Compare Bell 407GXi vs Bell 429WLG GlobalRanger vs Bell 505 JetRanger X

Bell 407GXi
Bell 429WLG GlobalRanger
Bell 505 JetRanger X
ManufacturerBellBellBell
Aircraft Type407GXi429WLG GlobalRanger505 JetRanger X
Base Aircraft Price (USD)$3,225,000$7,700,000$1,445,000
Direct Operating Cost$ 589$ 931$ 441
DOC / nm$ 4.43$ 6.05$ 3.53
DOC / nm / Seat$ 0.74$ 0.76$ 0.71
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)133154125
Max Range (nm)337381306
Useful Load (lbs)230025281500
Total Seats685
Cockpit222
Standard Cabin Seats563
Max Cabin Seats56-
Min Crew111
Flight Deck (Base Spec)Garmin G1000H NXIBell BasiX-ProGarmin G1000H
Flight RulesVFRIFRVFR
CertificationFAA / EASAFAA / EASAFAA / EASA
OEM VerificationVERIFIEDVERIFIEDVERIFIED
Weights
MTOW (lbs)500075003680
MTOW External Load (lbs)600080004475
Max External Load (lbs)310030002000
BEW (lbs)270047152180
Useful Load (lbs)230025281500
Fuel Capacity (lbs)856.261453568.5
Useful Load Max Fuel (lbs)14431075931.5
Max Baggage Weight (lbs)250-250
Dimensions
Rotor Diameter (ft)353637
Width (ft)25.426.376.51
Overall Height (ft)10.212.3910.65
Length (ft)41.44342.48
Cabin Height (ft)3.942.75
Cabin Width (ft)554.66
Cabin Length (ft)-6.587.17
Cabin Volume (cu. ft)125130137
Baggage Volume Ext. (cu. ft)167418
Engine
No. of Engines121
ManufacturerBellBellBell
ModelM250-C47E/4PW207D1Arrius 2R
Horsepower8621100505
FADECYesYesDual-Channel
TBO (hrs)350040004000
Fuel TypeJetFuelJetFuelJetFuel
Fuel Capacity (gal)127.8216.984.85
Fuel Burn (gph)467632.3
Avionics
Flight DeckGarmin G1000H NXIBell BasiX-ProGarmin G1000H
Flight RulesVFRIFRVFR
Standby InstrumentGyro-Digital
EFISGEA-71HB-GEA-71H
FMS111
Autopilot-1 x 3-Axis-
PFD121
MFD121
GPS121
AHRS1--
Flight Director-21
ADC1--
Transponder121
VHF Com221
VHF NAV121
Cabin
Total Seats685
Cockpit222
Standard Cabin Seats563
Max Cabin Seats56-
Min Crew111
Other
Gear TypeLow SkidsRetractable WheelLow Skids
Rotorhead4-Blade Articulated4-Blade Articulated2-Blade Teetoring
Tail Rotor2-Blade4-Blade2-Blade
Warranty
Pilot Training Credits121
MTX Training Credits-1-
Airframe (Yrs)333
Airframe (Hrs)100010001000
Engine (Hrs)100010001000
Performance
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)133154125
Long Range Cruise (ktas)120134112
Max Speed (Vne)140155134
Max Range (nm)337381306
Range Seats Full (nm)337320306
Endurance (hrs)44.13.9
Max Climb Rate (fpm)-2750-
Service Ceiling (ft)189401871018610
Hover IGE (ft)135501413014450
Hover OGE (ft)119401129010460
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