Bell 505 Jet Ranger X


2014

2014




Model

  • Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
  • Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
  • Bell 505 Jet Ranger X
  • Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

First announced as BELL SLS in the 2013 Paris air show, the Short Light Single engine helicopter will feature a high visibility, fully flat cabin floor with five forward-facing seats. Performance will include a speed of 125 knots (232 km), a range of 360 to 420 nautical miles (667 km) and a useful load of 1,500 pounds (608 kg).

The new aircraft will be powered by the Turbomeca Arrius 2R engine, 450-550 shp class, with Full Authority Dual-Channel Engine Control (FADEC). It will also meet IATA Stage 4 noise targets.

The new name Bell 505 Jet Ranger X was first unveil at Heli-Expo 2014 where has garnered 171 letters of intent.

The Bell 505 first flight was November 10, 2014 at the Bell Canada Mirabel facility.

The assembly line will be located in a Louisiana-funded facility at the Lafayette Regional Airport. A 82,300-square-foot hangar scheduled for completion by June 2015 by KBR Inc and under lease from the state of Louisiana.

As of March 2016, the Bell 505 has received more than 350 letters of intent (LOI) from around the world.


Organisations

From Organisation with model 505 Jet Ranger X
2014
canada Bell Helicopter Canada
    2014/now
2016
china Reignwood
    2016/now
hong kong Aerochine Aviation
    2016/now
italy Mecaer
    2016/now
usa Hillsboro Aviation
    2016/now
2017
australia Professional Helicopter Services
    2017/now
chile Eagle Copters Chile
    2017/now
indonesia Whitesky Aviation
    2017/now
Construction Numbers on database of 505 Jet Ranger X or its versions

11505





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