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

    Max Cruise

  • 333Nm

    Max Range

  • 1Crew+4Pax

    Seating Capacity



Superb cabin volume can be configured to accommodate everything from VIP passenger to owner/operators. The combination of speed, superb range and the state of the art Garmin G1000H™ flight deck make the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X an ideal choice for any business needs.??

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

Optional upgrades include:

Synthetic Vision Helicopter Terrain Avoidance Warning System Second VHF Com Radio Traffic Advisory System

Easy Loading and Unloading

The Bell 505’s double-opening doors allow for easing loading and unloading for any mission needs.

Designed for All Your Needs

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.

Advanced Avionics Suite

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.

Proven, Reliable Powerplant

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



Max Cruise 125 kts 231 km/h
Range at VLRC 306 nm 566 km
Max Endurance* (No reserves, 60 KIAS)   > 3.9+ hrs
Cabin Floor Area** 22 ft2 2.0 m2
Baggage Compartment 18 ft2 0.5 m2
Service Ceiling (Pressure Altitude) 18,610 ft PA 5,672 m PA
Hover Ceiling IGE 14,450 ft 4,404 m
Hover Ceiling OGE 10,460 ft 3,188 m
Empty Weight (base aircraft) 2,180 lbs 989 kg
Max Gross Weight (internal) 3680 lbs 1,669 kg
Max Gross Weight (external) 4,475 lbs 2,030 kg
Useful Load 1500 lbs 680 kg
Turbomeca Arrius 2R (uninstalled thermodynamic rating)    
Takeoff 505 shp 377 kW
Max Continuous 459 shp 342 kW