors

Easy Loading and Unloading

The Bell 505’s double-opening doors allow for easing loading and unloading for any mission needs.

Airframe

Engine

Proven, Reliable Powerplant

The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X is equipped with the proven and reliable Turbomeca Arrius 2R engine, delivering 504 shaft horsepower. Equipped with a dual channel FADEC, the Arrius 2R provides improved fuel efficiency, start-up protection and full integration with the aircraft avionics system. Overall features include:

  • Proven Arrius lineage with over 6 million flight hours
  • Dual Channel FADEC with backup
  • 3,000 Hour TBO
  • Engine Data Recorder
  • Designed for easy maintenance access

 

Exterior

  • 2 bladed rotor system proven on Bell 206L4
  • 10 choices of paint, with flat and metallic options
    • 2 accent stripe choices
  • Easily removable panels for access to engine and drive system

Avionics

Avionics

Advanced Avionics Suite

The Bell 505 Jet Ranger X is the first helicopter in its class to feature a fully integrated glass flight deck featuring the Garmin G1000H™ Avionics suite. This system provides unparalleled crew situational awareness and reduces pilot workload, resulting in enhanced safety and mission capabilities. The system includes engine instruments on PDF/MFD with Power Situation Indicator (PSI), Engine Indication System (EIS), Crew Alerting (EICAS) Fuel Flow, Fuel Temperature, Automated Power Assurance Check; single VHF COM/NAV/GPS with WAAS; Mode S Transponder with extended Squitter (ES); ADS-B Out; Digital Map; Flight Planning; Flight Monitoring; Video In; audio alerts; Intercommunication System (ICS) with recorder/playback, 3.5 mm jack to plug in your portable audio devices.

Specifications

SPEEDS AT MAX GROSS WEIGHT, ISAKnotsMetric
Max Cruise125 kts231 km/h
Range at VLRC*306 nm566 km
Max Endurance* (No reserves, 60 KIAS)> 3.9+ hrs
CAPACITIES  
Cabin Floor Area**22 ft² 2.0 m²
Baggage Compartment Volume18 ft³0.5 m³
Empty Weight (base aircraft)2,180 lbs989 kg
Empty Weight (base aircraft)3680 lbs1,669 kg
Max Gross Weight (external)4,475 lbs2,030 kg
Useful Load1500 lbs680 kg
POWERPLANT SPECIFICATIONS  
Turbomeca Arrius 2R (uninstalled thermodynamic rating)
Takeoff505 shp377 kW
Max Continuous459 shp342 kW

* MGW, Sea Level, ISA, no reserve
** Includes Copilot area of 10ft2 / 0.9m2