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Breaking down barriers to entry since its introduction, the Bell 505 combines the latest avionics and engine control with world-renowned Bell Jet Ranger performance. Bell’s latest aircraft continues to captivate customers across the globe by offering accessibility to flight experiences for those curious about the world of vertical lift. Whether taking the controls or watching from the passenger seat, more than 300 operators and private owners now have the means to explore the world at a moment’s notice.
Heralded by a global range of flight schools and operators, the aircraft has already garnered success for its support to students during pilot training. Longtime customer, Mark Taylor, the Founder, Co-Owner, and Chief Pilot for Rocky Mountain Rotors remarked on the ease at which students adapt to the new platform. “I see students learning quicker, under less stress,” said Taylor. “Right now, the 505 is the best trainer on the market.” He’s one of many satisfied global customers impressed by its capabilities.
For those looking to take flying lessons but are unsure where to begin, Bell partners with Universal Helicopters Inc., a Certified Training Facility, to offer ab-initio courses that will support students with little to no flight experience. New pilots can receive training in the Bell 505 at various UHI locations- or they will even meet students where they are. In addition to partnering with UHI, Bell offers a broad range of training at its own Bell Training Academy. With Bell’s dedication to educate and empower pilots – experienced and inexperienced – Bell is thrilled to provide hands-on instruction to individuals who might be in the initial stages of helicopter ownership or are just curious about getting a pilot’s license.
Leveraging the familiarity of the Bell 206, the Bell 505 has incorporated features from an iconic platform and modernized them for a new generation of pilots and customers. Operators and private owners worldwide are exploring the benefits of vertical flight and breaking into the industry all due to this premium aircraft. Hear from those who have flown in the world’s most advanced short light single and learn how you can experience the Bell 505.