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
Powerplants 2xGE CT7-2F1
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
Hover Ceiling IGE 11,200 ft 3,414 m
Hover Ceiling OGE 8,600 ft 2,621 m
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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