Bell 429WLG GlobalRanger

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Aircraft Type
429WLG GlobalRanger
Base Aircraft Price (USD)
$7,700,000Show price
Direct Operating Cost
$ 931
DOC / nm
$ 6.05
DOC / nm / Seat
$ 0.76
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)
Max Range (nm)
Useful Load (lbs)
Total Seats
Standard Cabin Seats
Max Cabin Seats
Min Crew
Flight Deck (Base Spec)
Bell BasiX-Pro
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The Bell 429WLG is a light twin turbine helicopter developed as a clean sheet design and the first composite airframe implemented by Bell Flight. Several major innovations were realized by Bell in the certification of the Bell 429WLG including structural rigidity provided by the external fuselage allowing maximum space and flexibility in the cabin design.

The Bell 429WLG is equipped with retractable wheeled landing gear providing an incremental speed and range improvement over the standard high skid Bell 429 as well a comfortable and convenient taxi.


“The Bell 429WLG is a multi-mission high-performance twin with a 154-knot (285 km/h) cruise speed, flexible, smooth and quiet cabin experience.”


The Bell 429WLG is widely deployed in SAR / EMS, Law Enforcement, Power Line Inspections, and corporate / VIP operations globally.

The Bell 429WLG has a standard 8 seat configuration (pilot plus 7 passengers) with a cruise speed of 148 kts, a max range of 365 nm, a useful load of 2,535 lbs and a hover OGE ceiling of 11,290 ft.


Bell 429WLG Configurations

The standard seating configuration for the Bell 429WLG consists of 8 seats in a 2 + 6 arrangement in corporate seating. The Bell 429WLG list price is based on a green aircraft delivery with buyer specifications and options surplus to the list price.

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Bell 429WLG VIP / Corporate

The Bell 429WLG has a variety of optional VIP configurations including a 4-passenger club setting with a refreshment center separating each seat and a 5-place setting with 2 aft facing club seats and 3 forward facing club seats.


Bell 429WLG Passenger / Utility Helicopter

The Bell 429WLG utility cabin is equipped with seating for up to 8 (pilot + 7 passengers). Utility options include cargo hook, hook load meter, wire-strike kit, emergency pop-out floats and more.


Bell 429WLG HEMS / Air Ambulance Helicopter

The EMS configured Bell 429WLG enables a single stretcher, two crew plus two medical attendants with efficient ingress and egress due to the aft clamshell doors. The Bell 429WLG is a cost-effective light twin engine platform in for the Helicopter Emergency Medical Services segment.


Bell 429WLG Law Enforcement / SAR Helicopter

The Bell 429WLG is a low-cost twin-engine alternative for law enforcement and search and rescue operations and can be configured with options including an eternal hoist (winch), searchlight and camera.


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Bell 429WLG FAQs

  • What is the direct operating cost (DOC) of a Bell 429WLG? The DOC for the Bell 429WLG is $931 per hour.
  • What is the range of a Bell 429WLG? The Bell 429WLG has a max range of 381 nm.
  • What is the max cruise speed of a Bell 429WLG? The max cruise speed of the Bell 429WLG is 154 kts.
  • What is the hover OGE ceiling of the Bell 429WLG? The Bell 429WLG has a hover OGE limit of 11,290 ft.
  • What is the hover IGE ceiling of the Bell 429WLG? The Bell 429WLG has a hover IGE limit of 14,130 ft.
  • What is the service ceiling of a Bell 429WLG? The Bell 429WLG has a service ceiling of 18,710 ft.
  • What avionics suite / flight deck does the Bell 429WLG have? The Bell 429WLG flight deck is equipped with the Bell BasiX Pro and a 3-Axis autopilot as standard.
  • How many seats does a Bell 429WLG have? The Bell 429WLG has standard seating for 8 including pilot + 7 passengers.
  • What engine is in the Bell 429WLG? The Bell 429WLG is powered by 2 x Pratt & Whitney PT6T-9 engines.
  • How much shaft horsepower does the Bell 429WLG produce? The Pratt & Whitney PW207D1 engines on the Bell 429WLG produce 1,100 shp at take-off power.
  • What is the TBO (time between overhauls) on the Bell 429WLG engines? The Pratt & Whitney PW207D1 engines have a 4,000-hour TBO.
  • What maintenance programs are available for the Bell 429WLG? The Bell 429WLG is eligible for the Bell Customer Advantage Plans (CAP). is an aircraft trading platform designed specifically to enhance business information exchange and cooperation among private aviation industry’s participants on aircraft sales & acquisitions.