Compare Airbus Helicopters H130 vs Bell 407GXi vs Bell 429WLG GlobalRanger vs Enstrom Helicotper 480B-G vs Leonardo AW109 Grand New vs Leonardo SH09 vs MD Helicopters MD 500E vs MD Helicopters MD 600N vs Robinson Helicopters R66

Airbus Helicopters H130
Bell 407GXi
Bell 429WLG GlobalRanger
Enstrom Helicotper 480B-G
Leonardo AW109 Grand New
Leonardo SH09
MD Helicopters MD 500E
MD Helicopters MD 600N
Robinson Helicopters R66
ManufacturerAirbus HelicoptersBellBellEnstrom HelicotperLeonardoLeonardoMD HelicotpersMD HelicotpersRobinson Helicopters
Aircraft TypeH130407GXi429WLG GlobalRanger480B-GAW109 Grand NewSH09MD 500EMD 600NR66
Base Aircraft Price (USD)$3,450,000$3,225,000$7,700,000$ 1,425,000$ 7,800,000$3,500,000$ 2,750,000 $3,400,000 $ 920,000
Direct Operating Cost$ 640$ 589$ 931$ 326$ 1,140$627$ 398$ 545$ 384
DOC / nm$ 5.00$ 4.43$ 6.05$ 2.83$ 7.31$4.48$ 2.95$ 4.06$ 3.49
DOC / nm / Seat$ 0.71$ 0.74$ 0.76$ 0.71$ 0.91$0.56$ 0.74$ 0.68$ 0.70
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)128133154115156140135134110
Max Range (nm)333337381370464430258341350
Useful Load (lbs)2299230025281180--148320001355
Total Seats768488465
Cockpit322222222
Standard Cabin Seats456266253
Max Cabin Seats55636635-
Min Crew111111111
Flight Deck (Base Spec)Garmin G500HGarmin G1000H NXIBell BasiX-ProGarmin G1000HEFISEFISGyro / AnalogGyro / AnalogGyro / Analog
Flight RulesVFRVFRIFRVFRVFRVFRVFRVFRVFR
CertificationFAA / EASAFAA / EASAFAA / EASAFAA / EASAFAA / EASAIn-DevelopmentFAA / EASAFAA / EASAFAA / EASA
OEM VerificationUn-VerifiedVERIFIEDVERIFIEDUn-VerifiedUn-VerifiedUn-VerifiedUn-VerifiedUn-VerifiedUn-Verified
Max Passengers-----7---
Weights
MTOW (lbs)551250007500300070005842300041002700
MTOW External Load (lbs)672460008000--617035504500-
Max External Load (lbs)330731003000--330020693000-
BEW (lbs)3206270047151820--151721001345
Useful Load (lbs)2299230025281180--148320001355
Fuel Capacity (lbs)858856.2614535401278-403790493
Useful Load Max Fuel (lbs)144814431075640--10991310862
Max Baggage Weight (lbs)-250-------
Dimensions
Rotor Diameter (ft)35.135363235.5-26.427.533
Width (ft)-25.426.37------
Overall Height (ft)11.110.212.399.611.5-8.79.711.4
Length (ft)41.541.44329.942.5-30.936.938.3
Cabin Height (ft)-3.94------
Cabin Width (ft)-55------
Cabin Length (ft)--6.58------
Cabin Volume (cu. ft)-125130-----50
Baggage Volume Ext. (cu. ft)-167422----18
Engine
No. of Engines112121111
ManufacturerAirbus HelicoptersBellBellEnstrom HelicotperLeonardoLeonardoMD HelicotpersMD HelicotpersRobinson Helicopters
ModelArriel 2DM250-C47E/4PW207D1250-C20WPW207CHTS 900250-C20B250-C47RR300
Horsepower95286211003057351020420715300
FADECYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoNo
TBO (hrs)500035004000200040005500350020002000
Fuel TypeJetFuelJetFuelJetFuelJetFuelJetFuelJetFuelJetFuelJetFuelJetFuel
Fuel Capacity (gal)143127.8216.990152-6411873.6
Fuel Burn (gph)-4676---3541-
Avionics
Flight DeckGarmin G500HGarmin G1000H NXIBell BasiX-ProGarmin G1000HEFISEFISGyro / AnalogGyro / AnalogGyro / Analog
Flight RulesVFRVFRIFRVFRVFRVFRVFRVFRVFR
Standby InstrumentGyro / AnalogGyro-------
EFIS-GEA-71HB-------
FMS-11------
Autopilot--1 x 3-Axis-1----
PFD-121-----
MFD-121-----
GPS11212----
AHRS-1-------
Flight Director--2------
ADC-1-------
Transponder11212-111
VHF Com12212-111
VHF NAV11212---1
Cabin
Total Seats768488465
Cockpit322222222
Standard Cabin Seats456266253
Max Cabin Seats55636635-
Min Crew111111111
Other
Gear TypeLow SkidsLow SkidsRetractable WheelHigh-SkidsRetractable Wheels-High SkidsHigh SkidsLow Skids
Rotorhead3-Blade Articulated4-Blade Articulated4-Blade Articulated3-Blade Articulated4-Blade Articulated-5-Blade Articulated5-Blade Articulated2-Blade Teetoring
Tail RotorEnclosed Fenestron2-Blade4-Blade2-Blade2-Blade-2-BladeNOTAR2-Blade
Warranty
Pilot Training Credits-12---11-
MTX Training Credits--1------
Airframe (Yrs)-33---11-
Airframe (Hrs)-10001000------
Engine (Hrs)-10001000------
Avionics (Yrs)------2--
Performance
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)128133154115156140135134110
Long Range Cruise (Mach)-----130---
Long Range Cruise (ktas)125120134109156-135134110
Max Speed (Vne)155140155125168155--130
Max Range (nm)333337381370464430258341350
Range Seats Full (nm)333337320209464-258341341
Endurance (hrs)444.14.5--2.83.6-
Max Climb Rate (fpm)1600-275016001930-177013501000
Service Ceiling (ft)-18940187101300016000-160002000014000
Hover IGE (ft)1125013550141301230015600-113001100010000
Hover OGE (ft)97001194011290540010000-9500600010000
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