Compare Bell 505 JetRanger X vs Robinson Helicopters R44 Raven II vs Robinson Helicopters R66

Bell 505 JetRanger X
Robinson Helicopters R44 Raven II
Robinson Helicopters R66
ManufacturerBellRobinson HelicoptersRobinson Helicopters
Aircraft Type505 JetRanger XR44 Raven IIR66
Base Aircraft Price (USD)$1,445,000$ 490,000$ 920,000
Direct Operating Cost$ 441$ 257$ 384
DOC / nm$ 3.53$ 2.36$ 3.49
DOC / nm / Seat$ 0.71$ 0.59$ 0.70
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)125109110
Max Range (nm)306300350
Useful Load (lbs)15009951355
Total Seats545
Cockpit2-2
Standard Cabin Seats3-3
Min Crew1-1
Flight Deck (Base Spec)Garmin G1000HGyro / AnalogGyro / Analog
Flight RulesVFRVFRVFR
CertificationFAA / EASAFAA / EASAFAA / EASA
OEM VerificationVERIFIEDUn-VerifiedUn-Verified
Weights
MTOW (lbs)368025002700
MTOW External Load (lbs)4475--
Max External Load (lbs)2000--
BEW (lbs)218015051345
Useful Load (lbs)15009951355
Fuel Capacity (lbs)568.5279493
Useful Load Max Fuel (lbs)931.5716862
Max Baggage Weight (lbs)250--
Dimensions
Rotor Diameter (ft)373333
Width (ft)6.51--
Overall Height (ft)10.6510.811.4
Length (ft)42.4838.338.3
Cabin Height (ft)2.75--
Cabin Width (ft)4.66--
Cabin Length (ft)7.17--
Cabin Volume (cu. ft)137-50
Baggage Volume Int. (cu. ft)-2.5-
Baggage Volume Ext. (cu. ft)18-18
Engine
No. of Engines111
ManufacturerBellRobinson HelicoptersRobinson Helicopters
ModelArrius 2RIO-540RR300
Horsepower505245300
FADECDual-ChannelNoNo
TBO (hrs)400022002000
TBO (yrs)-12-
Fuel TypeJetFuelAvGasJetFuel
Fuel Delivery-Fuel Injected-
Fuel Capacity (gal)84.8529.573.6
Fuel Burn (gph)32.3--
Avionics
Flight DeckGarmin G1000HGyro / AnalogGyro / Analog
Flight RulesVFRVFRVFR
Standby InstrumentDigital--
EFISGEA-71H--
FMS1--
PFD1--
MFD1--
GPS1--
Flight Director1--
Transponder111
VHF Com111
VHF NAV1-1
Cabin
Total Seats545
Cockpit2-2
Standard Cabin Seats3-3
Min Crew1-1
Other
Gear TypeLow SkidsSkidsLow Skids
Rotorhead2-Blade Teetoring2-Blade Teetoring2-Blade Teetoring
Tail Rotor2-Blade2-Blade2-Blade
Warranty
Pilot Training Credits1--
Airframe (Yrs)3--
Airframe (Hrs)1000--
Engine (Hrs)1000--
Performance
Max Cruise Speed (ktas)125109110
Long Range Cruise (ktas)112100110
Max Speed (Vne)134130130
Max Range (nm)306300350
Range Seats Full (nm)306257341
Endurance (hrs)3.9--
Max Climb Rate (fpm)-10001000
Service Ceiling (ft)186101400014000
Hover IGE (ft)14450895010000
Hover OGE (ft)10460-10000
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