Compare Bell 407GXi vs Bell 429 GlobalRanger

Bell 407GXi
Bell 429 GlobalRanger
ManufacturerBellBell
Aircraft Type407GXi429 GlobalRanger
Base Aircraft Price (USD)$3,225,000$7,500,000
Direct Operating Cost$ 589$ 931
DOC / nm$ 4.43$ 6.29
DOC / nm / Seat$ 0.74$ 0.79
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)133148
Max Range (nm)337365
Useful Load (lbs)23002535
Total Seats68
Cockpit22
Standard Cabin Seats56
Max Cabin Seats56
Min Crew11
Flight Deck (Base Spec)Garmin G1000H NXIBell BasiX-Pro
Flight RulesVFRIFR
CertificationFAA / EASAFAA / EASA
OEM VerificationVERIFIEDVERIFIED
Weights
MTOW (lbs)50007000
MTOW External Load (lbs)60008000
Max External Load (lbs)31003000
BEW (lbs)27004465
Useful Load (lbs)23002535
Fuel Capacity (lbs)856.261453
Useful Load Max Fuel (lbs)14431082
Max Baggage Weight (lbs)250-
Dimensions
Rotor Diameter (ft)3536
Width (ft)25.426.37
Overall Height (ft)10.213.25
Length (ft)41.443
Cabin Height (ft)3.94
Cabin Width (ft)55
Cabin Length (ft)-6.58
Cabin Volume (cu. ft)125130
Baggage Volume Ext. (cu. ft)1674
Engine
No. of Engines12
ManufacturerBellBell
ModelM250-C47E/4PW207D1
Horsepower8621100
FADECYesYes
TBO (hrs)35004000
Fuel TypeJetFuelJetFuel
Fuel Capacity (gal)127.8216.9
Fuel Burn (gph)4676
Avionics
Flight DeckGarmin G1000H NXIBell BasiX-Pro
Flight RulesVFRIFR
Standby InstrumentGyro-
EFISGEA-71HB-
FMS11
Autopilot-1 x 3-Axis
PFD11
MFD11
GPS12
AHRS1-
Flight Director-2
ADC1-
Transponder12
VHF Com22
VHF NAV12
Cabin
Total Seats68
Cockpit22
Standard Cabin Seats56
Max Cabin Seats56
Min Crew11
Other
Gear TypeLow SkidsLow Skids
Rotorhead4-Blade Articulated4-Blade Articulated
Tail Rotor2-Blade4-Blade
Warranty
Pilot Training Credits12
MTX Training Credits-1
Airframe (Yrs)33
Airframe (Hrs)10001000
Engine (Hrs)10001000
Performance
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)133148
Long Range Cruise (ktas)120130
Max Speed (Vne)140155
Max Range (nm)337365
Range Seats Full (nm)337304
Endurance (hrs)44
Max Climb Rate (fpm)-2750
Service Ceiling (ft)1894018710
Hover IGE (ft)1355014130
Hover OGE (ft)1194011290
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