BELL 505

Capable and flexible

The sky’s the limit with the Bell 505. A high-tech flight deck and adaptable cabin design make it an extremely cost-competitive, and capable for any challenge.

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CLICK AND DRAG AIRCRAFT

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Capacity

125

Speed

306

Range

Long Distance. Thrilling Ride.

Get to your destination, but enjoy the trip. Reach further locations with our wide aircraft range, designed to get you where you need to go.

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ISA atmosphere, no reserves

Hover Ceiling Altitude

14,450

In Ground Effect

10,460

Out of Ground Effect
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Missions

Utility
Admired Versatility
Whether moving people or cargo, the 505 is the newest force in the market. An open cabin with integrated tie downs, movable seats and ability to adapt to a variety of jobs keep this aircraft in high demand.
Corporate
True Business-class Comfort
Exceed your expectations with a large, customizable cabin and fully integrated high-tech features. It's got the style you need—with the speed to match.
Training
A Trusted Platform

Join generations of first-time pilots who learned to fly with confidence. With a glass cockpit and new avionics, this new aircraft combines an upgraded platform with the familiar feel of a Bell 206 to give you the thrill of flight.

Public Safety

Easily Customizable

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Fit the equipment you need with a generous layout, flat floor and removable seats. Make mission preparedness easier with seamless cabin customization.
HEMS
Safe and Affordable
Get heightened situational and terrain awareness for your flight crew with the 505's glass cockpit and large windows, all at a competitive rate.
Energy
Excellent Visibility
Great visibility and terrain awareness keep you a step ahead of travel challenges and help you safely accomplish your objectives. A great cruise speed also helps.
Whether moving people or cargo, the 505 is the newest force in the market. An open cabin with integrated tie downs, movable seats and ability to adapt to a variety of jobs keep this aircraft in high demand.
Exceed your expectations with a large, customizable cabin and fully integrated high-tech features. It's got the style you need—with the speed to match.

Join generations of first-time pilots who learned to fly with confidence. With a glass cockpit and new avionics, this new aircraft combines an upgraded platform with the familiar feel of a Bell 206 to give you the thrill of flight.

Fit the equipment you need with a generous layout, flat floor and removable seats. Make mission preparedness easier with seamless cabin customization.
Get heightened situational and terrain awareness for your flight crew with the 505's glass cockpit and large windows, all at a competitive rate.
Great visibility and terrain awareness keep you a step ahead of travel challenges and help you safely accomplish your objectives. A great cruise speed also helps.
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Features

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Mission-Specific Design

Get an interior that matches your mission—even if it changes. Our fully flat floor, complete with tie-downs, offers the flexibility you need for whatever your mission requires.
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Flexible Cabin Space

Need more space? No problem. With more rear-cabin room than any aircraft in its class and removable seats, the Bell 505 adapts to you, not the other way around.
Bell 505 VIP Interior

Make your Bell 505 magnificent

Step up to the Mecaer Aviation Group's Magnificent interior. Upgrades include modified pilot and passenger seats, carpet, new interior panels, headliner with PSU (Passenger Service Unit), USB Charging ports and additional storage.
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All Glass Avionics

See all your avionics in one place. The Garmin G1000 shows critical flight data, and a moving map display. So you can make decisions at the speed of flight.
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Efficient Engine Power

The only dual-channel engine in its class. For more power at altitude, better hot and high performance and superior fuel efficiency—every time you fly.
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Metal Rotors

Our two-bladed rotor system with a higher inertia adds an excellent auto-rotational capability. It gives you a powerful lift without any excess drag.

Specifications

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Performance
  • Hover Ceiling IGE
    14,450 ft / 4,404 m
  • Hover Ceiling OGE
    10,460 ft / 3,188 m
  • Max Cruise
    125 kts | 231 km/h
  • Service Ceiling (Pressure Altitude)
    18,610 ft PA / 5,672 m PA
  • Range at VLRC*
    306 nm | 566 km
  • Max Endurance (No reserves, 60 KIAS)
    > 3.9+ hrs
*MGW, Sea Level, ISA, no reserve
Capacity
  • Baggage Compartment Volume
    18 ft3 / 0.5 m3
  • Cabin Floor Area**
    22 ft2 / 2.0 m2
  • Empty Weight - (base aircraft)
    2,180 lbs / 989 kg
  • External Useful Load
    2,295 lbs / 1,041 kg
  • Internal Useful Load
    1,500 lbs / 680 kg
  • Max Gross Weight (external)
    4,475 lbs / 2,030 kg
  • Max Gross Weight (internal)
    3,680 lbs / 1,669 kg
*MGW, Sea Level, ISA, no reserve
Powerplant
  • Takeoff
    505 shp / 377 kW
  • Max Continuous
    459 shp / 342 kW
Avionics
Fully integrated Garmin G1000H™ flight deck with twin 10.4” LCD screens reduces pilot workload.

Standard avionics features include:

  • Traffic Information System (TIS)
  • Moving Map display
  • Diagnostics/maintenance page
  • Airport diagrams
  • Flight Planning
  • Power Situation Indicator (PSI)
  • Engine Instruments and Crew Alerting System (EICAS)

 

Optional flight displays increase situational awareness:

  • Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS)
  • Garmin’s Helicopter Synthetic Vision Technology™ (HSVT)
  • “Pathway in the Sky” display
  • Traffic Alert System (TAS)

Upgrades

Protect Your Investment
With a Customer Advantage Plan, you can predict maintenance costs and rest assured knowing you're covered.
Optimize Your Avionics
Connect your data to intuitive dashboards that show aircraft performance, historical trends and component health.
Accessorize Your Aircraft
Enhance your aircraft with OEM approved upgrades from Aeronautical Accessories.

Let's Talk

Connect with our team to learn how our products can best serve you and your purpose. Call us any time and speak to our sales representatives about aircraft details, upgrades and cost.

Need Financing?

Strong partnerships create convenient solutions. Our partners at Textron Financial can deliver simple financing solutions tailored to your needs.

 

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