Bell 505

Range at VLRC

306 nm | 566 km

Max Cruise

125 kts | 231 km/h



Hover Ceiling IGE

14,450 ft / 4,404 m

External Useful Load

2,295 lbs / 1,041 kg

Hover Ceiling OGE

10,460 ft / 3,188 m

Capable and flexible

The high-tech flight deck & adjustable interior of the Bell 505 cabin makes it extremely cost-competitive and capable to take any challenge.


Mission Specific Design

Flat floor interior with tie-downs offer the flexibility you need to fulfill the mission

Flexible Cabin Space

Removable seats and a higher cabin room than any other in the class offer you an option to utilize the space as needed.

Make your Bell 505 Magnificent

Reach the magnificent entrance of the Maker Aviation Group. The upgrade includes modified pilot and passenger seats, upholstery, new interior panel, PSU (passenger service unit) title, USB charging ports, and extra space.

All Glass Avionics

See all your avionics in one place. The Garmin G1000 displays important flight data and map displays. Thus, you can make decisions at flight speed.

Efficient Engine Power

The only two-channel engine in its class. For more power at altitude, better performance at high temperatures, and greater fuel efficiency – every time you fly.

Metal Rotors

Our two-bladed rotor system with greater inertia adds excellent automatic rotation capabilities. This provides a powerful lift without undue resistance.


  • IS&S ThrustSense Autothrottle
  • Digital Pressurization Indication
  • Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion Avionics Suite
    • Three 14 inch touchscreen displays
    • Synthetic Vision
    • Graphical Flight Planning
    • Integrated Charts and Maps
  • Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System (EICAS)
  • Dual Flight Management System (FMS)
  • Multi-Scan Weather Radar System (WXR)
  • Integrated Terrain Awareness and Warning System (ITAWS)
  • Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance (TCAS II)
  • Automatic Flight Guidance System (AFGS)
  • Dual Navigation and Communication Radios

Manufacturer                   Pratt & Whitney 

CanadaModel                  PT6A-60A

Power Rating                   1,050 shp (1,050 shp)

Propeller Manufacturer    Hartzell

Description                       4 blades, constant-speed, auto feathering, reverse

Maximum Ramp Weight
16,600 lb (7,530 kg)

Maximum Takeoff Weight
16,500 lb (7,484 kg)

Maximum Landing Weight
15,675 lb (7,110 kg)

Usable Fuel Weight
5,192 lb (2,355 kg)

Usable Fuel Volume
775 gal (2,934 l)

Basic Empty Weight Basic Operating Weight
9,455 lb (4,289 kg)

Useful Load
7,145 lb (3,241 kg)

Maximum Payload
3,545 lb (1,608 kg)

Full Fuel Payload
1,953 lb (886 kg)

Hover Ceiling IGE
303 KTAS (561 km/h)

Maximum Range
2,692 nm (4,986 km)

Takeoff Field Length
4,057 ft (1,237 m)

Landing Distance
2,981 ft (909 m)

Maximum Operating Altitude
35,000 ft (10,668 m)

Maximum Climb Rate
2,400 fpm (732 mpm)

Maximum Limit Speed
245 KIAS (454 km/h)

Stall Speed
80 KCAS (148 km/h)