Bell Helicopters Bell 505Light
A Legend Reimagined
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.
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.
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.
Optional upgrades include:
- Synthetic Vision
- Helicopter Terrain Avoidance Warning System
- Second VHF Com Radio
- Traffic Advisory System
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.
The Bell 505’s double-opening doors allow for easing loading and unloading for any mission needs.
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.
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
- 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