Compare Bell 407GXi vs Bell 505 JetRanger X vs Robinson Helicopters R66

Bell 407GXi
Bell 505 JetRanger X
Robinson Helicopters R66
ManufacturerBellBellRobinson Helicopters
Aircraft Type407GXi505 JetRanger XR66
Base Aircraft Price (USD)$3,225,000$1,445,000$ 920,000
Direct Operating Cost$ 589$ 441$ 384
DOC / nm$ 4.43$ 3.53$ 3.49
DOC / nm / Seat$ 0.74$ 0.71$ 0.70
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)133125110
Max Range (nm)337306350
Useful Load (lbs)230015001355
Total Seats655
Cockpit222
Standard Cabin Seats533
Max Cabin Seats5--
Min Crew111
Flight Deck (Base Spec)Garmin G1000H NXIGarmin G1000HGyro / Analog
Flight RulesVFRVFRVFR
CertificationFAA / EASAFAA / EASAFAA / EASA
OEM VerificationVERIFIEDVERIFIEDUn-Verified
Weights
MTOW (lbs)500036802700
MTOW External Load (lbs)60004475-
Max External Load (lbs)31002000-
BEW (lbs)270021801345
Useful Load (lbs)230015001355
Fuel Capacity (lbs)856.26568.5493
Useful Load Max Fuel (lbs)1443931.5862
Max Baggage Weight (lbs)250250-
Dimensions
Rotor Diameter (ft)353733
Width (ft)25.46.51-
Overall Height (ft)10.210.6511.4
Length (ft)41.442.4838.3
Cabin Height (ft)3.92.75-
Cabin Width (ft)54.66-
Cabin Length (ft)-7.17-
Cabin Volume (cu. ft)12513750
Baggage Volume Ext. (cu. ft)161818
Engine
No. of Engines111
ManufacturerBellBellRobinson Helicopters
ModelM250-C47E/4Arrius 2RRR300
Horsepower862505300
FADECYesDual-ChannelNo
TBO (hrs)350040002000
Fuel TypeJetFuelJetFuelJetFuel
Fuel Capacity (gal)127.884.8573.6
Fuel Burn (gph)4632.3-
Avionics
Flight DeckGarmin G1000H NXIGarmin G1000HGyro / Analog
Flight RulesVFRVFRVFR
Standby InstrumentGyroDigital-
EFISGEA-71HBGEA-71H-
FMS11-
PFD11-
MFD11-
GPS11-
AHRS1--
Flight Director-1-
ADC1--
Transponder111
VHF Com211
VHF NAV111
Cabin
Total Seats655
Cockpit222
Standard Cabin Seats533
Max Cabin Seats5--
Min Crew111
Other
Gear TypeLow SkidsLow SkidsLow Skids
Rotorhead4-Blade Articulated2-Blade Teetoring2-Blade Teetoring
Tail Rotor2-Blade2-Blade2-Blade
Warranty
Pilot Training Credits11-
Airframe (Yrs)33-
Airframe (Hrs)10001000-
Engine (Hrs)10001000-
Performance
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)133125110
Long Range Cruise (ktas)120112110
Max Speed (Vne)140134130
Max Range (nm)337306350
Range Seats Full (nm)337306341
Endurance (hrs)43.9-
Max Climb Rate (fpm)--1000
Service Ceiling (ft)189401861014000
Hover IGE (ft)135501445010000
Hover OGE (ft)119401046010000
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