Bell 525 Relentless

Best in Class.

The Bell 525 Relentless, featuring the ARC Horizon flight deck system, provides unparalleled crew situational awareness through the use of a fully integrated avionics flight deck coupled with an advanced fly-by-wire flight control system, resulting in enhanced safety levels and mission capabilities.


160 kts Max Cruise
560 nm Max Range
Up to 20 Passengers
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First commercial fly-by-wire helicopter
 

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SPEEDS at max gross wt
Max Cruise 160 kts 296 km/h
Max Range at VLRC* 560 nm 1,037 km
POWERPLANT
Powerplants 2xGE CT7-2F1
CAPACITIES
Standard Seating (20 in wide seats) 2 Flight crew + 16 Passengers
Passenger Cabin Floor Area 88 sq ft 8.2 sq m
High Density Seating 1 or 2 Flight Crew + 20 Passengers
Standard Fuel 650 US gal 2,461 liters
Passenger Cabin Height 54 in 137 cm
Baggage Compartment Volume 128 ft³ 3.6 m³
CEILING ALTITUDES
Hover Ceiling IGE 11,200 ft 3,414 m
Hover Ceiling OGE 8,600 ft 2,621 m
WEIGHTS
Max Gross Weight 20,500 lb 9,299 kg
Max Gross Weight (External Load) 21,500 lb 9,752 kg

*Max GW, Sea Level, ISA, standard fuel, no reserves

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Product News



Bell 525 Relentless Resumes Flight Test Program
Fort Worth, Texas (July 7, 2017) Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the Bell 525 Relentless program has resumed flight test activity after receiving experimental...
Bell Helicopter Continues to Shape the Future of Vertical Lift
HELI-EXPO 2017 – Dallas, TX (March 7, 2017)...
Bell Helicopter’s Customer Support Moves Forward with Velocity into 2017
Fort Worth, TX (January 17, 2017) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced significant progress with its customer service – continuing to provide the...
Bell Helicopter and Mecaer Aviation Group Introduce the MAGnificent Interior for the Bell 525 Relentless
MONACO YACHT SHOW - Monaco (September 28, 2016)...
Bell Helicopter Participates in Rotor & Wing International’s Rotorcraft Technology Summit in Fort Worth, Texas
Bell Helicopter participated in the Rotor & Wing International’s Rotorcraft Technology Summit held September 19-20 in Fort Worth, Texas. This event is designed specifically to identify and...
Bell Helicopter to Debut Bell 525 Relentless at Monaco Yacht Show
Fort Worth, Texas (September 12, 2016) Bell...