Compare Airbus Helicopters H125 vs Bell 407GXi vs Bell 505 JetRanger X

Airbus Helicopters H125
Bell 407GXi
Bell 505 JetRanger X
ManufacturerAirbus HelicoptersBellBell
Aircraft TypeH125407GXi505 JetRanger X
Base Aircraft Price (USD)$3,200,000$3,225,000$1,445,000
Direct Operating Cost$ 627$ 589$ 441
DOC / nm$ 4.61$ 4.43$ 3.53
DOC / nm / Seat$ 0.77$ 0.74$ 0.71
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)136133125
Max Range (nm)341337306
Useful Load (lbs)218923001500
Total Seats665
Cockpit222
Standard Cabin Seats453
Max Cabin Seats55-
Min Crew111
Flight Deck (Base Spec)Garmin G500HGarmin G1000H NXIGarmin G1000H
Flight RulesVFRVFRVFR
CertificationFAA / EASAFAA / EASAFAA / EASA
OEM VerificationVERIFIEDVERIFIEDVERIFIED
Weights
MTOW (lbs)496050003680
MTOW External Load (lbs)617260004475
Max External Load (lbs)308631002000
BEW (lbs)281627002180
Useful Load (lbs)218923001500
Fuel Capacity (lbs)858856.26568.5
Useful Load Max Fuel (lbs)15511443931.5
Max Baggage Weight (lbs)-250250
Dimensions
Rotor Diameter (ft)36.13537
Width (ft)-25.46.51
Overall Height (ft)1010.210.65
Length (ft)42.541.442.48
Cabin Height (ft)-3.92.75
Cabin Width (ft)-54.66
Cabin Length (ft)--7.17
Cabin Volume (cu. ft)-125137
Baggage Volume Ext. (cu. ft)-1618
Engine
No. of Engines111
ManufacturerAirbus HelicoptersBellBell
ModelArriel 2DM250-C47E/4Arrius 2R
Horsepower847862505
FADECYesYesDual-Channel
TBO (hrs)500035004000
Fuel TypeJetFuelJetFuelJetFuel
Fuel Capacity (gal)143127.884.85
Fuel Burn (gph)-4632.3
Avionics
Flight DeckGarmin G500HGarmin G1000H NXIGarmin G1000H
Flight RulesVFRVFRVFR
Standby InstrumentGyro / AnalogGyroDigital
EFIS-GEA-71HBGEA-71H
FMS-11
PFD-11
MFD-11
GPS-11
AHRS-1-
Flight Director--1
ADC-1-
Transponder111
VHF Com121
VHF NAV111
Cabin
Total Seats665
Cockpit222
Standard Cabin Seats453
Max Cabin Seats55-
Min Crew111
Other
Gear TypeHigh SkidsLow SkidsLow Skids
Rotorhead3-Blade Articulated4-Blade Articulated2-Blade Teetoring
Tail Rotor2-Blade2-Blade2-Blade
Warranty
Pilot Training Credits-11
Airframe (Yrs)-33
Airframe (Hrs)-10001000
Engine (Hrs)-10001000
Performance
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)136133125
Long Range Cruise (ktas)130120112
Max Speed (Vne)155140134
Max Range (nm)341337306
Range Seats Full (nm)336337306
Endurance (hrs)4.543.9
Max Climb Rate (fpm)1773--
Service Ceiling (ft)-1894018610
Hover IGE (ft)132501355014450
Hover OGE (ft)111501194010460
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