The Bell 505!

With the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering coming up we are proudly hosting one of the exhibitors.
The Bell 505 “Long Ranger X”
The LRX is an American/Canadian light helicopter developed and produced by Bell Helicopter. The Bell 505 was unveiled at the 2013 Paris Airshow in June 2013 as the Bell SLS (Short Light Single). The Bell 505 designation was officially announced in February 2014. Its first flight occurred on November 11, 2014. The helicopter was certified by Transport Canada in December 2016. The Federal Aviation Administration certified in June of 2017.

The 505 is powered by a single Turbomeca Arrius 2R turboshaft producing 504 horsepower.

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(The Bell 505 on the ramp)

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(Bell 505)

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(The Bell 505 on final)

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I really like the kinda swooped back design of that…

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Yeah I like how large the windows are, it’s a really sweet machine going try fly it today or tomorrow

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Only thing I see that is probably for a helicopter no biggie it doesn’t look like you would have really great visibility of the ground in front of you…

It has amazing visibility

It’s in Homer, Alaska right now but this is one off of Google.

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