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.

125+ kts Max Cruise
1,500 lbs. Useful Load
4 Passengers
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SPEEDS at max gross wt
Max Cruise 125+ kts 232+ km/h
Max Range* 306 nm 566 km
Useful Load 1500+ lbs 680+ kg
Max Endurance* (No reserves, 60 KIAS) > 3.5+ hrs
Cabin Floor Area** 22 ft² 2.0 m²
Baggage Compartment Volume 18 ft³ 0.5 m³
Service Ceiling (Pressure Altitude) 18,610 ft PA 5,672 m PA
Hover Ceiling IGE MGW @ 14,450 ft MGW @ 4,404 m
Hover Ceiling OGE MGW @ 10,460 ft MGW @ 3,188 m
Turbomeca Arrius 2R (uninstalled thermodynamic rating)
Takeoff 504 shp 376 kW
Max Continuous 457 shp 341 kW

* MGW, Sea Level, ISA, no reserve

** Includes Copilot area of 10 sq.ft/0.9 sq.m

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Product News

Bell Helicopter Announces the Delivery of Three Bell 505 Jet Ranger Xs to Canadian Customers
Mirabel, QC, Canada (June 15, 2017) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the delivery of three Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in Canada. The three Canadian...
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Bell Helicopter Delivers First Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
HAI HELI-EXPO 2017 – Dallas, TX (March 7, 2017) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the first delivery of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X. The aircraft was delivered...